Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Welcome Baby Via Surrogate

It's a girl, and child No. 3 for the power couple
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 16, 2018 11:25 AM CST
A 2016 photo of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – The power couple of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have added to their family, with the help of a surrogate. TMZ reports that the couple's surrogate mother gave birth to a healthy baby girl on Monday. It's child No. 3 for the pair and the first time they've used a surrogate. Kardashian had complications with the birth of their second child, Saint, that made giving birth to another child too risky.

"Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl," Kim said in a statement, per E! Online. "We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true with the greatest gift one could give," she said, adding that "North and Saint are especially thrilled to welcome their baby sister." No word yet on a name, but the new arrival weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. (Read more Kim Kardashian stories.)

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