Victoria's Secret Model Chanel Iman Expecting Her First Child With Husband Sterling Shepard

By Tanya Diente, Parent Herald May 16, 01:50 am
Chanel Iman is pregnant with her first child with husband, Sterling Shepard. The Victoria's Secret model announced the news on social media where she shared several photos of her growing belly.
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Chanel Iman is pregnant with her first child with husband Sterling Shepard. The Victoria's Secret model shared the exciting news with her fans on Mother's Day.

Pregnancy Reveal

Iman shared a photo of her growing baby bump on her Instagram on Sunday. In the post, the 27-year-old model expressed her excitement to welcome their firstborn. She also greeted moms out there a happy Mother's Day.

"Daddy and Mommy can't wait to meet you. As I approach motherhood I want to wish a Happy Mother's Day to all mothers and mommies to be," she wrote. She tagged Shepard in the post.

The black-and-white photo shows Iman gazing down at her growing belly with a happy smile on her face. She reveals a peek at an underboob as she lifts her blouse to show her pregnant stomach. Fans congratulated the model for the new addition to the family.

A post shared by Chanel Iman (@chaneliman) on May 13, 2018 at 7:00am PDT

Iman also shared another solo shot of her pregnant belly and a couple of photos with Shepard, a wide receiver for the New York Giants.

A post shared by Chanel Iman (@chaneliman) on May 13, 2018 at 9:00am PDT

"Our fairytale continues as we wait for the birth of our baby. Our love grows each day, @sterl_shep3 and I can't wait to share it with our little one," Iman captioned her second solo portrait.

The model expressed how blessed she and Shepard are that their love has created a new life and that they cannot wait for the blessing to arrive.

"We thank God for allowing us this opportunity to become parents and can't wait to hold our baby in our arms!" the model captioned two photos of her and Shepard.

Iman and Shepard are both chest-naked in the images. The first image shows the football player plant a kiss on his wife's pregnant belly as Iman covers her breasts with her arms. In the second shot, Shepard sits on a stool while his wife leans into him with her arms across her chest.

A post shared by Chanel Iman (@chaneliman) on May 13, 2018 at 7:45am PDT

Iman also shared a video about the struggles of finding the perfect jeans now that she is pregnant. She revealed that her go-to-jeans are the stretchy type because they can accommodate her growing belly.

A post shared by Chanel Iman (@chaneliman) on May 15, 2018 at 10:55am PDT

Engagement

Shepard and Iman tied the knot on March 3, just four months after their engagement. They had an intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family in a luxe Beverly Hills venue.

The 24-year-old Shepard proposed to the model on her 27th birthday in December. He presented Iman with a stunning rose gold ring. The couple met in November 2016 during Victor Cruz's birthday party.

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