After revealing over the weekend聽that she聽had given birth to聽her first聽child, a baby boy, with husband Dana Isaiah,聽Jordin Sparks is opening up聽about the scary complication that arose during his delivery.

The singer previously聽shared that,聽along with a midwife, she and Isaiah聽went to a聽birth聽center as opposed to a traditional hospital聽to have the baby. The midwife turned out to be invaluable. 鈥淚t was a good thing,鈥澛燬parks explained to People, 鈥渂ecause the umbilical cord was wrapped around [the baby鈥檚] neck twice.鈥

Isaiah聽assisted the midwife with the birth, even catching his son upon his arrival, but he was at a loss for what to do when he saw the cord. 鈥淚 didn鈥檛 see it because I was facing the other way,鈥 Sparks said. 鈥淸Isaiah] was just like, 鈥業 don鈥檛 know what to do.'鈥 Luckily, the midwife did, and while Isaiah held his newborn son, the聽cord was removed immediately.

As previously reported, Sparks and Isaiah welcomed their son on Wednesday, May 2, naming him聽Dana Thomas Isaiah Jr. 鈥 or DJ for short. The couple first revealed they were expecting back in November, when they also let fans know that they had secretly wed four months earlier in Hawaii.

Previously, the American Idol alum told People that the moment she first held little DJ was unforgettable 鈥 especially given the brief, but frightening, complication. 鈥淲hen [Isaiah] handed him to me, I was absolutely overwhelmed with joy,鈥 she said. 鈥淗e was and is everything we imagined.鈥

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