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Actress Halle Berry and model Gabriel Aubry welcomed their first child. The couple met in November 2005.
Access Hollywood
updated 3/18/2008 4:10:07 PM ET 2008-03-18T20:10:07

It's official, Halle Berry's baby daughter's name is Nahla Ariela Aubry, pronounced GNAW-lah ARE-ee-EL-uh.

Halle spoke with Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell about choosing the name.

"We didn't have a name picked out until just before we left the hospital," Halle told Nancy. "For us it was hard to name the most important person in our life until we met her."

The 41-year-old actress gave birth on Sunday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and is now at home with the Nahla, who was born at 7 pounds, 4 ounces.

Halle is “doing great,” her rep said Sunday. A source tells Access the actress had a long natural birth.

It is the first child for Halle and her boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry. The couple met in November 2005.

While the couple has no plans to marry, in an October 2007 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Halle said she and Gabriel are fully committed to each other.

“I feel more married, in a way, than I ever have in two marriages before,” she told Oprah. “He really understands the spiritual connection is so much more important than the paper and the pomp and circumstance and the ceremony.”

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