By Sandra Rose  | 

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Naomi Campbell welcomed her first child, a newborn baby girl. The former supermodel shared a photo of the baby in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

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The 50-year-old single mom captioned her post:

"A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother, So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you my angel. There is no greater love."

She didn't say whether the child was adopted or carried by a surrogate.

Fans and celebrities flooded her comments with congratulatory posts.

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Actress Zoe Saldana wrote, "[heart emojis] oh my goodness congrats lady! What a blessing!!!"

Designer Marc Jacobs commented, "Oh my God!!!!! Today is the day?? How absolutely incredible. How lucky she is and how lucky you are! What a wonderful Mother you will be. Blessings all around."

And actress Jodie Turner-Smith wrote: "Many many many congratulations to you and to your family. the village that will now rally around you and support you in cultivating that little angel!!!! what an incredible blessing!!!"

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In May 2017, Campbell told Evening Standard magazine she has though about becoming a mother but wasn't in a rush to make it happen at a specific time. "I think about having children all the time," she said at the time. "But now with the way science is I think I can do it when I want."