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Monica & Husband Shannon Brown Welcome A Baby Girl — Congrats

Fri, September 6, 2013 12:32pm EDT by Kristine Kowalski 5 Comments
Monica Gives Birth

The R&B singer gave birth to a little girl named Laiyah on Sept. 3. Monica and her NBA Phoenix Suns player husband added a darling little girl to their family of three young boys. Congrats!

Monica, 32, and her NBA husband Shannon Brown welcomed a beautiful 6-pound baby girl named Laiyah on Sept. 3. This is the couple’s first daughter together. They announced their exciting news on Sept. 6.

Monica Gives Birth: Singer & Husband Shannon Brown Welcome A Baby Girl Named Laiyah

Laiyah is the couple’s first child together, and the first baby girl in the family! Monica has two sons, Rodney and Romelo, with rapper Rocko. Shannon has a son named Christopher.

Family friend Vanessa Bryant — wife of Kobe Bryant — broke the news on her Instagram account on Sept. 6, posting a pic of Monica and Shannon with the following message:

I am so honored to announce that baby Laiyah Brown has arrived! Mommy and baby are healthy and well.

Congratulations @shannonbrown26 and @monicamylife! We love you guys and we can’t wait to meet Laiyah! #6lbs 9/3/13

Proud dad Shannon confirmed her message by posting a pic holding his little girl with his own exciting message on his own Instagram:

I THANK GOD for her!!! JOY has been restored in my LIFE!!!

Congrats to the happy couple!

Monica Reveals Daughter’s Name: Laiyah

Monica revealed her daughter’s beautiful name at her baby shower! “It was girly, feminine, and picked by her godmother so it has special meaning,” she told People.

Monica also explained that she’s happy to finally be welcoming a little girl into her family of three boys. “I know everything about WrestleMania and Tonka Trucks so I’m excited to share shopping dates and manis and pedis with her,” she told the mag.

What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Are you happy it’s a girl for Monica?

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