Grammy-nominated songstress, Katy Perry and her fiancé, Orlando Bloom, have welcomed their first child together, an adorable daughter named Daisy Dove Bloom. Katy and Orlando shared the news with UNICEF, the organization they serve as Goodwill Ambassadors for, on Wednesday, Aug 26.
“We are floating with love and wonder from the safe and healthy arrival of our daughter,” they said in a statement.
“But we know we’re the lucky ones and not everyone can have a birthing experience as peaceful as ours was,” they shared. “Communities around the world are still experiencing a shortage of healthcare workers and every eleven seconds a pregnant woman or newborn dies, mostly from preventable causes. Since COVID-19, many more newborn lives are at risk because of a greater lack of access to water, soap, vaccines and medicines that prevent diseases. As parents to a newborn, this breaks our hearts, as we empathize with struggling parents now more than ever.”
In “celebration of the heart we know our daughter already has,” Katy and Orlando established a UNICEF donation page on baby Daisy’s—or “DDB” as they called her—behalf
Welcome to the world, Daisy Dove Bloom! We are honoured to introduce Goodwill Ambassadors @KatyPerry and Orlando Bloom’s new bundle of joy.— UNICEF (@UNICEF) August 27, 2020
“We are floating with love and wonder from the safe and healthy arrival of our daughter.”