The couple announced the happy news on Richie's Web site, stating, "In the middle of night, the very early hours of September 9, 2009 Sparrow James Midnight Madden was born to Nicole Richie and Joel Madden... Thank you for all of your good wishes."
Sparrow is the couple’s second child -- Richie gave birth to daughter Harlow Winter Kate Madden in January 2008.
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