Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West have welcomed their third baby, a baby girl born via surrogate on Monday (January 15). The actress took to her microblogging site to make the announcement that the surrogate gave birth to a healthy girl weighing 7lbs 6oz at 12:47 am on January 15. Tweeting “She’s Here,” she further wrote, “Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl. We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true with the greatest gift one could give and to our wonderful doctors and nurses for their special care. North and Saint are especially thrilled to welcome their baby sister.” Post her tweet, her Twitter handle was flooded with congratulations messages from fans. Also Read - US Election 2020: Kanye West Announces Presidential Bid; 'You Have My Full Support', Tweets Elon Musk

Kardashian, who began dating American rapper and longtime friend Kanye West in April 2012, got married to him in the year 2014. The actress gave birth to her first child with West, daughter North West, on June 15, 2013 and the couple welcomed their second child, son Saint West, on December 5, 2015, the Kim and Kanye decided to opt for surrogacy for their third child. Reportedly, the couple used a surrogate this time since the actress has placenta accreta, which is a life-threatening condition. Kardashian had been open about the idea of surrogacy since she had serious complications during the birth of her second child, Saint. ALSO READ: (Team Aiyaary Celebrates Sidharth Malhotra’s Birthday With Jawans – See Pics) Also Read - Kim Kardashian West Finally Shares Jaw-Dropping Pictures From Christmas Eve And Fans Can't Keep Calm!

The actress, who appears in E! reality television series ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’, had hinted at wanting a sibling for her kids. Last season on the show, Kardashian-West said, “I want my kids to have siblings, but the doctors don’t feel like it’s safe for me.” Speaking of the newborn, no name has been announced for the newest member of the family as of yet. Congratulations to Kim and Kanye on their growing family. Watch this space for further updates.