Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Announce Daughter’s Arrival in Joint Statement

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are on cloud nine following the birth of their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, over the weekend. The new parents have released a joint statement sharing their happiness and thanking their supporters for the well wishes. They also dismissed previous reports that Beyoncé had a C-section, revealing that the baby was born naturally at seven pounds. Read their message below.

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