Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio and long term boyfriend Jamie Mazur welcomed their first child, a girl named Anja Louise Ambrosio Mazur, into the world at 7:32 on Sunday evening at the St.Helena clinic in Florianopolis.
It is rumoured that that the labour lasted 7 hours and was uncomplicated. Alessandra hoped for a natural birth however a caesarian section was resorted to by doctors in the end to deliver the baby. She was surrounded by family members, one of whom videoed and photograhed the whole thing!
The director of the clinic is quoted as saying (translated from portuguese) "She is a very attentive mother, careful, dedicated. She is patient, sympathetic and that captivated everyone in the maternity ward."
Various sources are saying that mother and baby are both healthy and left the clinic early on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the New York Times, pictures of Anja are in the process of being bid on by various international publications, and some of the proceeds going to Multiple Sclerosis Children's Fund