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Paris Hilton is a mom for the first time. The 41-year-old socialite and Hilton hotel heiress welcomed a son with her husband Carter Reumthrough a substitute, PEOPLE reports.

“It’s always been my dream to be a mother and I’m so happy that Carter and I have reunited,” she said. PEOPLE exclusively. “We are so excited to start our family together and our hearts are bursting with love for our baby boy.”

Hilton posted a close-up photo of her newborn son’s hand to Instagram on Tuesday.

In an interview with PEOPLE In December, Hilton discussed the couple’s plans to have a baby after they tied the knot late last year.

She said they started the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. Hilton has “tons” of eggs in stock for future babies.

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“We started going and doing [IVF] like a few months because the world has been shut down,” she said PEOPLE. “We knew we wanted to start a family, and I thought, ‘Now is the perfect time. Usually I’m on a plane 250 days a year, and we’ll just store and prepare all the eggs, and we have tons of them waiting.

Hilton posted videos of their fairytale wedding on Instagram. She captioned a video:

“This past year with you as husband and wife has been a whirlwind of magic. No matter how far we travel and no matter where in the world we are, as long as we are together, I am at home with you.