Celebrity Parents Ryan Gosling Is 'Madly in Love' with His and Eva Mendes's Baby Girl, Source Says He and Eva Mendes are getting help from some special family members, a source tells PEOPLE By Jennifer Garcia and Jeff Nelson Jeff Nelson Instagram Twitter Jeff Nelson is a Staff Editor at PEOPLE. For nearly a decade, he has worked across the brand's entertainment verticals, reporting on breaking news and writing and editing across platforms, as well as securing A-list cover exclusives, including Barry Manilow's coming out and an at-home interview with Madonna. Jeff has appeared as an expert on Good Morning America, Extra, HLN and SiriusXM, as well as at RuPaul's DragCon as a moderator. He studied magazine journalism at Drake University, graduating with a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 18, 2014 08:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Dara Kushner/INF Hey, girl – you have a proud papa! Ryan Gosling and longtime girlfriend Eva Mendes welcomed a daughter Friday, and the new dad couldn’t be happier. “Ryan is madly in love with the baby,” a source tells PEOPLE of the infatuated father, 33, adding that Mendes, 40, is loving her new title of “mom.” And the proud parents aren’t alone in their doting: Grandmas Gosling and Mendes are doing their share of pampering, too. “Ryan’s mom and Eva’s mom have both been helping,” the source says. “They have both been great. The grandmothers are both very excited and both very hands-on – as much as they can be.” Mendes is “absolutely in heaven being a mom. She’s never been happier,” a source told PEOPLE after the birth. “She and Ryan are just in awe of this beautiful person they created. It’s a really special time for them.” PHOTOS: 10 Hot Shots of Eva Mendes’s Baby Daddy Want more stories like this? Sign up for our newsletter and other special offers: sign me up Thank you for signing up!