Superstar Janet Jackson Gives Birth at 50

The singer and her husband, Wissam Al Mana, are thrilled to welcome their first child into the world.
2:31 | 01/04/17

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escapade this morning. Motherhood. The superstar welcoming a baby boy, and she is 50 years old. Hard to believe. Mara schiavocampo is here with the details. Mara, tell us about it. Reporter: Good morning, Lara. The pop star is going to be singing a lot of lullabies. She's announcing the birth of her houbaby with her third husband. This morning, Janet Jackson's single, "No sleep" is taking on brand-new meaning. The pop star announcing big news for the new year. Baby boy at age 50. Jackson's rep confirming to ABC news, Janet and husband wissam Al mana are thrilled to welcome their new son, eissa Al mana into the world. Adding she had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably. Reporter: Jackson kept a low profile for much of her pregnancy. She posed for this photo in October. Jackson's first hint of baby news in April. My husband and I are planning our family. Reporter: Postponing her unbreakable tour with this Twitter video. Please, if you can try and understand that's important that I do this now. I have to rest up, doctors' orders. Reporter: At 50, Jackson now joins other superstar mom who is have had babies later in life, including Kelly Preston, who welcomed a son at 48. And Halle berry who had baby at 47. Having a child over the age of 501 rare. But it's increasing. First births in women over 35 are up 23%. Women are delaying child bearing for different reasons. A lot of times, it's because they want to pursue their careers. They tend to bear children later in life. Reporter: Now, doctors add that with the right fertility treatments, a woman can have a baby even after 60. It's amazing, right? As the mom gets older, the greater the risk of complications. As for Jackson, her father, Joe, is congratulating her, writing on his website, wishing you all the love and happiness a father could wish a daughter.

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