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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper welcomes first baby

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Congratulations are in order for Ellie Kemper, who is now a first-time mum! The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star has welcomed a baby with her husband Michael Koman.

Details surrounding the little bundle of joy – including the baby's sex, birth date or name – have not been released, People reports.

Ellie, 36, confirmed that she was pregnant in April. The actress announced the news on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, explaining how she broke the news to her fellow cast members and crew.

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Ellie Kemper is now a first-time mum

"[My pregnancy] didn't really affect filming [Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 2] until the very end," said Ellie. "We had a table read and I saw that my character was supposed to be on a roller coaster. I was Googling pregnant women on roller coasters."

She let the show's writer and executive producer Tina Fey in on her secret, but wanted to hold back telling her other co-stars.

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The 36-year-old actress announced her pregnancy in April

"Because it was still so early on we decided we'll just tell people that I have a back injury and that's why I can't ride the roller coaster," she said. "I could not act like I had a back injury. I kept forgetting I had one so I would do things someone with a back injury can't do.

"They'd yell lunch and I'd leap up and [do] cartwheels to catering. You're not supposed to do that!"

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Ellie and her husband Michael Koman married in 2012

Ellie and her screenwriter husband Michael got engaged in 2012, and married in July of that year.

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During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show when she was in her second trimester, Ellie added: "I'm very excited. I feel not nauseous. I feel good. Both my husband and I are very excited."

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