Kim Kardashian is "thrilled" about baby, says Kris Jenner

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the 2013 Costume Institute Gala - PUNK: Chaos to Couture at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images) Dimitrios Kambouris

Kris Jenner says her daughter Kim Kardashian is thrilled to have a new baby.

Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West were keeping silent in the wake of multiple reports that Kardashian gave birth over the weekend -- about a month premature.

But Jenner told E! at the Daytime Emmyson Sunday that Kim is "extremely happy and thrilled for the new baby and she's doing great and she's beautiful."

Kardashian's sister Khloe appeared to have let a rather cryptic cat out of the bag on Twitter.

"I can not even begin 2describe the miracle that is now apart of our family. Mommy/baby are healthy &resting. We appreciate all of the love," she tweeted Sunday. She quickly followed with a second tweet: "More info will come when the time is right! Thank you all for understanding! We love you all dearly! Overwhelmed with love right now."

Jenner linked to both tweets on her Twitter account, then wished West a happy Father's Day.

Asked for comment on the red carpet at the Daytime Emmys, where she was a presenter, Jenner said, "She's in charge," pointing at her publicist who whisked her away from print reporters after doing TV interviews.

The reality TV star's pregnancy was almost as anticipated as the royal pregnancy of Duchess Kate, who is due in mid-July. That's about the time the Kardashian baby had been due.

The 32-year-old reality star has often been photographed since announcing she was pregnant, opting to continue to wear designer clothing. She told The Associated Press in April that she eventually embraced being an expecting mom after getting past "the awkward phases and stages."

The couple had initially kept the baby's gender a secret, but the sex was revealed earlier this month during one of Kardashian's doctor appointments on "Keeping up with the Kardashians."

News of the birth has been swaddled in secrecy. Representatives for West and Kim Kardashian didn't respond to emails and calls from The Associated Press, nor did any representatives for family members, friends and professional associates. And all of the weekend media reports on the birth were attributed to anonymous sources.

In a recent interview with The New York Times, West said he didn't like talking about his family or the arrival of his child.

"Like, this is my baby. This isn't America's baby," he said.

There's no word on what the couple has named their baby girl -- though if they want to follow family tradition, the baby's name would have start with a "K." A source told E! News that the baby's name would begin with a "K."

Earlier this month, E! News reported that Kardashian and her ex-husband, Kris Humphries, were officially divorced.

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