Padma Lakshmi Welcomes Baby Girl 'Top Chef' host has not revealed the father's identity By Emily Rauhala, Newser User Posted Feb 22, 2010 10:22 AM CST 4 comments Comments Padma Lakshmi only had one strong craving during her pregnancy: cinnamon donuts. (Getty Images) (Newser) – Padma Lakshmi gave birth to a girl on Saturday. Though the Top Chef star shared her first child's name—it's Krishna—she's still mum on the identity of the baby's father. Lakshmi, 39, suffers from endometriosis, a condition linked to infertility, and her pregnancy was considered a "medical miracle," Us notes. Click here for PopEater's take on possible babydaddy candidates.