Former PBB housemate's newborn recovering from surgery
Yesterday, June 12, Wendy took to Instagram to ask for prayers as her first baby boy underwent surgery to remove a cyst at the bottom of his spine (the sacral region). Seth was diagnosed with spina bifida (it literally means “split spine”), which happens when a baby is in the womb and the spinal column does not close all of the way, according to the Spina Bifida Association; it is also one of the most serious neural tube defects. But children with this birth defect can live full lives. (Just yesterday, we wrote about Grace Theresa Agalo-os, 23, who was born with spina bifida and graduated from a New York college.)
"Thank you, Lord, that I am finally able to hold my son," former Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) housemate Wendy Valdez Garcia wrote on Instagram. "Soon, makakauwi din tayo, anak," she added. Her son's operation went well, as doctors continue to monitor his recovery. "Hindi na mabigat ang likod ni Sethy," Wendy happily shared on the photo-sharing social media platform.
Amidst the trying times, Wendy and her family choose to be positive and hold on to the Lord. "We chose to be excited, and I chose to enjoy my pregnancy after we have surrendered everything to the Lord. Not because everything is going to be alright and perfect in the end, but because I know that our perfect God is always on our side, in whatever comes our way," she added. Get well soon, baby Seth!
LJ Moreno and Jimmy Alapag's baby #3 is a boy!
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The prayers of LJ's son have been answered. "Ian Maximus got his wish because it's confirmed. We're having a boy!" the soon to be mom of three announced on Instagram. According to LJ, daughter Keona Sky though was still in denial because she really wanted a baby girl. "I'm sure once she sees her baby brother she'll be excited!" she said. LJ and husband, former professional basketball player Jimmy Alapag, also posted his wife's post on his Instagram and added that they are now thinking of a name for their third baby, due to arrive in October.
Ryan Agoncillo 'takes' Judy Ann on his Himalayan adventure
Before embarking on his bucket list motorbike ride to one of the peaks of the Himalayas Mountains in India, the dad of three made a sweet gesture to his wife, Judy Ann, via Instagram. "It's you and me on this adventure, bub," Ryan wrote as a caption to a post that showed a photograph of him and Judy Ann tucked in the sleeve of his riding jacket. Judy Ann reposted the photo and wrote, "When your husband sends you this… [heart emojis]. Wala na… nauna na buhok ko sa Himalayas!" she quipped. She and their kids, Yohan, Lucho, and Luna, have thrown their unwavering support for Ryan (check our story here).
LOOK: Camille Prats has beaches and bumps on her mind
The 23-week pregnant TV host and actress bump goes to the beach again, posting a photo on her Instagram. "Can't wait to meet you, my little princess," Camille she wrote as a caption. Her husband, VJ Yambao, who took photos of the glowing mama-to-be, and their sons, Nathan and Isaiah, headed to the beach as a last hurrah before the boys go back to school.
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"Enjoying what is left of the summer season before school starts and tummy grows bigger," Camille wrote as caption for an Instagram album she posted. (gmanetwork.com)
Kris Aquino throws impromptu housewarming party
Kris and her sons had just finished watching watched Wonder Woman when the Queen of All Media decided on the spot to host a house warming and blessing party. The reason: her sisters Ballsy and Pinky, Vice President Leni Robredo, and her daughters happened to be coming over for an early dinner. "I texted my good friend Fr. Betbet to please come to bless our home," Kris wrote as caption for an Instagram Flipagram video. She thanked everyone who made it possible even with just six hours short notice. "Our home isn't 100% complete yet, but the most important thing is that Kuya, Bimb & I feel the abundant love and friendship from those closest to our hearts," Kris wrote. (pep.ph)