She gave birth to her child at 9.36 pm. The baby boy weighed almost 3 kg. Announcing the good news on her website, she wrote, "We are happy to announce the birth of Milan Pique Mebarak, son of Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Pique, born Jan. 22nd at 9:36 pm, in Barcelona, Spain."
On Tuesday morning, before the birth, Shakira had tweeted, "I'd like to ask you all to accompany me in your prayers on this very important day of my life." The baby was delivered by previously-scheduled Caesarean by a medical team headed by Dr Carlota Garcia-Valdecasa.