Pink Reveals Inspiration Behind Baby Willow Sage's Name

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Carey Hart pats wife Pink's pregnant tummy at the 2010 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on November 21, 2010 -- Getty Premium

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Pink has revealed how she and husband Carey Hart came up with their daughter's name - Willow Sage.

"The willow is my favorite tree," the pop singer told People. "I grew up near one. It's the most flexible tree in nature and nothing can break it -- no wind, no elements.

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"It can bend and withstand anything," she added. "I love that sentiment. I want that for her."

As for Sage, that word fit perfectly with her husband's last name.

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"Sage is cleansing and sacred," she added. "And it sounded great together. It doesn't hurt that her last name is Hart -- flexible cleansed heart."

The new mom said her bundle of joy has been an absolute delight, and has turned her into a very emotional mom.

"[Willow's] been amazing. Everyone gives you this terrifying picture of no sleep at all, bickering which leads to divorce ... they made it sound like waterboarding," Pink said. "It's not that bad! I think I've cried more than she has and that's just because I'm emotional and a little nuts."

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The singer added that Carey has taken to fatherhood naturally, and it has made them grow closer as a couple.

"I knew when I met him he'd be a great father, but watching him fall in love, watching him nurture her, I've never been so in love with him in my life," she said. He keeps thanking me for giving her to him. It's a beautiful time."

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As previously reported on , Pink whose real name is Alecia Beth Moore, welcomed her daughter on June 2. The baby was born via C-section.

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