Tyra Banks welcomes "miracle" son

Tyra Banks welcomes
Published: 2016 January 28 08:10:16 (7949 Views)
Tyra Banks has welcomed a baby boy via surrogate.

The America’s Next Top Model star and Swedish boyfriend Erika Asla announced the exciting news on social media on Wednesday.

The former supermodel shared a picture of a baby’s hat next to the caption: “The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here. He’s got my fingers and big eyes and his daddy Erik’s mouth and chin.

"As we thank the angel of a woman that carried our miracle baby boy for us, we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone.

"York Banks Asla, welcome to the world."

Last summer Tyra opened up about her “traumatic” IVF treatments, admitting she had found it difficult trying to conceive in recent years.



She said: "When I turned 40, the one thing I was not happy about is that I did not have kids. I'm like, 'Damn, the clock is ticking!'

"When you're like, 'OK, I'm just going to do it,' then it's not so easy as you get older."

"I've had some not happy moments with [IVF], very traumatic moments.

"It's difficult as you get older. It's not something that can just happen."

The 42-year-old also admitted she regularly put off starting a family because of her work commitments.

She told People magazine: "Since I was 24, I used to say every year, 'I will have kids in three years.'

"I kept saying it over and over again. Because my business is very entrepreneurial. I'm not for hire, so I have to do everything. I kept trying to find that time for that to happen."



Source - Mirror

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