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Congratulations Ciara! The Singer Celebrates the Birth of Her Daughter with an Intimate New Video

The singer gave birth to her daughter on April 28.


Photographer: Carlos Serrao Stylist: Ryan Hastings

The final days of a pregnancy can be riddled with anxiety and impatience for baby’s impending arrival, but for Ciara and Russell Wilson, it seems they were filled with nothing but peace. At least on Instagram.

The singer shared a stylish black-and-white video to her Instagram account documenting how the couple spent their last moments together before their daughter, Sienna Princess Wilson, was born{: rel=nofollow} on April 28. The clip shows the duo — who married in a romantic ceremony in the English countryside last July — enjoying some sweet together time by the beach, being playful on the swings, walking hand-in-hand along the ocean, and stealing kisses as the tide rolled in. “You bring us peace,” Ciara wrote alongside the video.

The documentary-style clip also shows Wilson taking photographs of his pregnant wife on the sandy shores, one of which Ciara later used soon to announce the birth of their daughter. The shot features Ciara in all white, kneeling and cradling her stomach, and looking out at the ocean waves. “Dear Sienna Princess Wilson,” the caption on the photo reads. “No matter how big the wave, we will always be your calm in the storm. We Love You.” In addition to that sweet message, Ciara also shared Sienna’s birth date and time (April 28 at 7:03 P.M.) and weight (7 pounds 13 ounces) with the photograph.

Sienna is Ciara and Wilson’s first child together. (Ciara has a son, Future Zahir, with her former fiancé, rapper Future.) The birth of Sienna caps off a whirlwind two years for the couple, who began dating in April 2015, were engaged in March 2016, married in July, and then announced they were pregnant in October with — naturally — a beautiful Instagram shot of Wilson embracing Ciara’s growing belly. Sending lots of well wishes their way!

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Ciara attended the 2016 Pre-Grammy Gala in a chic black dress.

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The singer showed some skin at the 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Ciara wore a simple white button down, brown leather skirt, and strappy sandals to the second annual Clicquot Carnaval in Miami.

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Ciara wowed at the Givenchy Fall/Winter 2016/2017 show during Paris Fashion Week.

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Ciara attended the Marquee Dayclub season grand opening in a leather ensemble and strappy sandals.

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Ciara attending the Daily Front Row Fashion LA Awards private dinner hosted by Eva Chow and Carine Roitfeld

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Ciara wore her hair in a voluminous blow out to a taping of ‘Good Morning America’ in New York City.

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Ciara was futuristic and fabulous at the 2016 Met Gala.

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Ciara wore a tight white dress to the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ show in Los Angeles.

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Ciara shined at the 2016 Billboard Awards, where she served as host of the ceremony

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Ciara attended the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards in one of her most memorable looks of the year.

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For her wedding to Russell Wilson, Ciara wore a custom Roberto Cavalli dress by then-creative director Peter Dundas.

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Ciara’s low-cut gown was the best look of the night at the 2016 ESPYS.

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Ciara attended the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in a casual, playful ensemble.

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Ciara attended the Apollo in the Hamptons event in a summery blue gown.

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Ciara wore a sculptural white dress with matching sandals to the 2017 Miss America Competition, where she served as judge.

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Ciara was edgy in a short ensemble and thigh-high boots around New York City.

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Ciara attended the Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2017 show during Milan Fashion Week.

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Ciara wore white to Revlon’s Annual Philanthropic Luncheon.

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Ciara’s silk pajamas were so chic at the Revlon Glabal Brand Ambassador Launch.

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A sculptural, voluminous black ensemble was the perfect outfit to show off Ciara’s pregnancy.

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A long Akris blazer showed off Ciara’s legs, and hid her baby bump, at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Fashion Show.

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Ciara wore a silver gown to sing the national anthem at the CFP National Championship.

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Ciara showed off her pregnancy in a fitted gown by Stephane Rolland at the 2016 American Music Awards.

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