cam & kia
*We’ve already confirmed that Cam Newton and his fiancée/girlfriend recently celebrated the birth of a baby boy.

Via the Charlotte Observer we have more info. Kia Proctor gave birth on Christmas Eve in Atlanta .

“My longtime girlfriend and I were extremely blessed to have a son last week,” Newton shared on Twitter. “Our family is excited and thank you all for the well wishes!

But you may be wondering why it was all so low key. The Carolina Panthers quarterback says …

“I’ve been quiet about this because I didn’t want to create a distraction for my team and appreciate the privacy in this joyous time.”

According to reports, Newton left practice in a hurry on Christmas Eve. And during last week’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, he gave up a big clue about the baby when he cradled the football as if he was rocking a baby following a touchdown: