Adrienne Bailon‘s journey to motherhood has not been straightforward, however she by no means misplaced religion! Bailon and her husband Israel Houghton discovered that the surrogate she employed was pregnant on Dec. 11, 2021, which grew to become one of many happiest days of their lives.
Regardless of the enjoyment they felt, Adrienne and Israel determined to maintain their being pregnant personal from even the closest folks of their lives and gave PEOPLE the news on their resolution to take action.
Truthfully, everybody was shocked. Even my sister, who watched ‘The Actual’ all through the entire final season, actually stated to me, ‘Adrienne, I’m impressed.’ She’s like, ‘I’m so happy with you. You might be actually holding this.’ I did that as a result of it was actually sacred to me.”
The previous ‘Cheetah Women’ star had been very open about her conception struggles prior to now, she felt it was necessary to protect herself and her household from attainable disappointment this time round.
It was necessary to me for my very own psychological wellbeing and for my household. I used to be similar to, ‘I’m simply not going to say something.’ It was truly very peaceable that approach. You didn’t produce other folks’s opinions.”
Adrienne and Israel skilled eight failed IVF cycles and one miscarriage earlier than docs suggested them to discover surrogacy with the one viable embryo Adrienne had on the time. She shared that the method gave her hope, however got here with its personal emotional trauma.
I obtained to be trustworthy, even the method of surrogacy can be fairly nerve-wracking. Someone else has your youngster with them. We name it excessive babysitting for 9 months. It could possibly trigger you to be actually anxious.”
Bailon described he birthing expertise as “an absolute miracle,” she revealed she hasn’t given up hope on with the ability to develop into pregnant herself sooner or later. Adrienne revealed docs found that she has 5 embryos left.
Adrienne and Israel’s first son, Ever James, was born on August sixteenth.