Kim Kardashian welcomes third baby using surrogate

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have welcomed their third baby, for which they used a surrogate, the reality star announced on Tuesday.

Posting on her website, Kim Kardashian wrote: "Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl.

"We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true with the greatest gift one could give and to our wonderful doctors and nurses for their special care.

"North and Saint are especially thrilled to welcome their baby sister."

The post on her website was entitled 'She's here! We're so in love', and said the baby was born on 15 January weighing 7lbs 6oz.

The 36-year-old announced her intention to have a third child in an trailer for her family reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

Health complications during pregnancy with her first two children, North and Saint, led her to make the decision to use a surrogate.