On March 22, former†Idoling!!!†member†Kato Sayaka†(33) updated her blog announcing the birth of her first child, a baby boy.†
Kato wrote, "He was earlier than I had imagined, but what I am most surprised about is the birthing time. It started at daybreak, and I rushed to the hospital. I was able to meet my son about two and a half hours after I reached the hospital."
Kato also expressed, "Since announcing my pregnancy, I received a lot of support from many people. Thank you very much! While learning many things as a new mother, I hope to grow together with my son."
Kato graduated from Idoling!! in March of 2009. She married a non-celebrity man in July of 2015, and announced her pregnancy last December.