Soap Actress Michelle Stafford Welcomes a Baby Girl!

"Young and the Restless" star Michelle Stafford is the proud new mom of a baby girl, born via surrogate Monday, December 21.

Little Natalia Scout Lee Stafford weighed in at 8lbs., 3 oz., according to

Reps for the actress tell the mag that Stafford is "out of her mind happy" -- and the baby is "healthy, gorgeous and amazing."

The 43-year-old decided to work with a surrogate after unsuccessful attempts with fertility treatments over the past several years.