Beyonce Knowles gave birth to baby Blue Ivy Carter via scheduled caesarean section at hospital in New York over the weekend. Find out more details about the birth of the newest Carter family member!

It's a baby girl for Beyonce and her hubby Jay-Z. The happy couple has welcomed their baby girl on Saturday in New York. Beyonce, who announced her pregnancy in a very original way, at the 2011 MTV Music Awards where she paraded on stage for a performance and on the red carpet holding her hand over her abdomen to reveal her growing baby bump.

Beyonce's pregnancy created a media frenzy and the paparazzi tried to cover the diva's every move. Although rumors started to flood the media that Beyonce has already given birth around New Year's, Beyonce appeared in public, just a few days ago, looking heavily pregnant and tried to cover her baby bump with a scarf and a blazer.

There were many speculations with regards to the due date of B's baby, with the latest date speculated being February, but to everyone's surprise, the couple's bundle of joy came just a week past New Year's. Apparently, the 30 year old singer turned towards caesarean to deliver her baby, and the operation was a success. It's rumored that the celebrity couple wanted to make sure that nothing disturbs their privacy and that the mother and baby are safe as they turned towards heavy security measures at the Lenox Hill Hospital. The proud parents decided to name their baby girl Blue Ivy and celebrities have already turned to their Twitter pages to congratulate the Carter family.

Celebs such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Rihanna, Solange, Russell Simmons, P.Diddy and many more wrote congratulating messages to the couple. Gwyneth Paltrow wrote on Twitter:
“Welcome to the world Blue! We love you already”

Rihanna also turned to Twitter to congratulate the Carter family for the arrival of the newest member of the family, Blue Ivy. She wrote:
“Welcome to the world princess Carter! Love Aunty Rih”

Solange gave a subtle hint to her fans via Twitter as she wrote two subtle messages that hinted to the birth of her niece. Solange wrote:
“The most beautiful girl in the world.”
“Information that goes through the telephone, always gets delivered wrong”

So far the happy couple has not issued a statement with regards to the birth of their baby girl and no photos have been released to the media, so we'll just have to wait until the proud couple decides to introduce their bundle of joy to the world!

Beyonce Welcomes Baby Blue Ivy Carter

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