Beyonce has finally become a mother. The 30-year-old singer gave birth to a baby girl in New York on Saturday, January 7.
Beyonce gave birth via C-section, “baby and mom are doing just fine”, Good Morning America reported. The girl was named Blue Ivy Carter.
According to Good Morning America, the couple chose “Ivy” because of the significance of the number “4″ or “IV”: Beyonce and Jay-Z were born on September 4 and December 4, respectively, were married on April 4, 2008, and Beyonce’s latest album is entitled ’4′).
This is the couple’s first child.
”Welcome to the world princess Carter! Love Aunty Rih”, Rihanna wrote on Twitter after the baby was born. “Congrats to my good friends Beyonce and Jay-Z”, Russell Simmons also wrote.