"She's absolutely in heaven being a mom. She's never been happier," a friend of Mendes tells PEOPLE. "She and Ryan are just in awe of this beautiful person they created. It's a really special time for them."
In July, PEOPLE confirmed the pregnancy of Eva Mendes but the couple avoided making public appearances. Ryan Gosling broke millions of hearts after his girlfriend Eva Mendes' pregnancy was announced.
40-year-old Eva Mendes and 33-year-old Ryan Gosling started dating in 2011 after co-starring in the 2012 drama, The Place Beyond the Pines.
Meanwhile, E! online reported that the baby girl is the mini Eva and looks exactly like her mother. "Everyone is saying the baby looks like Eva and has her features," a source said. It is even reported that both Eva and Ryan were in tears after seeing their baby girl.