By Jeff Labrecque
December 14, 2011 at 12:40 PM EST

American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino gave birth to a healthy baby boy, according to People. Dallas Xavier checked in at 7 lbs., 9 oz. and measured 21 inches when he was born in North Carolina on Tuesday. “I feel so blessed that my son Dallas Xavier was born healthy, and is a wonderful new addition to our family,” Barrino told the magazine. “I thank all my fans for their well wishes and continued support.”

Barrino also has a daughter, Zion, 10.

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