KYIV (FNI) - Newly elected Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a girl. This was reported by the husband of the politician, Clarke Gayford in his Twitter account
"So happy to announce our little girl has finally arrived! Everyone healthy and happy. Huge thanks to all involved, what a team "said Jacinda's husband.
Jacinda Ardern was taken to the hospital in Auckland on Thursday morning - the birth was delayed for four days.
Now the 37-year-old premier handed over her duties to her deputy, Winston Peters, taking six weeks of maternity leave. About pregnancy policy, it became known in January.
"I'm not the first woman with multitasking. I will not be the first to work and raise a child. Many women did this before me, "the prime minister said.
In September last year, New Zealand held elections to the country's parliament. Prime Minister of New Zealand after the parliamentary elections was the 37-year-old leader of the Labor Party, Jacinda Ardern, despite the victory in the elections of the National Party.