Local 8 News Anchor Amanda Hara and husband welcome baby boy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- Amanda Hara and her husband Audun Hansen welcomed a baby boy on Monday.

Baby H arrived Monday, January 8 at 1:10 p.m. weighing 8 pounds 7 ounces and 21.5 inches long. Mom and baby looked to be doing well.

Amanda posted the exciting news to her Facebook page:

"Guess who’s here!? Baby H arrived Monday, 1-8-18 at 1:10 PM weighing 8 pounds 7 ounces and measuring 21.5 inches long! He’s a good boy and looks exactly like his dad. Thank you everyone for your support, advice, and kind words throughout this entire process!"

Amanda and her husband first announced her pregnancy on July 11 on Local 8 News at 11 p.m. The happy couple, married in August 2016, revealed they were having a boy on July 25.

Amanda's due date was originally set for January 19. During her pregnancy, Amanda encouraged other families in East Tennessee to share their stories and parenting tips with her on Facebook.

Congrats to Audun and Amanda!

If you would like to share your well wishes, find Amanda on Facebook.