Jessica Simpson gives birth to a baby girl

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson have welcomed their first child to the world

Jessica Simpson has given birth to her first child, a little girl named Maxwell Drew Johnson.

The 31-year-old singer announced the happy news via a banner on her official website which read: ‘Eric and I are elated to announce the birth of our baby girl, Maxwell Drew Johnson.

‘We are so grateful for all the love, support and prayers we have received. This is been the greatest experience of our lives.’

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Maxwell, who weighed in at an impressive 9lb 13oz, apparently takes her middle name from Jessica’s mother, whose maiden name is Drew.

While Maxwell is Jessica’s fiance Eric Johnson’s middle name.

The singer’s family have been visiting her at the Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles and sister Ashlee has told People magazine: ‘Bronx and I are in love with Maxwell already! Jessica has wanted to be a mum since we were little girls and I couldn’t be more excited for her and Eric!’

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Congratulations from everyone at Marie Claire!

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