Aaron Carter tearful as he announces the birth of his ‘precious’ first child

Aaron Carter and Melanie Martin have had a baby boy (Image: WireImage)

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Singer Aaron Carter has announced he is now a dad after fiancee Melanie Martin gave birth to a baby boy.

The pair welcomed baby Prince Lyric Carter to the world on Monday night and the pop star, 33, posted a gushing message to his Instagram followers.

He wrote: "Emergency C Section after 13 hours of labor but my [fiancée] is in great health thank you lord and the incredibly sweet loving staff here.

"Prince is precious I love you son. Your mommy loves you as I drop tears on the phone. This is me cutting his umbilical cord my precious family #TheCarters

"@missmelaniemartin I’m so proud of you hunny you did it. I Love you with all my heart my beautiful blessings from god."

Aaron Carter posted an image of his baby boy to Instagram on Monday
(Image: Aaron Carter/Instagram)

Earlier this month sources told TMZ that it was likely Melanie would have to give birth via c-section as she had been dealing with anaemia and ulcerative colitis.

The child was reportedly in breech position amid the pregnancy's first six months before than returning to a normal position.

The couple chose the name of their baby boy as a special nod to King of Pop Michael Jackson.

Aaron and Michael were close pals and the singer confessed to TMZ earlier in the month that his baby's name was a tribute to his mate.

Earlier on Monday the Sooner of Later singer had prompted the news of the couple's new arrival when he said he was "patiently waiting" for the child to make an appearance.

He told his followers on social media: "Here we go, I Love you baby," as he shared a clip of the couple heading into a private hospital room.

"You’re so strong. I’m right by your side nothing will happen to you with me here and the great staff Nurses and doctors.

Aaron Carter gave a nod to Michael Jackson when naming his son
(Image: instagram.com/missmelaniemartin)

"Patiently waiting she took the medicine to induce her now we wait 4 hours Epidural then labor,' he wrote. 'See you soon my baby boy!! Stay strong baby!! You can do it babe!"

He later shared a snap of him FaceTiming with his mum.

Following his arrival post, the star was met with a flurry of congratulatory messages from his fans.

One wrote: "Oh my goodness! Congrats from my family to yours. Love you and @missmelaniemartin very much! What a blessing!!"

And Aaron's pal, stand-up comedian Marcus Monroe, commented: "Congrats dude," before being met with a "thanks brotha" reply by Aaron.

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