updated 05/01/2012 AT 2:55 PM ET
•originally published 05/01/2012 AT 12:00 PM ET
Jessica Simpson is a mom!
The star and her fiancé Eric Johnson welcomed daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson on May 1, she announced on her website.
“Eric and I are elated to announce the birth of our baby girl, Maxwell Drew Johnson,” she wrote. “We are grateful for all the love, support and prayers we have received. This has been the greatest experience of our lives!!”
The baby weighed in at 9 lbs. 13 oz. and is 21¾ inches long. Maxwell is Johnson’s middle name, while Drew is Simpson’s mother Tina’s maiden name.