10 May – It is a girl for Japanese actress Aso Kumiko, who delivered her first child on 7 May.
According to Tokyo Hive, the 34-year-old actress announced the good news to the media following her recovery from her delivery, and added that the baby girl she had with her stylist husband Iga Daisuke turned out to be healthy.
The Best Actress of the 32nd Hochi Movie Awards also revealed that she is feeling a little uneasy about child rearing, but she hoped that she would enjoy the experience and planned to resume her activities as an actress soon.
"I would like to return to work when the time is right," she said.
Kumiko married her husband Iga back in December 2007. It was in November last year that she announced that she was five months pregnant.