Beyoncé & Jay-Z Speak Out About Baby Blue Ivy Carter: "We Are In Heaven"
Beyoncé and Jay-Z are speaking out for the first time since welcoming their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, on Saturday in NYC.
"Hello, Hello Baby Blue!" the couple tells OK! in a joint statement. "We are happy to announce the arrival of our beautiful daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, born on Saturday, January 7, 2012." OK! NEWS: BEYONCÉ & JAY-Z'S BABY GIRL BLUE IVY CARTER — THE MEANING OF HER NAME! Beyoncé delivered the couple's baby girl at Lenox Hill Hospital on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and Jay-Z has been there while the new mom recovers. "Her birth was emotional and extremely peaceful, we are in heaven," Beyoncé and Jay-Z explain. "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." OK! NEWS: JAY-Z RELEASES SONG 'GLORY' FEATURING HIS DAUGHTER, BLUE IVY CARTER! So it seems reports of a C-section were false! The couple confirms she delivered naturally and that mom and baby are both doing well. Congrats again and welcome to the world, Blue Ivy!