Kara DioGuardi welcomes a son called Greyson James Carrol. Former judge of American Idol along with her husband Mike McCuddy have welcomed a baby boy on Thursday, January 31, 2013 in Los Angeles, a rep for DioGuardi has confirmed to People. The child was delivered by gestational surrogate at 1:01 p.m.
He weighs eight lbs., ten oz. and measures twenty and ¾ inches long. The child’s middle name Carrol honors DioGuardi’s late mother. The joyous news of the baby’birth comes years following heartbreak to forty two year old DioGuardi, who had went through miscarriages and failed IVF attempts while she and McCuddy explored other paths to parenthood, including adoption and surrogacy.
DioGuardi recently told PEOPLE that she could not be more grateful to their surrogate: “
She’s given us an incredible gift.”