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OTRC: Thandie Newton welcomes son, Booker Jombe, in home birth

Thandie Newton and husband Ol Parker appear at the 2013 BAFTA Award Season Tea Party in Los Angeles, California on Jan. 12, 2013. (Tony DiMaio / startraksphoto.com)

Congratulations to actress Thandie Newton and husband Ol Parker.

Newton welcomed her and Parker's third child, a son named Booker Jombe Parker, on March 3. The actress, known for her roles in the films "Crash" and "The Pursuit of Happyness," shared the news of the birth on her official Twitter account.

"Our baby boy is finally here! Booker Jombe Parker. Born joyously at home yesterday," Newton tweeted.

Newton and Parker, who wed in 1998, have two other children together, daughters Ripley, 13, and Nico, 9. Her newborn son, Booker, is also the third child the actress has delivered in an at-home birth, she revealed.

"My 3rd home birth with brilliant independent midwife Caroline Flint - and Carole Goddard @PhoenixMidwives. Keep independent midwifery alive!," the actress tweeted.

(Pictured: Thandie Newton and husband Ol Parker appear at the 2013 BAFTA Award Season Tea Party in Los Angeles, California on Jan. 12, 2013. Credit: Tony DiMaio / startraksphoto.com)

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