Gail Simmons: ‘Top Chef’ Judge Welcomes A Baby Girl — Congrats

Thu, January 2, 2014 4:15pm EDT by 1 Comment
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The ‘Top Chef’ judge and her husband welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Dahlia, on Dec. 29. Congrats to the happy couple!

Gail Simmons and her husband Jeremy Abrams welcomed their first child, a healthy baby girl named Dahlia Rae Abrams, on Dec. 29. The Top Chef judge kept her pregnancy concealed while filming the New Orleans-based season of the show, but definitely indulged in the yummy delicacies the chefs served up!

Gail Simmons Baby Born: ‘Top Chef’ Judge Welcomes Baby Girl Dahlia Rae Abrams

Gail, 37, gave birth to her little bundle of joy just in time for the new year!

“Dahlia weighed 7 lbs, 3 oz.,” Gail’s rep told HollywoodLife.com. “Mother, father and baby are doing wonderfully.”

Gail Simmons Shares ‘Top Chef’ Pregnancy Diet

As a chef and foodie, it’s no surprise that Gail decided to indulge in lots of delicious and healthy food while filming Top Chef: New Orleans during her pregnancy — making sure to limit the foods that might not be safe for her baby.

“There were very few things on this season that I couldn’t eat,” she told USA Today. If she encountered something raw, “I knew, I would see it and just eat around it. (Or) eat the garnish, ask Tom [Colicchio] what he thought. I think there was maybe twice when there was something in front of me that because I was pregnant I couldn’t eat it.”

Gail concealed her pregnancy on the show, but made a personal effort to eat safely. “I didn’t drink, I didn’t drink caffeine and I didn’t eat raw food — raw protein,” she explained. “I didn’t eat raw meat, raw fish, raw eggs and raw cheese. But otherwise you can eat anything you want! I have definitely cut back on eating cured meats, but that’s OK. It’s just nine months. I’m not finding it that difficult. I eat for a living, so I was very worried. And it’s really not that restrictive.”

What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Do you like the name Dahlia Rae?

–  Kristine Hope Kowalski

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