By Emma L. Wells

Congratulations to Brie Bythewood, who recently joined the ranks of celebrity moms! The former cast member of Bravo’s reality TV show Blood, Sweat & Heels welcomed her first child, a baby girl named Arya Dien, on Jan. 23 in New York City. “I’ve never felt so complete,” she shares in our exclusive celebrity interview. “My daughter is my everything.”

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Brie Bythewood Opens Up About Daughter in Exclusive Celebrity Interview

Bythewood posted an adorable snap of her little one, who arrived at 3:45 a.m. and weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz., on Twitter. The photo was captioned, “Love of my life.” The reality TV star expands on this feeling, saying, “It was love at first sight. Just when I thought I knew everything about true love, my daughter entered the world, and my heart became hers instantly and unconditionally.”

When it came to naming their firstborn, the new celebrity mom explains that Arya (pronounced Aria) was their top choice. “Our goal with her name was to find one that exudes beauty and strength,” she reveals in our exclusive celebrity interview. “And then she shares my middle name, Dien.”

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“It’s the best feeling in the world,” Bythewood says of parenthood, “and it’s a role that will last forever! I couldn’t feel happier or more blessed.”

To keep up with Brie’s journey as a celebrity mom, follow her on Twitter @BrieBythewood.