via press release:



During a taping of ABC’s “The Chew” today in New York, new mom Daphne Oz, appeared via Skype. This appearance was her first on the show since giving birth to her first child, a daughter, on February 26. Oz revealed that she and her husband John named their daughter Philomena Bijou Jovanovic. For foodies, and in true food fashion, that’s “PBJ” for short. However, Oz did say that the couple refers to her by her nickname “Philo.” During their video chat, Oz talks to her fellow co-hosts about the blessings and challenges of being a new mom, including Philomena’s birth, her sleeping patterns and her appetite. “The Chew” hosts also exclusively unveiled the first photo of Oz with Philomena.


The show will air today at 1:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 noon, PT.


Oz first revealed she was expecting during the Season Three premiere of “The Chew” on September 10, 2013. She is currently on maternity leave and is expected to return to “The Chew” in late April.


Celebrating and exploring life through food, “The Chew” is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott’s Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, “The Chew” serves up everything food — from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more — all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, “The Chew” is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series.


Follow “The Chew” (@thechew) and hosts Mario Batali (@mariobatali); Michael Symon (@chefsymon); Clinton Kelly (@clinton_kelly); Carla Hall (@carlahall) and Daphne Oz (@DaphneOz) on Twitter ™


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