updated 01/19/2011 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 01/19/2011 AT 9:30 AM ET
“We spent Christmas on tenterhooks and after Faith Margaret was born on Dec. 28, a healthy 8 lbs., 9 oz., we spent New Year’s on cloud nine,” Kidman says through her spokesperson.
Since their daughter was born three weeks ago to a gestational carrier, the couple have enjoyed quiet time together at home with big sister Sunday Rose, 2, in Nashville and Los Angeles.
“We have been having a wonderful bonding experience with Faith Margaret and feel truly blessed,” adds the star of Rabbit Hole, who announced the news on Monday.