The announcement was made on behalf of the couple by Unicef, the United Nations Children’s Fund, for which Perry and Bloom are goodwill ambassadors.
The organization shared a black-and-white photo of the couple holding the hand of their newborn daughter, a decorative daisy printed on Perry’s sticker in honor of his child.
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The caption for the article began with a congratulatory message for the couple, which read: “Welcome to the world, Daisy Dove Bloom! We are honored to introduce the Roving Ambassadors @KatyPerry and the new @ OrlandoBloom Joy Pack to you. ”
The rest of the caption contained a statement from Perry and Bloom, in which the engaged couple expressed hope that people will donate to Unicef in honor of Daisy’s birth.
“We float with love and wonder at the safe and healthy arrival of our daughter,” the singer and actor told Unicef.
“But we know we are the lucky ones and not everyone can have a birthing experience as peaceful as ours.”
The couple said that around the world, various communities “are still experiencing a shortage of healthcare workers”, explaining that every 11 seconds “a pregnant woman or a newborn baby dies, mainly from preventable causes”.
“Since Covid-19, many more newborn lives are at risk due to the increased lack of access to water, soap, vaccines and drugs that prevent disease,” they said.
“As parents of a newborn baby, it breaks our hearts because we empathize more than ever with struggling parents.”
Perry and Bloom wrote that as goodwill ambassadors for Unicef, they understand that the organization “is there, on the ground, doing everything in its power to ensure that every pregnant woman has access to a qualified health worker and quality health care ”.
“To celebrate the heart we know our daughter already has, we’ve created a donation page to celebrate DDB. [Daisy Dove Bloom’s] arrival, ”they said.
“By supporting them, you are supporting a safe start in life and reinventing a healthier world for every child. We hope that your heart can blossom with generosity. “
On the Unicef website, a page was created to celebrate Daisy’s birth, with a request for members of the public to donate to Unicef on a one-time or monthly basis.
Bloom and Perry reposted the birth announcement on their personal Instagram profiles, with the couple receiving a flurry of celebratory messages.
“Yay !!! So happy congratulations for you guys, ”commented Strange things star Millie Bobby Brown.
“DAISSSSYYYY !!!!! WELCOME!!!! And love to both mom and dad, ”actor Justin Theroux said.
Daisy is Perry’s first child and Bloom’s second.
the Pirates of the Caribbean The star has a nine-year-old son, Flynn Christopher Bloom, whom he shares with his ex-wife, model Miranda Kerr.