The couple are now parents

Black Eyed Peas star Fergie has given birth to a baby boy.

The singer delivered Axl Jack Duhamel in Los Angeles on Thursday, her first child with actor hubby Josh Duhamel.

Axl weighed in at 7lb 10oz and was born by a scheduled Caesarean section.

It’s thought that Fergie, 38, and Josh, 40, may have got the tot’s unusual name from Guns N’ Roses rocker Axl Rose.

The songstress is now said to be relaxing in a VIP suite with her newborn son, similar to the one used by Kim Kardashian after she gave birth to North West in June.

Fergie and Josh had spent the days running up to Axl’s birth preparing their pet dog for the new arrival.

They even employed the help of renowned ‘dog whisperer’ Cesar Millan.

.@joshduhamel & I getting our doggie daughter ready for her new brother with @cesarmillan,’ Fergie Tweeted on Tuesday.

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