“So we’re leaving the hospital after six, seven days,” the proud new mom 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 and name reveal, Williams 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.
The tennis champion, 35, hinted she would share photos Tuesday evening, with a cheeky post featuring her fiancé Alexis Ohanian that read, “…. but are you ready?”
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Serena and Alexis have opted to name their baby after dad, but it appears that she will go by her middle name, Olympia, giving that ths couple have already launched several social media accounts under the name Olympia Ohanian.
For clarification the name Olympia is linked “With its relation to Mount Olympus, home of the Greek gods, and to the Olympic games, this name has an athletic, goddess-like aura.”
The excitement building to the arrival of Serena’s baby is summed up by big sis Venus who moments before playing her U.S. Open match in Queens, New York, opened up to ESPN about the birth of her new niece, saying, “Obviously I’m super excited. Words can’t describe.”
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian welcomed their daughter on Friday, Sept. 1 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, weighing 6 lbs., 13 oz.