Serena Williams has said she once cried because she could not find her baby daughter’s bottle as she spoke about coping with postnatal depression following a difficult birth.The sports star has also said that she is ready to have another child, and that she would be pregnant again if she was not back on the tennis court.Williams welcomed daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr in September last year with husband Alexis Ohanian, and she has previously told of the life-threatening health complications that arose during the birth.Among them, Williams was forced to undergo an emergency caesarean, and she also had surgery for blood clots in her lungs.The tennis ace, 36, told Harper’s Bazaar UK: “Honestly, sometimes I think I still have to deal with it. “I think people have to talk about it more because it’s almost like the fourth trimester, it’s part of the pregnancy. “I remember one day, I couldn’t find Olympia’s bottle and I got so upset I … [Read more...] about Serena Williams ‘still has to deal with’ trauma of difficult birth
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LAST year was a busy year for Alexis Ohanian as he married the love of his life Serena Williams and the couple welcomed their first child. But who exactly is Alexis, how long has he been dating Serena and just how much is he worth? We've got the lowdown... Who is Alexis Ohanian? Alexis Ohanian, 33, is a tech entrepreneur and best-selling author from the US. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, in 1983 to an Armenian-American father – whose family fled the genocide – and a German mother. Alexis went to school in Ellicot City, Maryland, before graduating from the University of Virginia in 2005 with degrees in commerce and history. He's most famous for co-founding social news website Reddit. Along with business partner and fellow Virginia graduate Steve Huffman, the 6ft5 innovator set up the now-global name at the age of just 22. The website went from strength to strength and was eventually snapped up by publishing giant Conde Nast – owners of Wired, GQ and Vogue … [Read more...] about Who is Alexis Ohanian and will Serena Williams husband and Reddit co-founder be at the French Open?
The tennis star has praised the former 'Suits' star as a "great girl" and couldn't be more thrilled for her pal ahead of her wedding to Prince Harry next month. Serena said: "I'm obviously super happy for her. She's such a great girl and she is incredibly nice and I couldn't be happier for her." Last year, the 36-year-old sportswoman married Alexis Ohanian and she is pleased to have such a "super supportive" spouse. Speaking on the red carpet at the premiere of her documentary 'Being Serena', she told 'Entertainment Tonight': "He is super supportive and has always here for me. You know, all of my friends are, and it means a lot to me." The couple have a seven-month-old daughter, Olympia, and Serena finds the "most rewarding" part of being a parent is when the tot smiles at her. She said: "She doesn't have any teeth, and she's seven months, so it's like I get to see her toothless smile and it makes me so happy." Pregnancy made the tennis champion take over a year out from competing and … [Read more...] about Serena Williams happy for Meghan Markle
SERENA Williams beamed as she held her adorable daughter Alexis in a shallow pool on a family holiday. The tennis ace, 36, sat in a white halter-neck swimsuit beside the shallow water as seven-month-old Alexis stood in a black and white striped dress. The youngster looked interested by something in the distance while Serena smiled brightly into the camera, her hair falling in voluminous curls. Serena is completely in love with motherhood, her social media accounts featuring lots of pictures of her spending time with her daughter. In an interview with Vogue earlier this year, Serena admitted she wants to spend all of her time with her daughter, saying: “We’re not spending a day apart until she’s eighteen. “Now that I’m 36 and I look at my baby, I remember that this was also one of my goals when I was little, before tennis took over, when I was still kind of a normal girl who played with dolls. Oh, my God, I loved my dolls.” Serena Williams shares … [Read more...] about Serena Williams poses with seven-month-old daughter Alexis as the tot paddles on holiday
Serena Williams’ daughter might only be months old but she is already outshining her world champion mother. The 36-year-old tennis star became a first time mother last year - and even won the Australian Open while pregnant with her daughter, Alexis. Serena - who is married to Reddic co-founder Alexis Ohanian - shared a photo of herself with her seven-month-old daughter as they cooled off beside a swimming pool together. Beaming Serena posed while holding her daughter as they both dipped their feet in the water as they sat at the side of the pool - and fans of the sports champion were overjoyed by the adorable photo. "My gosh she is the cutest Bub I have seen,” one fan gushed in the comments section of Instagram after Serena uploaded the photo online. "Awe she is already a [star], so adorable. She has the best leader,” gushed another. While another offered a compliment for Serena herself, writing: "Serena you look fit and fabulous! Both so beautiful." Instagram … [Read more...] about Serena Williams’ baby daughter completely steals the limelight in poolside photo