'Damn, I Wish I Was Your Mother': Sophie B. Hawkins Gives Birth at 50

Sophie B. Hawkins, the '90s star behind hit songs like "As I Lay Me Down" and "Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover," just welcomed her second child! Hawkins's new baby girl has the kind of old-fashioned and lyrical baby name we'd expect from the soulful singer: Esther.

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Sophie told Us back in February she was pregnant, and she went to the mag again to announce Esther Ballantine Hawkins's birth on Tuesday, July 7.

Esther has a 6-year-old brother named Dashiell. Sophie said she was worried at first that he wouldn't adjust well to sharing his mama with a little sister, but it sounds like Esther's baby charm won him over. That sounds about right to us. How can you not love a cute little baby face??

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Sophie, who's 50, froze 15 of her embryos back when she was just 31. She told Us that she's glad she did because now she gets to raise her kids as a calmer and wiser woman.

Even if that move isn't right for everyone, it sounds like it was the right choice for Sophie and Dash -- and the two couldn't be happier to welcome baby Esther.

Congratulations to the family!

What do you think of the name Esther?

 

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