Niña Corpuz gives birth

Posted at 05/03/12 3:07 PM

MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN reporter Niña Corpuz gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday (May 1).

Corpuz gave birth to her 5.9-pound baby girl named Stella at St. Luke's Medical Center.

"Stella and I are doing well,’ Niña texted Ricky Lo's Funfare. "Just a bit sleepy and tired."

Before giving birth, Corpuz underwent appendectomy last month.

Corpuz stayed in the hospital for almost three weeks before she finally labored and gave birth.

"Two weeks in the hospital, 37 wks pregnant. Praying and hoping the infection fr my appendectomy gets better. Stella, hang in there," Corpuz tweeted on April 26.

Corpuz is married to Vince Rodriguez, head of ABS-CBN Studio 23.

Corpuz was cited as one of the ten hottest newswomen in the Philippines in 2011.