It's unclear if the new mum had planned to have Katy as a birth partner, or whether she was just in the right place at the right time, but either way the 29-year-old pop star stepped up to the challenge of assisting with the delivery.
"Finally you can add "helps delivers babies in living rooms" to my resume! It's been a miracle of a day...❤️ Auntie Katy aka Stylist Auntie," she tweeted.
Finally you can add "helps delivers babies in living rooms" to my resume! It's been a miracle of a day...❤️ Auntie Katy aka Stylist Auntie 👶
- Katy Perry (@katyperry) February 27, 2014
Following this jubilant announcement Katy went quiet on Twitter, - presumably because she was busy bringing the new mum cups of tea - so little is yet known about the identity of the mother and child.
But we can't help wondering if Katy helped encourage the new mother through her contractions by serenading her with her lyrics: " I'm going to hear you roar!"
The unexpected drama is likely to have come as something of a welcome distraction for Katy, as it occurred on the same day reports surfaced that she had split from her on-again-off-again boyfriend, singer/songwriter John Mayer.
"She's stressed about the tour, they've been fighting. It is probably for the best," a source told US weekly. "Of course this happens all the time, I can't keep track anymore. But for now they are done."
There's nothing more likely to put your personal problems in perspective than witnessing the 'miracle' of birth, eh Katy?
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