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McCartneys Welcome Baby

Beatrice Milly born on Tuesday`

October 30, 2003 12:00 AM ET

Paul McCartney and his wife Heather had a baby girl, Beatrice Milly, on Tuesday.

The child, McCartney's fourth and Mills' first, was born three weeks early, but according to a statement, "Both she and mum are doing well. She is a little beauty and we couldn't be prouder."

The sixty-one-year-old former Beatle and the thirty-five-year-old ex-model (formerly Heather Mills) were married last June at a castle in Ireland, the second marriage for both. They met four years ago at an anti-landmine charity event. McCartney has three children -- Stella, James and Mary -- from his first wife, Linda McCartney, who died of breast cancer in 1998. He also has a stepdaughter from that marriage.

The new parents should have will have plenty of time to spend at home with the new child. Earlier this year, McCartney wrapped a world tour that ran more than a year.

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