"And Unto Us, A Child Is Born" is the twenty-third episode of Season 1 of The Secret Life of the American Teenager. It aired on March 16, 2009.


Amy gives birth to her baby whom her and Ashley name John Juergens and it makes her see just how hard motherhood really is. Friends and family gather at the hospital to give their support to the Juergens family, who eagerly await the arrival of Amy's baby. At the same time, Ben and Ricky agree to forge a friendship as they discuss their future relationship. When Adrian arrives at the hospital to support Ricky, Grace tells Ricky that she's getting back together with Jack. Several hours later, Amy's baby is finally born. Amy's classmates all get to see the baby, and Amy and Ashley decide to name him John. Upon returning home, however, Amy struggles with adjusting to being a new mom. Later, Ricky visits his newborn son and realizes he might like fatherhood, while Ashley and George surprise Anne by moving out of the family home.