She's here! Fans of the Kardashians have been on high alert over the past several months, as baby news and rumors have been flying too fast even for those of us used to... keeping up! But now we officially have something to celebrate: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have welcomed their newest addition, and they are officially "so in love" with their new baby girl. And, of course, they're not the only ones!
Of course, Kim's sister Khloé Kardashian was one of the first celebrities to publicly respond to the thrilling news that she's an auntie again. Grandma (Grandmomager?) Kris Jenner also retweeted her daughter's exciting news.
"Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl," Kim announced on her app Tuesday, according to E! News. "We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true with the greatest gift one could give and to our wonderful doctors and nurses for their special care. North and Saint are especially thrilled to welcome their baby sister."
Saint and North's little sister made her arrival on Jan. 15, 2018 at 12:47 a.m. PT, weighing 7 lbs and 6 oz., Kim shared on her website, in an announcement rocking a particularly pretty shade of millennial pink, I might add.
Jersey Shore's JWoww was one of the first celeb moms to share her excitement, tweeting out a link to an article about the baby news with the caption, "Officially a family of 5!"
The road to becoming this fivesome hasn't been easy, as any Kardashian fan can tell you. Kim and Kanye do of course already have two children, 4-year-old daughter North and 2-year-old son Saint, but those pregnancies weren't easy on Kim. During both of her pregnancies, Kim suffered from placenta accreta — a potentially very dangerous condition where part of the placenta fuses to the wall of the uterus. Kim also suffered from preeclampsia during her first pregnancy with North and was forced to deliver nearly six weeks early, reported Pop Culture.
“Given her health scares in the past, Kim felt the need to hire a surrogacy agency that helped serve as the liaison in finding a healthy woman who would be a great surrogate option for her and Kanye," a source told People about Kim's decision to go the surrogate route for her third baby. "They want everything to be perfect and for the baby to be extremely healthy."
It seems like this wasn't an easy choice. While promoting her new KKW Crystal Gardenia fragrance back in November 2017, Kim told Entertainment Tonight that even though she hated being pregnant, she would have preferred to carry her baby herself.
I hated being pregnant and I never thought I'd ever ... I thought this was going to be so easy, but you know, even in how much I hated it, if I could do it myself I would have preferred that. So, that inner struggle is kind of hard, but I am just rolling with it and it is what it is.
She also had some thoughts for anyone who might accuse moms who take this route as choosing "the easy way:"
Anyone that says or thinks it is just the easy way out is just completely wrong. I think it is so much harder to go through it this way, because you are not really in control. ... Obviously you pick someone that you completely trust and that you have a good bond and relationship with, but it is still … knowing that I was able to carry my first two babies and not my baby now, it’s hard for me.
The most important thing now, though, is that the baby is here, and she's incredibly loved. That's the ultimate goal, and always cause for celebration!
Khloé’s BFF, DASH Dolls star Khadijah Haqq McCray, cut right to the chase with her celebratory tweet.
Neither can the rest of the world! Let's see some photos, guys!
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