The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jacqueline Laurita has welcomed a baby boy.

Nicholas Francis Laurita -- who weighed weighed in at 8 lbs. and 8 oz. -- was born Thursday morning, a Bravo rep tells

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Nicholas is the third child for Laurita, who has a son, CJ, 6, with her husband Chris and Ashley, 17, from a previous relationship.

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That's not the only baby news hitting New Jersey. Housewife Teresa Giudice is also expecting her fourth child in September.

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