The 37-year-old is only the second elected leader to give birth while in office in modern times.
Ardern posted a photograph of herself, her partner Clarke Gayford and her daughter on Instagram on Thursday, welcoming her new child: "Welcome to our village wee one". The girl arrived at 4:45 p.m. weighing 3.3 kilograms (7.3 pounds). "We're all doing really well", she wrote.
The couple had been told they would need help to conceive, so she was surprised to learn she was pregnant just six days before she was confirmed as Prime Minister.
"Only later did I learn that I was the only head of government in recorded history actually to give birth while in office. We already talk about significant issues, that will just continue, we'll just be in different roles", she said in an interview with Fairfax media just before going on maternity leave.
The Labour Party leader won plaudits in last year's election campaign for dismissing questions about whether she meant to become a mother, saying it was unacceptable that women should have to answer such a question in the workplace. Ardern plans to take six weeks of leave before returning to work.
"Thank you so much for your best wishes and your kindness", she said.
She said that after the birth, she hoped to have some quiet time to enjoy as a family. "Plenty of women have multitasked before me, and I want to acknowledge that", she said when revealing the pregnancy in January.
In this May 22, 2018 photo, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, addresses Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand.
Ardern became the leader of New Zealand's Labour Party in September and was elected prime minister a few weeks later.
"As a mum, my heart is bursting with pride and love for the prime minister and her whānau and wish them the very best for their future".
Former Cavs general manager David Griffin recently spoke on SiriusXM radio about the possibility of a Leonard trade. When healthy, Leonard is easily the best two-way player in the National Basketball Association .
Added Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch: "All Trump seems to care about is defending Israel". Rights groups have criticized the Trump administration for not making human rights a priority in its foreign policy.
Markle said he did not stage the papparazzi pictures for money but to try and change his image and improve his look. He said he thought the couple, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , would probably have children soon.
Supreme Court . "There are nuances to every opinion", he said. "The taxpayers of Florida really rely heavily on the sales tax". Pete Ricketts was among those opponents, although he had been seeking a compromise at the time the bill failed.
The Trump administration's new policy is not simply to arrest everyone caught crossing the border in between ports of entry. In their evening meeting, Trump and House Republicans were expected to discuss two bills scheduled for votes on Thursday.
He said , "We have a plan to apply for Iceland in the hope of achieving goals early and making them feel bad", Moses said . Musa deftly controlled the ball before slamming it past Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson on the half-volley.
The S&P 500 was off more than 1%. "If that is immediately eroded, it is nearly impossible to get back", Parker said. Chinese tourism to the United States may also suffer as tour operators reduce US-bound offerings.
Japan's northern prefectures are still recovering from the magnitude 9.0 quake and tsunami in 2011 that killed more than 18,000. Kansai Electric Power said no irregularities had been detected at the Mihama, Takahama and Ohi nuclear plants after the quake.
Corden said it was the "most attractive story" he had ever heard, before singing a teary rendition of the song. We never thought we'd get emotional watching an episode of " Carpool Karaoke ", but here we are.
Despite his legal troubles, XXX has found success in the entertainment industry with his last album debuting at #1. No arrests have been made in the shooting, and investigators haven't named any suspects.
England's Dele Alli 'unlikely' to face Panama
England trained behind closed doors on Friday ahead of departing to Nizhny Novgorod on Saturday for the Panama fixture. England's Fabian Delph is ready to miss a World Cup match to be at the birth of his third child.
Virginia Officials Warn of Dangerous Invasive Plant
Giant hogweed is one of three plants defined in Virginia as a Tier 1 noxious weed and is heavily regulated. Touching the plant can cause severe burns, a reaction making skin sensitive to light, and even blindness.
China won’t stand for Trump’s trade war and bullying tactics
They also threatened a second round of tariffs on some $4.3 billion worth of U.S. products if the dispute was not resolved. European consumers would be able to find "alternatives", European Commission vice-president for trade Jyrki Katainen said.
Meghan Markle's Ascot dress is a nod to her wedding gown
The Queen said of the races in the program, according to The Telegraph : "My family and I greatly look forward to Royal Ascot ". It has now been reported that the Duchess of Sussex's dad was reportedly paid £7,500 for the tell-all interview .
Powerful Earthquake Kills 3, Leaves 200+ Injured in Japan
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters the government was "working united, with its first priority on saving people's lives". One victim was a nine-year-old girl who was knocked down by a concrete wall at her elementary school as she walked by.