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On Tuesday, E! News reported that Mindy Kaling gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Katherine Kaling, on December 15.

The news of Kalingā€™s pregnancy was first reported in July, and she described it at the time as ā€œan unexpected surprise.ā€ A month later, Kaling elaborated on NBCā€™s Sunday Today With Willie Geist that she was ā€œreally excitedā€ to become a mom. ā€œItā€™s so unknown to me,ā€ said Kaling. ā€œI have a lot of control over a lot of aspects of my life, and this is one where Iā€™m like, ā€˜OK, itā€™s out of my hands,ā€™ which is kind of a fun feeling.ā€ The 38-year-old actress and writer is starring in the forthcoming film A Wrinkle in Time, as well as Oceanā€™s 8.

In the following months, Kaling went on to make a few additional, brief statement about her pregnancy (including revealing the sex of her child on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in October), but never revealed the identity of the father.

Congratulations to Mindy!