Shakira Baby Photo Revealed: First Showing of Newborn Milan Pique Mebarak [SEE NOW]
Shakira and her boyfriend, Gerard Pique revealed the first photo of their newborn.
Milan Pique Mebarak, who was just born on Jan. 22, got his first taste of spotlight on Twitter when his dad posted a photo of his feat with little white Nike sneakers.
"Milan's feet" the Spanish soccer player tweeted on Wednesday. The baby shoes were customized to read "Milan" on the Velcro straps.
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Milan weighed in at 6 pounds and 6 ounces. He was born at 9:36 p.m. in Barcelona, Spain. Shakira said in a statement on her website that the name meant "dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification."
The statement also said, "Just like his father, baby Milan became a member of FC Barcelona at birth."
Shakira let her fans in on her pregnancy experience.
"I'd like to ask you all to accompany me in your prayers on this very important day of my life," wrote the "Hips Don't Lie" singer, according to HelloOnline.com.
The pair had a unique request for fans during their world baby shower, where they posed for an intimate pregnancy portrait to raise funds for children's charity UNICEF.
Shakira asked fans to opt for a more unique present on behalf of their baby, a featured a list on the UNICEF website of items they could purchase for suffering babies in the developing world, Helloonline.com reported.
"The 'Inspired Gift' prices begin at $5, and range from mosquito nets to polio vaccines to gift a disadvantaged child. Gift buyers will receive a personal thank you message from the couple, and will be able to view more snaps from the couple's photo shoot," the report said.
Shakira's Facebook website also asked fans to give to UNICEF.
"If you'd like to celebrate the birth of baby Milan with Shakira and Gerard Piqué, please give to our World Baby Shower for Unicef, at http://smarturl.it/babyshower (and huge thanks to all of you who already have)," the post said.
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