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Kenya Moore steals hearts with first photo of her newborn daughter Brooklyn Doris

Mary Scott
Dec 20, 2018
02:03 P.M.

Fans of Kenya Moore will be delighted, as the former “Real Housewives Of Atlanta” finally reveals her daughter’s face for the first time. Moore also dished out new details about her difficult pregnancy and delivery.

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In an exclusive interview with People Magazine, Kenya showed off her bundle of joy in an adorable mother-daughter snap. The first-time mom looked lovely in a white top and jeans, cuddled up next to Brooklyn Doris Daly. The infant was equally cute in a light pink outfit as she stared at the camera.

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“I finally have everything I’ve dreamed of,” Kenya raved. “She’s so perfect in so many ways. This little angel … so beautiful. I feel so blessed. It’s all been so worth it.”

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The former beauty queen is probably referring to the long road that led to the arrival of Brooklyn. Kenya and her husband, Marc Daly, welcomed their daughter on November 4, nearly six weeks before the original due date.

Kenya, who has always been open about the desire to have kids, announced her pregnancy in April on the Season 10 reunion of RHOA. Following her exit from the show, she kept fans updated on social media.

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The 47-year-old had a challenging pregnancy right from the beginning. There was the initial scare that she was carrying a false pregnancy, followed by the fear that she had an ectopic tubal pregnancy that needed to be terminated.

Kenya revealed that she and Marc saw medical specialists every week, but that each time they went, “we held our breath.”

By October, Kenya’s challenge was preeclampsia. The TV personality had noticed her feet swelling but thought nothing of it until she realized she had gained 17 lbs in one week.

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She told fans in an Instagram post:

“I gained 17 lbs in ONE week due to severe swelling and water retention, high blood pressure, and excess protein in urine. This is NOT normal!”

After a couple of days of monitoring her health, Kenya’s doctors decided they couldn’t let her go on any longer.

“I called them to give them my blood pressure readings, and my reading was through the roof and climbing,” Kenya recalled. “They told me, ‘Your condition is worsening so get your bags and go straight to the hospital, you’re delivering today.’”

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The delivery itself was another hurdle, because Kenya’s emergency cesarean section lasted three hours, and because of her fibroids, she ended up being cut twice.

“There were all these complications and they knew if they cut into a fibroid, I could potentially bleed out and die. So they ended up cutting me vertically too, to just get the baby out and make sure I survived the surgery. They were so scared they were going to lose me.”

Kenya has been through hell and back, but now that she can hold her daughter in her arms, it’s all worth it.

“She’s my miracle baby,” the reality star declared. “There’s no other way to describe it, she’s my miracle baby.”

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