Jay-Z & Beyonce Break Silence on Baby's Birth

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Jay-Z & Beyonce Break Silence on Baby's Birth

If you've been on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media site within the last 24 hours you know that everyone has something to say about the birth of Jay-Z and Beyonce's baby. Now, the parents have weighed in with an official statement below:

Hello Hello Baby Blue!

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.

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.

-- Beyonce & JAY Z

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Beyonce first announced her pregnancy at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards by cradling her burgeoning baby bump on the red carpet and after her performance of Love On Top.