It's a Boy for Gwen Stefani
The singer and husband Gavin Rossdale welcome their first child
Gwen Stefani and her husband of three years, rocker Gavin Rossdale, welcomed their first child together on Friday – a 7 1/2 lb. baby boy named Kingston James McGregor Rossdale.
Stefani gave birth at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Both mother and child are doing well, said her rep.
On Saturday, Rossdale told PEOPLE: “Gwen’s doing great! She looks amazing and she’s doing real good.”
Asked how it feels to be a new father, Rossdale added, “It’s great! I love it!”
Stefani had long been open about her desire to be a mom. “I’m hoping my children will save me from my vanity,” she told PEOPLE in 2004.
One thing is for certain: The baby will be well-dressed.
In recent months, Stefani and Rossdale were spotted stocking up on baby goods at trendy London boutiques like Elias & Grace in the couple’s Primrose Hill neighborhood. And Stefani, a successful fashion designer, has added clothes for babies and toddlers to her Harajuku Lovers line.
Stefani first announced her pregnancy last December during a concert in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. “I want you to say it loud enough so the baby hears it,” Stefani yelled to the audience during a sing-along on her song “Crash.” The crowd went wild.
“This is the end of a huge chapter for me,” Stefani added. A camera then cut to an audience member holding a hand-lettered poster that read: “Congrats on Baby.”
Stefani, 36, and Rossdale, 40, married in September 2002 in two separate ceremonies: a London wedding at St. Paul’s Church and Los Angeles nuptials two weeks later.
The pair began dating in 1995, when Stefani’s band, No Doubt, toured as openers for Rossdale’s then-group, Bush.
This is the first child for Stefani; Rossdale discovered in 2004 that he has a 16-year-old daughter, Daisy, with his ex, fashion designer Pearl Lowe.