<p><span></span>It's an <a href="http://dynamic.bauerpublishing.com/mt-search.fcgi?blog_id=2&tag=american idol&limit=20&IncludeBlogs=2"><em>American Idol</em></a> baby! On Aug. 28, season-seven <em>Idol</em> contestant <strong>Jason Castro</strong> welcomed his first child with wife Mandy Mayhall. "My beautiful baby girl's first smile!" Jason tweeted with a photo of the newborn yesterday. "We are happy to welcome Madeline Emilia Castro to our family!" </p>
"Now I am excited to announce that there will be a new addition to the Castro family!" Jason wrote on his personal website in April. "My wife and I are expecting our first child this August. We just found out yesterday that it's going to be a girl! haha that makes me laugh... what am i going to do with a sweet little girl?! probably just smile a lot... i cannot wait!!!"
The 24-year-old, who married Mandy in January 2010 after proposing to her on Halloween in 2009, finished fourth on the hit Fox series in 2008.
"It's an exciting time," he wrote on his website about the upcoming arrival of Madeline. "I'm in a happy place."
Congratulations to the happy couple!
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