Etheredge's labor was induced Saturday, according to Entertainment Tonight, which said she'd checked into Cedars-Sinai-Medical Center on Friday.
No details have gone public about the infant other than her gender and birthday.
At a July 4 concert in Atlanta less than two weeks after that move, which was accompanied by the 22-year-old's legal conservator filing a $10-million lawsuit against her boyfriend Nick Gordon, the former New Edition frontman wound up apologizing to the crowd after forgetting some lyrics and dance moves, TMZ reported.
"If I go somewhere else, please join me on the trip," he said.
Now, at least one thing on his mind is part of a happy occasion.