Kehlani Announces Daughter’s Birth
Congratulations are in order for Oakland songstress Kehlani and baby daddy Javaughn Young-White.
The two welcomed their child over the weekend and Kehlani celebrated the moment with an Instagram post.
“This weekend our angel arrived healthy & perfect in every way in our bathroom at home. unmedicated homebirth was the absolute hardest yet most powerful thing i’ve ever done,” she wrote in the post. She continued:
“Thankful beyond words. in love beyond comparison. refraining from posting to be family and rest, we just wanted to say thank you to everyone who sent well wishes, love, and support in all forms while waiting & working to bring Adeya earthside.”
Kehlani announced that she was pregnant in October 2018. In an interview with NYLON magazine, she was very clear that she wanted to have a natural birth:
“People have been giving birth naturally for ages, obviously, way before hospitals existed,” she said. “Way before machinery, way before all these procedures. Your uterus, and vagina, are built and designed for birth. You deserve to be in charge of your birth, to be comfortable and listened to, not rushed or prodded at.”
Kehlani revealed at her baby shower that she would name her kid Adeya Nomi.
The father, Javaughn, also had some touching words once the baby arrived:
“Adeya is here. Kehlani birthed her, standing up, right into my arms. In that moment, all the indisputable pulls of intuition, random bellows of clarity, & ear-splitting life lessons I’ve received in recent years made more sense than i’ve ever needed. We came face to face with beauty. arm in arm with God. I realized I was never alone in those moments, Adeya was simply aligning things for herself haha.”
Great to know the child is healthy and, no doubt, thriving.
Congrats Kehlani and Javaughn!