Jordin Sparks is now a first-time mom!
The singer and her husband, Dana Isaiah, have welcomed their new baby boy, Dana Isaiah Jr., and shared the first public photo exclusively with PEOPLE.
“It was miraculously beautiful,” Sparks said of the birth. “Dana caught him with my midwife, Simona, and when he handed him to me, I was absolutely overwhelmed with joy. He was and is everything we imagined.”
Sparks also announced the news in an Instagram post: “He's here & we couldn't be more in love!!!” she wrote. “Go DJ !”
According to PEOPLE, Sparks and Isaiah welcomed DJ on Wednesday evening at the Natural Birth Center & Women’s Wellness, Los Angeles. He was born weighing 8 lbs. 4.5 oz. and measuring 21½ inches.
Sparks announced last fall that she had secretly married Isaiah and that they were also expecting their first child. They were married in mid-July in a wedding ceremony in Hawaii.
Sparks shared her pregnancy journey with photos on Instagram, telling ESSENCE that she was excited to be a mother.
“I'm excited to see the wonder. I'm excited to see what he looks like — see how his personality is, and how he grows. I'm also excited to see Dana as a father. I'm excited to see how I am. The sleepless nights, I'm a little nervous about. I've had a lot of those over my career, but at the same time I know that'll be worth it.”
Congrats to the new parents!