Dwyane Wade and his wife, Gabrielle Union, announced Thursday that a "miracle baby" had joined their lives. They said that the girl was delivered Wednesday by a surrogate, and they described this date as a date that "will forever be engraved in our heart as the most beautiful of all these beautiful days."
"Welcome to the party, my sweet girl!", Exclaim Wade, 36, and Union, 46. They included words from the success of Bill Withers' "Lovely Day" in 1978.
Union has shared in the past its painful experiences of infertility. In a 2017 memoir (excerpt from a People magazine), the actress "Being Mary Mary" wrote: "I had eight or nine miscarriages".
"For three years, my body has been trapped trying to get pregnant.I'm either about to start an IVF cycle, in the middle of an IVF cycle, or to go out on a date." IVF cycle, "she continued. Union added that she and Wade "were overflowing with love and willing to do everything in their power to meet the child we both dreamed of".
Wade has three older children, a 16-year-old girl and two sons aged 11 and 4. A nephew of the 17-year-old Miami Heat star also lives with her family.
"I never wanted children," Union told People last year, who married Wade in 2014 after several years of dating. "Then I became a mother-in-law and I did not prefer to be anywhere else with them."
The actress said in August (via USA Today) that she was touching "the end of my fertility journey" when she finally "got answers" to her longstanding problems. The doctors diagnosed him with adenomyosis, a condition that affects the uterine lining and most often occurs late in the reproductive years.
"Everyone said," You are a career woman, you have prioritized your career, you have waited too long and now you are too old to have a child – and it is up to you to want a career. "The reality is that I actually adenomyose," said Union.
After Union talked about his miscarriages last year, Wade wrote in a tweet to more than seven million followers: "My wife is a strong man !!!" In a September video in which he said that this season's "Last Dance" in the NBA, Wade said to the camera with emotion: "There are many things you do not know with which we're dealing, and I'm I have been dealing with this summer to make this decision. "
We now know at least one major situation that Wade and Union were facing, and as they were delighted to share with the world on Thursday, this resulted in "the most beautiful of all those beautiful days".
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