“We are in heaven,” gush new parents Beyoncé and Jay-Z, who welcomed their bundle of joy Blue Ivy on Saturday night in New York.
In a statement issued today, the couple share their joy over the arrival of their baby girl:
“Life just got REALLY good.
Hello Hello Baby Blue!
We are happy to announce the arrival of our beautiful daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, born on Saturday, January 7, 2012.
Her birth was emotional and extremely peaceful, we are in heaven.
She was delivered naturally at a healthy 7 lbs and it was the best experience of both of our lives.
We are thankful to everyone for all your prayers, well wishes, love and support.
Beyoncé & JAY Z”
Earlier today the proud papa also unveiled a new song, ‘Glory,’ in honor of his daughter.