Former Miss Universe Amelia Vega is a first-time mum.

The Dominican Republic beauty and her husband, basketball star Al Horford, welcomed son Ean Horford Vega on Monday (23Feb15).

Vega took to Instagram.com to share the first snap of her newborn as she cradled him in her arms moments after giving birth.

She added the caption, "Happy to announce the birth of our son, Ean Horford Vega. A blessing that we received from The Lord.”

Vega and Horford wed in secret in December, 2011 at the home of her uncle, Dominican singer/songwriter Juan Luis Guerra.