Adrienne Bailon and Husband Israel Houghton Welcome First Child via Surrogate

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Adrienne Bailon Houghton is now a mother! The 38-year old former co-host of the show The Real as well as her spouse, Israel Houghton, announced the birth of the birth of a son through surrogate.

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The couple posted a photo on Instagram on Tuesday to post an image in black and white that shows Adrienne and Israel looking at their newborn baby they've named Ever James.

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The caption contained an empathetic poem to mark the significant event.

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"For this baby we've been praying, just to be able to hear our baby's cry... The skin to skin , and face to the face.. Face to face and Heart-to-Heart. ..."

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In their photo captions, they said the fact that "our journey to have ababy] has been extremely demanding."

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"We have prayed quietly while in the midst of this magnificent secret for the past nine years," The caption went on.

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"He will be worth each tear and disappointment. He is worth every delay in prayer Every IVF cycle every miscarriage. Everything.

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The only thing we can feel is happiness and overwhelming love and gratitude. 

We are grateful to God and to our angelic surrogate and all our family and friends who have been alongside us for more than 5 years during this journey.

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We're here, and we've never been happier to get sleep!

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This is her first child. Israel also has children of an earlier marriage including the sons Jordan as well as Israel as well as two daughters Mariah as well as Milan.

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Adrienne and Israel were wedding vows at Paris in December of 2019. Adrienne and Israel were wedding vows at Paris in December of 2019.

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As she reflected on her career success as a performer, actress and designer as well as chat show host Adrienne shared with ET back in 2019 that there's a section of her life that she'd like to begin in the near future.

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