Congrats are to ensure that Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade!
The actress and NBA star added to their household on Wednesday, welcoming a child woman by way of surrogate.
Union shared the glad information to her Instagram web page on Thursday, posting candy pictures of the couple cradling their new bundle of pleasure, with lyrics from Bill Withers’ track, “Lovely Day.”
“A LOVELY DAY 👶🏾👶🏾👶🏾 We are sleepless and delirious but so excited to share that our miracle baby arrived last night via surrogate and 11/7 will forever be etched in our hearts as the most loveliest of all the lovely day,” Union captioned the candy slideshow, which Wade additionally shared with the identical caption. “Welcome to the party sweet girl! #onelastdance #skintoskin@dwyanewade ❤👑🥂.”
The couple, who married in August 2014, are already dad and mom to 3 boys: Wade’s sons from his first marriag, Zaire, 16, and Zion, 11, in addition to Wade’s 17-year-old nephew, Dahveon Morris. The NBA star additionally shares a Four-year-old son, Xavier, with ex-girlfriend Aja Metoyer.
Union has been candid about her struggles to conceive up to now, most just lately opening up about her battle with adenomyosis, a type of endometriosis, on the WeblogHer convention in New York City in August.
“Towards the end of my fertility journey I finally got some answers,” she stated on the occasion, in keeping with Essence. “Everyone said, ‘You’re a career woman, you’ve prioritized your career, you waited too long and now you’re just too old to have a kid — and that’s on you for wanting a career’…The reality is I actually have adenomyosis.”
“The gag is I had it in my early twenties,” she continued. “Instead of diagnosing me, [doctors] have been like, ‘Oh you have periods that last nine or 10 days and you’re bleeding by means of in a single day pads … maybe there’s one thing extra there. Every physician I noticed was like, ‘Let me put you on contraception.'”
Union additionally shared her heartbreaking fertility battles in her memoir, We’re Going to Need More Wine, which was launched final fall.
“I’ve had eight or 9 miscarriages,” she wrote within the e book. “For three years, my physique has been a prisoner of attempting to get pregnant — I’ve both been about to enter an IVF cycle, in the course of an IVF cycle, or popping out of an IVF cycle.”
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