Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian are clearly parents.
On Friday, Williams, 35, gave bearing to a babyish babe at a hospital in Palm Beach, Florida, a antecedent told Us Weekly. Her sister, Venus Williams, additionally accepted the account to ESPN. "I'm cool excited," the tennis amateur said. "Words can't describe."
The brace has yet to allotment photos of their aboriginal child, but admirers are no agnosticism acquisitive to see the babyish girl. Williams acquired a aberration beforehand this year back she accidentally appear her abundance on SnapChat. In her post, she was wearing a chicken jumpsuit swimsuit that showed off her babyish bump, absolute in the explanation that she was 20 weeks pregnant. She anon deleted the post, but it was already too late.
Williams after addressed her aberration and antiseptic that she had alone appear the abundance a few canicule beforehand than planned. "On amusing media, you columnist the amiss button and... 30 account after I absent 4 calls and I'm like, 'That's weird,'" Williams told Gayle King at a TED Talk (via Daily News) afterward her adventitious announcement. "But it was a acceptable moment. I was alone activity to delay 5 or 6 added days."
Meanwhile, Williams and Ohanian accept been advancing for the accession of their child over the accomplished several months. Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, has accustomed a lot of parenting tips online. In fact, he ahead shared his admired allotment of advice.
"My admired (tip) is to beddy-bye with a absolute for like a ages afore the due date so you get your dad aroma all over it, and again blanket the babyish in it already it shows up, so they're not aloof anon bonding with mom, but additionally accepting a bit of dad," he said during an actualization on "Today."
Like her husband, Williams also took to Reddit to ask for admonition as to back she should adapt her hospital bag and what she needs put in there. Fortunately, a cardinal of moms bound responded to her analysis with applied advice. They appropriate that she accompany Bluetooth speakers, beard ties, added pillows, adequate blankets, towels, toiletries, nursing bras, buzz charger, adequate clothes and her admired snacks.
But admitting she's excited about their array of joy, Williams additionally ahead accepted that she has never been about babies. She alike joked that she bare babyish 101 class, but it was alone offered to daddies appropriately Ohanian ability be added abreast than her back their babyish arrives. As such, she said she has a lot of account for all mothers and thinks of her abundance as article that makes her feel like a real woman.
"I accept so abundant account for so abounding women [for giving birth]," Williams said (via Entertainment Tonight). "I am about to be a absolute woman now, you know? It's activity to be article abundantly absorbing to go through."
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Serena Williams and Alex Ohanian accustomed a babyish girl. Pictured: Brace attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. Photo: Getty Images/Dimitrios Kambouris