'Hands-On' Dad Kanye West Is 'So Excited' for New Baby: 'She Came After a Dark Time'
Kanye West is thrilled to become a dad for the third time, a source tells PEOPLE of the rapper, who welcomed a daughter with Kim Kardashian West Monday
A source close to the 40-year-old rapper tells PEOPLE that West is completely ready to be a dad for the third time. “He’s so excited,” says the insider. “He said that being a dad is what he does best.”
“He does everything that a dad does,” explains the source. “Even diaper duty. Kanye knows how to change a diaper 100 percent! That’s very important to him.”
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The source, who previously told PEOPLE how the couple was in nesting mode, says that West credits his children with helping him through some difficult times.
“Kanye says that his children have saved his life,” says the source. “This one in particular came along after a very dark time. He’s so in love with his kids.”
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“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,” she wrote.
“North and Saint are especially thrilled to welcome their baby sister,” added the new mom of three, noting that her baby girl was “healthy” and “beautiful.”