Shakira and Gerard Piqué welcomed their second son Thursday, on January 29th, in Barcelona, at the same private clinic, Quiron Teknon Hospital, where the singer gave birth to Milan, her first child, two years ago.
She rented a whole floor to avoid unpleasent incidents and she requested the medical staff that performed her cesarean to be composed only of women, that signed a confidentiality agreement.
Shakira tweeted Friday, Jan. 30: “I’d like to ask you all to accompany me in your prayers on this very important day of my life.Shak”
Shakira’s reps released a statement: “We are happy to announce the birth of Sasha Piqué Mebarak, son of Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Piqué, born January 29 at 9:54pm, in Barcelona, Spain.
The name Sasha is of Greek and Russian descent and means ‘defender of mankind’ and ‘warrior.'” The post added: “The hospital confirmed that both mother and child are in excellent health.”
The singer revealed she was pregnant with her second child, during an interview with Cosmopolitan, in August last year. Shakira’s parents announced in Hola! magazine the baby’s gender: “We’re very happy. She’s having another baby boy — a playmate for Milan”.
Shakira(37) and Pique (27) met at the 2010 World Cup.
– Estamos felices de anunciar el nacimiento de Sasha Piqué Mebarak, hijo de Shakira Mebarak y Gerard Piqué, nacido el 29 de Enero a las 21:54h, en Barcelona. El nombre Sasha es de origen griego y ruso y significa “defensor de la humanidad” y “guerrero.” La clínica informó que tanto la madre como el bebé, se encuentran en perfecto estado de salud.
– Estem feliços d’anunciar el naixement de Sasha Piqué Mebarak, fill de Shakira Mebarak i Gerard Piqué, nascut el 29 de Gener a les… 21:54h, a Barcelona. El nom Sasha és d’origen grec i rus i significa “defensor de la humanitat” i “guerrer.” La clínica va informar que tant la mare com el bebè, es troben en perfecte estat de salut.
– We are happy to announce the birth of Sasha Piqué Mebarak, son of Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Piqué, born January 29 at 9:54pm, in Barcelona. The name Sasha is of Greek and Russian descent and means “defender of mankind” and “warrior.” The hospital confirmed that both mother and child are in excellent health.