Saturday 20 January 2018

The First Daughter: Chelsea Clinton welcomes baby girl

Chelsea Clinton stands on stage during the Clinton Global Citizens awards ceremony for the Clinton Global Initiative 2014 (CGI) in New York. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
Chelsea Clinton stands on stage during the Clinton Global Citizens awards ceremony for the Clinton Global Initiative 2014 (CGI) in New York. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
The Clinton clan.
Chelsea Clinton, left, and her husband Marc Mezvinsky
Chelsea Clinton at UCD
Chelsea Clinton and Hillary Clinton
Chelsea Clinton speaks during the Clinton Global Citizens awards ceremony for the Clinton Global Initiative 2014 (CGI) in New York. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a baby girl.

The daughter of former US President Bill Clinton this morning welcomed a daughter Charlotte with her husband of five years, Marc Mezvinksy.

The Clinton clan.
The Clinton clan.

She announced the news via social media, saying: "Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky."

It is the first child for both.

Chelsea Clinton, left, and her husband Marc Mezvinsky
Chelsea Clinton, left, and her husband Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea continued working late into her pregnancy, including an appearance at a New York event just five days ago.

Chelsea announced her pregnancy during a Clinton Foundation event dedicated to empowering young women.

Chelsea Clinton at UCD earlier this year
Chelsea Clinton at UCD earlier this year
Chelsea Clinton and Hillary Clinton

"Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year," she said.

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