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New Zealand's prime minister gives birth to daughter

Jacina Ardern with her newborn.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford, with their newborn. Photo: Jacinda Ardern/Instagram

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter on Thursday, announcing the news in an Instagram post.

Why it matters: Ardern is just the second elected world leader to have a child while in office, per the AP. Benazir Bhutto had a daughter while serving as Pakistan's prime minister in 1990.

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