Singer Monica Brown and NBA player husband Shannon Brown welcomed their first daughter, Laiyah on September 3.
Wife of NBA player kobe Bryant, Vanessa Bryant was the first to share the news via Instagram on Thursday September 5.
"I am so honored to announce that baby Laiyah Brown has arrived! Mommy and baby are healthy and well," captioned in a photo of Monica and Brown. "Congratulations @shannonbrown26 and @monicamylife! We love you guys and we can't wait to meet Laiyah! #6lbs 9/3/13."
Proud father, Brown shared the first photo of his new daughter on Thursday September 5 via Instagram. The photo shows brown holding his baby daughter along with the caption on the photo, "Daddys girl 'Laiyah.” Brown also expressed his excitement in the comment posted along with the touching photo, "THANK GOD for her!!! JOY has been restored in my LIFE!!!"
Some time before giving birth to baby Laiyah Monica tweeted, "The joy of being a Mother is hard to describe. One thing that's easy is being Thankful . . . #ImGladGodChoseMeToBeTheirMom."
Monica and Shannon Brown were married in 2010 and baby Laiyah is their first daughter together.