Marian Rivera, Dingdong Dantes welcome baby girl Maria Letizia

MANILA, Philippines  (UPDATED) – Marian Rivera is now a mom. She and husband Dingdong Dantes welcomed daughter Maria Letizia on Monday morning, November 23.

Dingdong posted a photo of his daughter's fingers on Instagram. 

"Twenty-three November, 2015: The day God decided to deliver His most precious gift. This morning, I witnessed a miracle...and during that moment, i realized that my life would never be the same again. As we welcome this new graceful chapter with open hearts, we thank everyone who prayed with us through this sweet journey. Friends, say hello to our Maria Letizia. @therealmarian," Dingdong wrote.

Twenty-three November, 2015: The day God decided to deliver His most precious gift. This morning, I witnessed a miracle...and during that moment, i realized that my life would never be the same again. As we welcome this new graceful chapter with open hearts, we thank everyone who prayed with us through this sweet journey. Friends, say hello to our Maria Letizia. @therealmarian A photo posted by Dingdong Dantes (@dongdantes) on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:49am PST

Marian's manager Ram David confirmed in an early Instagram post, that the actress gave birth.

"I just received the best news from Dong and the best Christmas gift from God. LoloLa Nako!!!! Congrats @dongdantes & @therealmarian God Bless Maria Letizia. Salamat sa lahat ng nag pray for Yan and Zia mahal po namin kayo. Ito na ang magandang balita sa araw na ito. #salamatama #lalabboo," Ram wrote. (Thank you to everyone who prayed for Yan and Zia, we love you all. This is the best news for today.)

I just received the best news from Dong and the best Christmas gift from God. LoloLa Nako!!!! Congrats @dongdantes & @therealmarian God Bless Maria Letizia Salamat sa lahat Ng nag pray for Yan and Zia mahal po namin kayo  Ito na ang magandang balita sa Araw na ito. #salamatama #lalabboo A photo posted by Rams David (@ramsdavid86) on Nov 22, 2015 at 4:47pm PST

 

In April, the couple confirmed that they were expecting this first child. Marian revealed the name of their daughter last October 26 during a baby shower given by family and friends. – Rappler.com