Beyoncé, 30, and Jay-Z, 42, welcomed daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, into the world on Saturday night. “She was delivered naturally at a healthy 7 lbs and it was the best experience of both of our lives,” reads the joint statement published on BeyonceOnline.com.

Below is the statement in it’s entirety:

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

I’m following the cute and absurd stories about the new baby, so for more click on the ‘“Beyoncé Baby Absurdity” tag below to keep up. And tweet any cute and absurd stories about Princess Blue Ivy my way too at @thisisjorge.

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