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Romee Strijd welcomes first child

Romee Strijd welcomes first child

Romee Strijd has welcomed her first child.

The Victoria's Secret model took to Instagram on Friday (04.12.20) to announce the happy news she has become a mother after welcoming a baby with her longtime partner Laurens van Leeuwen.

Taking to Instagram to share a photo of her breastfeeding her newborn, she wrote: "Mint van Leeuwen ~ feeling so blessed to finally hold you in my arms ... We are so in love with you!! (sic)"

Romee had previously shared the hope that her pregnancy can inspire other PCOS sufferers.

She admitted that her and Laurens had been trying to have a baby for two years but was hopeful that by sharing her own story, she will be able to inspire others who are battling the syndrome.

Romee announced the happy news of her pregnancy in May.

She wrote on Instagram: "WE’RE HAVING A BABY ... 2 years ago I got diagnosed with PCOS after not getting my period for 7 years. I was devastated because being a mom and starting a family with @laurensvleeuwen is my biggest dream.. I was so scared that I would never be able to because I got told it was harder to get babies in a natural way.. I started to research PCOS and came to the conclusion that mine was not the typical pcos.. Mine was because of my body being in fight or flight mode.. which means my body was under constant stress ... I’m so happy and grateful to say that I got my period back last november AND that WE’RE SOON A FAMILY OF THREE & to the women trying to conceive, believe in yourself and be nice for yourself and your body and don’t let those thoughts get to you too much (sic)"

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