Beyonce and Jay-Z on Blue Ivy: "We Are in Heaven!"

Celebrity Moms Jan. 9, 2012 AT 4:35PM
Beyonce and Jay-Z on Blue Ivy: "We Are in Heaven!" Credit: Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Bey and Jay speak, at last!

On Monday, two days after welcoming their first child together, Beyonce and Jay-Z released a statement to Us Weekly about welcoming daughter Blue Ivy Carter -- dispelling rumors that the little girl was delivered via C-section.

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"Hello Hello Baby Blue!" the note from Beyonce, 30, and Jay-Z, 42, begins.

"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."

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Continues the superstar couple of the birth, which occurred at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC: "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."

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Jay-Z was so overwhelmed by his first child Saturday that he immediately hit the recording studio to record "Glory," a touching song about the couple's struggle to conceive and the joy of parenthood.

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