Beyonce and Jay Z Welcome Twins

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She’s crazy in love!

and husband   have welcomed twins, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

The newest members of the Carter family join big sister , 5.

“Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends,” a source tells PEOPLE.

The  songstress, 35, and her rapper husband made their in February, with Beyoncé posting  to her Instagram account.

“We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over,” Beyoncé wrote alongside the snap, which showed her posing in a , and green veil amid a floral backdrop.

Beyonce and Jay-Z at Grammys
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“We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters,” added.
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The new additions to the family have been a while coming. As a source close to the “Formation” singer and Jay Z, 47, following the couple’s announcement, “They wanted another child and after a few years of trying, it’s a great feeling. Beyoncé’s very happy.”

Throughout her pregnancy, the singer has made appearances at events like the 2017 Grammy Awards (where she also put on a show-stopping, ), the  and more, showing off her baby bump in various glam duds — oftentimes alongside .

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Jay Z and Beyoncé took some time out from prepping for the twins’ arrival with in April around the time of the  (the singer had previously been set to perform at Coachella that month, but pregnancy-related doctor’s orders).

“She is surrounded by her family and is taking it easy,” a in April of the singer. “She doesn’t venture out very much, but seems happy going for an occasional lunch or taking [Blue] to school.”

“They haven’t found the perfect house to buy yet, so they’ve been making at the rental house for now,” the source shared of the family’s luxe Beverly Hills accommodations, adding that Beyoncé had been touring maternity suites at a hospital in L.A.

“It’s their home base now, and this is where Blue goes to preschool,” added the source of the now family of five. “They’re all very happy in L.A.”

Beyoncé celebrated becoming a second-time parent in late May, surrounded by family and friends — including mom , , pregnant  and Bey’s former bandmates and — at a fun-filled 

Baring her baby bump, which was decorated in henna, Beyoncé danced with now-dad-of-three Jay Z while guests snapped photos and shared in the joy.

“She’s holding it down for so many other women that are with child and showing them, okay, and as you can because some women do have a hard time and don’t feel as great all the time,” Williams told reporters at April’s Inaugural Wearable Art Gala of her then-pregnant friend.

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