Kanye West and Kim Kardashian name their son Saint West

The couple announced the arrival of their second child on Saturday (December 5)

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have named their son Saint West.

The couple announced the arrival of their second child on Saturday (December 5).

Today (December 7), Kim Kardashian revealed the child’s name on her official website with a short post detailing his name, date of birth and weight. The post read, “Saint West, 12.05.15, 8 pounds 1 ounce.”

She also posted this emoji string, representing family West, to her Instagram account.

SAINT WEST

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

West and Kardashian announced that they were expecting back in May, later confirming that the baby would be a boy.

Following the birth on Saturday, a statement was posted to Kardashian’s official website.

“Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West welcomed the arrival of their son this morning. Mother and son are doing well,” the statement read.

Kardashian later posted a photo of herself holding hands with West to Twitter, along with the caption: “He’s here!”. See the post below.

The couple’s first child, daughter North West, was born in 2013.

Speaking about possible names for their second child, Kardashian has previously said: “I don’t like South West… North will always, you know, be better and be more… she has a better direction”.

Meanwhile, West is currently thought to be working on his next album ‘SWISH’. Close collaborator Pusha T recently described the record as sounding “phenomenal”.