Rika Ishikawa gives birth to a baby boy!

It has been revealed that former Morning Musume member Rika Ishikawa has given birth to a healthy baby boy!

She shared a short statement on her official ameba blog. Both Ishikawa and the baby are doing fine, and are currently recuperating.

Ishikawa shared that the experience in itself was beyond her imagination, and will never forget the expression when she was able to look into his eyes for the first time.

She also gave a special shout out to her fellow Morning Musume OG mommmies, saying how she’s excited to receive some advice from them and all be parents together. Ishikawa is the final 4th generation Morning Musume member to give birth.

On March 17th, 2017 she married professional baseball player Ryoma Nogami.

Congratulations to Charmy and her family!