Lisa Ling Gives Birth to Baby Girl Jett!

Lisa Ling attends the 2012 Women's Media Awards at Guastavino's on November 13, 2012 in New York City. Cindy Ord/Getty

Lisa Ling is a new mom! The 39-year-old journalist welcomed a baby girl with husband Paul Song on Friday, March 8, Us Weekly can confirm.

Jett Ling Song was born in Santa Monica, Calif., at 1:24 p.m. She weighed in at 6 pounds, 6 ounces.

"We feel so blessed that this day has arrived," Ling told Us in an exclusive statement. We're nervously excited to begin this next chapter in our lives with our little Jett."

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This is the first child for the couple of five years, who suffered a devastating miscarriage in 2010. Ling confirmed her pregnancy on Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show in October. "I was trying to keep [my pregnancy] quiet for a long time, but I'm starting to get to the point where it looks like I have this really big beer belly," she joked. "I figured I'd better share it publicly."

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Ling told Us in January that she was putting the finishing touches on a eco-friendly, chic nursery. "We're doing a partial green nursery and trying as hard as we can to do as much organic stuff for our nursery as we can," she said.

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But she was still debating what kind of diapers to use. "I don't know that I'm going to entirely do cloth diapers," the mom-to-be admitted. "I'd like to be be ambitious about it, but in all honesty I can't say that I will."

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