Actress Paula Garces has given birth to her first child.

The Colombian beauty and her husband Antonio Hernandez welcomed a son, Antonio Andres Hernandez, on Wednesday (20Nov13).

Garces' step-daughter Skye tells People magazine, "After a difficult 14-hour labor, my mom had to have an emergency c-section. My brother was born beautiful and healthy, thank God, and (she) is doing well also."

This is Garces' first child with Hernandez, whom she wed in 2002. Skye is Hernandez's daughter from a previous relationship.

Garces, best known for her role as Maria in the Harold & Kumar comedy films, has also starred on U.S. soap All My Children and Tv series Devious Maids.