Serena Williams is a mom! The tennis professional and her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, have welcomed their first little one.
Serena and Alexis insisted that they didn’t know the intercourse of the newborn on the way in which, however had a powerful feeling it was a woman: “So few surprises in life nowadays,” the expectant mom just lately defined. “That’s why I’m ready to search out out the intercourse of the newborn.” It seems their intuition have been proper! In response to studies, the couple’s daughter arrived on September 1 weighing 6 kilos, 13 ounces.
Congratulations have been pouring in, and it seems just like the baby already has some very well-known followers. Auntie Venus Williams was in fact among the many first to reply, telling reporters on the U.S. Open, “Clearly I’m tremendous excited, phrases can’t describe.”
And right here’s one for the newborn e-book: Beyoncé herself despatched a notice of congratulations to Serena, who you might recall made a scene-stealing cameo within the singer’s ‘Lemonade’ video final yr.
Whereas the proud new dad and mom have but to remark publicly on their new arrival, Serena was very open all through her being pregnant. She posed for multiple belly-baring photograph shoot and gave interviews admitting to her insecurities about impending motherhood (“I’ve by no means been round infants. I would like a Child 101 class!”).
The athlete’s Twitter feed within the days and weeks main as much as the beginning reveals the ups and downs of her third trimester — which I’m positive will sound all too acquainted to a few of you moms-to-be on the market!
Tummy itches. Don’t scratch proper? Simply rub extra cream…
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) June 14, 2017
I desire a baked potato
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) June 21, 2017
I waddle now however solely at night time after an extended day….
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) July 16, 2017
Any tips about find out how to flip over at night time? I’m having hassle from going from my left ….to my proper…. to my left facet.
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) July 19, 2017
Lol I really feel like I’m in a match however down a pair breaks. Haha I’m making an attempt to hold in there. I’m all the time in it to comeback 💪🏿gotta break again..
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) July 28, 2017
It’s official. I not have ankles
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) August 13, 2017
“Simply ready…” reads considered one of Serena’s final tweets. Sounds just like the wait is finally over. Congratulations to them!
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