New parents Beyoncé, 30, and Jay-Z, 42, are “in heaven” with baby Blue! The superstar couple released a statement to Us Weekly about welcoming daughter Blue Ivy Carter over the weekend, shattering rumors that the little girl was delivered via C-section.
Hello Hello Baby Blue!” they stated. “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.”
The R&B royal couple said the birth of their first child occurred at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City: “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.”
The proud papa was so overwhelmed by the arrival of his daughter, he immediately hit the recording studio to record Glory, a touching song about the joys of parenthood and the pain of a past miscarriage.
Congrats again to the happy couple!