Shania Twain, Mutt Lange Become Parents

Boy, Eja, was born on August 12.

Shania Twain has given birth to her first child, a representative for the country singer has confirmed.

The boy, named Eja (pronounced "Asia") was born on August 12. Twain and her husband, record producer Robert "Mutt" Lange, have been at their home in Switzerland much of this year, working on a new Twain album, guarding their privacy and awaiting the birth of their child.

Twain and Lange met at Fan Fair in Nashville in June of 1993 and were married that December. The couple spent the following year crafting The Woman in Me, which became Twain's breakthrough album after its release in February 1995.