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Kim Fields’ 6-year-old son Sebastian Alexander is going to be a big brother!
The “Living Single” star recently revealed that she and her hubby Christopher Morgan, a Broadway actor, are expecting their second child together. According to PEOPLE, the actress said she plans to name the new man in her life Quincy Xavier.
“Sebastian and Christopher are very excited. We’re very, very blessed,” she said on an upcoming episode of “The Real.” “It was planned. We’ve actually been trying for a couple years. We had gotten pregnant twice and [miscarried]. Chris and I were very blessed to really have one another, to have our family and friends and our God to really get us through that.”
Although Kim said she had been trying to have another baby for a while, the timing of her pregnancy did come as a surprise — especially at the age of 44.
“Funny enough when God says this is when it’s gonna be, then that’s when it was,” Kim said, who is best known as Tootie from the NBC sitcom “The Facts of Life.”
She continued, “For a minute I thought I was getting pre-menopausal because certain things were starting to be irregular and then other symptoms started — my memory and I was clumsier than normal which I couldn’t even believe was possible. Then our son got sick with a stomach virus and I caught it. Chris said, ‘No, babe, you’re a little sicker than Sebastian. You need to go and get that checked out’ and I said, ‘Okay.’ They tested me and said, ‘Oh honey, you’re not dehydrated. You’re two months pregnant.’”
“If I’m encouraging to anybody,” she added, “it’s not like I’m the poster child for over 40 and pregnant.”
Kim is the newest addition to the growing list of older celebrity moms. Check out 8 other stars who welcomed new little bundles of joy after the sweet age of 40.
Continue reading Kim Fields Pregnant With Second Son + 8 Celeb Moms Who’ve Had Babies After 40
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