The NT's Education Minister and locally based politician, Selena Uibo has thanked staff at Katherine Hospital for helping with the safe arrival of her new baby.
Selena and partner Corey Charleson welcomed Radiance WenDee Alanja Charleson to their family on Friday.
Radiance weighed 3.7kgs and was 53cm in length.
She was delivered by emergency C-section at 3.26pm in the Katherine Hospital "with a full head of hair".
"A huge thank you to the KDH maternity ward midwives, doctors and emergency surgery team for all of their amazing work in safely delivering our little bundle of sunshine," the pair posted on their Facebook page.
The Member for Arnhem has an electorate office here in Katherine.
While you're with us, you can now receive updates straight to your inbox each Friday at 6am from the Katherine Times. To make sure you're up to date with all the news, sign up here.