Faith Margaret Kidman Urban was born on 28 December

Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban have had a baby girl via a surrogate mother.

The Hollywood actress and country singer Keith, both 43, announced the arrival of Faith Margaret Kidman Urban yesterday.

Faith, who was born on 28 December in Nashville, is the couple’s biological child and a sister to their two-year-old daughter Sunday Rose.

‘Our family is truly blessed and just so thankful to have been given the gift of baby Faith Margaret,’ Nicole and Keith say in a statement.

‘No words can adequately convey the incredible gratitude that we feel for everyone who was so supportive throughout this process, in particular our gestational carrier.’

The little girl was given the middle name Margaret, after Nicole‘s grandmother who had her last child at the age of 49.

‘As an older mother I wanted to pay tribute to her,’ says Nicole.

The Oscar winner is expected to return to Broadway later this year in a new production of Tennessee Williams‘ Sweet Bird of Youth, but now plans to take some time out.

‘I’m going to take a long break, a complete break away from work to concentrate totally on all things relating to the family,’ Nicole tells the Daily Mail. ‘It’s a clear six months off.’

Nicole adopted two children, Isabella, 18, and Conor, 15, which she was married to Tom Cruise, but they stayed with their father when the couple split.

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