Serena Williams Debuts Newborn Daughter | Discloses She Had Complications

Isn’t she just adorable?

Almost two weeks after welcoming her first child at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, proud mum Serena Williams introduced her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. on Instagram Wednesday morning.

She’s was named after her daddy, Alexis Ohanian, 34, she’s a ‘junior’! Yay!

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The tennis champion, said Alexis Jr. weighed 6 lbs 14 ounces when she was born on September 1, 2017.

And she’s already crediting her baby with winning a Grand Slam title, since Serena won the Australian Open while she was pregnant with A2.

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The first time mum shared videos and photos of her kid, adding that they stayed in the hospital for 6 to 7 days due to complications, before they were released to go home.

”So we’re leaving the hospital after six, seven days,” Serena says in a sweet clip debuting her daughter.

”It’s been a long time, but we had a lot of complications, but look who we got — we got a baby girl!”

Along with baby Alexis’ first photo, Serena, 35, also shared a montage of memorable moments from her pregnancy, including her first ultrasound, belly bump selfies and the parents-to-be assembling the nursery.

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Serena announced her pregnancy in April after she inadvertently revealed on Snapchat that she was 20 weeks along (read here).

Williams and her baby daddy were engaged in December, 2017.

Before their daughter’s birth, Serena and her fiance revealed that they were opting to leave the baby’s sex a surprise, though both shared that they felt they were having a girl.

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”Serena won the Australian Open while pregnant. And she remarked that she feels like it has to be a girl because everything that that baby went through and handled like a champ, only a woman could be strong enough to take on,” Ohanian said during a late-night talk show appearance in early August.

 

Watch the video HERE.

Photo credit: Instagram/Vanity Fair/Snapchat

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