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Karla Souza Welcomes Third Baby After a 'Marathon' 33 Hours of Labor: 'You Read That Right'

The actress and her husband Marshall Trenkmann are already parents daughter Gianna and son Luka

<p>Karla Souza/Instagram</p> Karla Souza welcomes her third baby

Karla Souza/Instagram

Karla Souza welcomes her third baby

Karla Souza's family has grown by one more!

On Friday, the Home Economics actress, 38, announced that she welcomed her third baby, daughter Giulia, sharing the news on her Instagram. Posting a few photos from the hospital of her newborn baby daughter, Souza reflected on the "marathon" 33 hours of labor that she endured.

"After a marathon 33 hours of labor that stopped and started more times than a film production during Covid, we are overjoyed to announce the arrival of our beautiful daughter, Giulia! 🌸," Souza wrote in her caption.

"Yes, you read that right – 33 hours. The plot twist? The doctor and the epidural didn’t make it in time! 🏃‍♂️💨."

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Related: Karla Souza Recalls 3-Year-Old Daughter's Act of Defiance: 'She Peed on Herself to Get Back at Me!'

The How to Get Away with Murder star went on to thank her doula and her doctor before taking a moment to express her gratitude for her husband, Marshall Trenkmann.

"Last but definitely not least, to my rock, my husband, who stood by my side for those endless 33 hours, providing unwavering support and holding my leg up – this time, with even more enthusiasm," she joked in her dedication. "Marshall look what God has gifted us! ‘Wonderful are your works’. 🙌🏽."

Souza and her husband are also parents to daughter Gianna, 5, and son Luka, 3.

In 2021, the proud mom shared a hilarious story while appearing on The Kelly Clarkson Show, revealing that her daughter had recently become quite stubborn.

"The other day, I told her not to do something that she really wanted to do. And I was like, 'No, Gianna … no, we're not doing that,' " Souza said. "She was standing, she looked at me, and she started peeing."

Host Kelly Clarkson gasped and said, "Just looking at you like: 'Watch this. And you're gonna pick it up.'"

"Yup, and she peed down," said Souza, who stood up and motioned her hand down her leg. "And I have read the books, so I was like, 'Don't give her what she wants. She wants to piss you off,' so I was just like, 'Alright, aisle three needs a cleanup,' and I just left."

The actress said her daughter's actions made her question what kind of child she was raising.

"Inside, I was like, 'No, she didn't. What kind of daughter do I have?' So, I just pretended like it was fine, but she peed on herself to get back at me!"

She added that making her daughter help with the cleanup ended up backfiring. "She was like, 'Oh, yay! We get to have fun cleaning it up!'"

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