Bar Refaeli Welcomes Daughter Liv

08/11/2016 at 07:10 PM ET

Bar Refaeli Pregnant welcomes daughter
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Bar Refaeli is a mom!

The supermodel welcomed her first child, a baby girl, on Thursday, Aug. 11, the Jerusalem Post reports.

Born at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, daughter Liv weighed in at 7 lbs.

“You can come out now … I’m ready. And heavy,” Refaeli, 31, captioned a recent Instagram photo.

The baby girl is the first child for Refaeli and her husband, businessman Adi Ezra, 41, who were married in Haifa, Israel in September.

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The couple broke the happy news on Instagram on New Year’s Day, with the Victoria’s Secret stunner captioning an Instagram photo of a positive pregnancy test with, “2016 is going to be like..”

Leading up to the arrival of her new addition, Refaeli documented the growth of her baby belly on Instagram, sharing several pictures in which she flaunted her bump in glamorous photo shoots and on fun days at the beach.

You can come out now .. I'm ready. And heavy.

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The model previously opened up to Hello! Fashion Monthly about being excited to settle down and start a family.

“I think this will be a decade of family … I come from a family of four children,” she told the magazine. “A lot of [moms] could read this and think, ‘Yeah, try having one first.’ Hopefully, I’ll have a big family, but I’ll take it one by one.”

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Indigo on

One of the most gorgeous models of all time! Wish her well, motherhood is wonderful!!

noxious on

Is her name Liv Ezra? That will sound like one name…Livezra….

Yasmine on

May G-d bless her with Torah, Chuppah, and Ma’asim Tovim!

Mazal Tov!

Debora on

I didn’t like her w/LD (like fire and gasoline), but I am glad she seems to have found someone to have her family with and be happy. I just hope that mess about her tax evasion works out so she doesn’t go to jail!

Vik on

Awesome, congratulations! Beautiful name! Love that she was born in Israel!

Sara on

I like the name. My 13 year old is Olivia but she has gone by Liv for a couple of years. I think I would prefer the longer version and to just use the nickname Liv but it is nice nonetheless.

Sarcastib*tch on

@noxious Totally, because Livezra is a name and stuff.

Hea on

Sara – Liv is old norse and comes from the icelandic word hlif and means protection and life. For example it’s the Swedish word for life. In Norse mythology Liv was the woman who survived Ragnarök.

As far as I know it has nothing to do with Olivia.

Jenna on

What a lovely name! One of the prettiest names I’ve heard in a while :-).