Miriam Quiambao is expecting another baby boy

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Posted at Mar 29 2021 07:06 PM

Miriam and Ardy Roberto. Screengrab from YouTube

MANILA -- Former beauty queen Miriam Quiambao is expecting another baby boy with her husband and fellow inspirational speaker, Ardy Roberto.

The Miss Universe 1999 first runner-up made the announcement with Roberto in their latest vlog post, which gave a glimpse of a gender reveal party organized by their relatives.

Quiambao admitted that at first, her heart sank as she was hoping to have a daughter this time around. 

She gave birth to a baby boy, which they named Elijah, back in 2019.

"Honestly parang naramdaman ko 'yung heart ko nag-sink. Sorry, Lord," she said. "Kasi siyempre I was really looking, I was really praying na girl na siya. Tapos noong nakita ko blue, sabi ko, uy it's a boy." 

Quiambao said she "struggled" to "come to terms with God's decision that this baby is a boy," but eventually accepted that "God has a plan" and "does not make mistakes."

Turning emotional, which she blamed on "pregnancy hormones," the former beauty queen reiterated that she is thankful for another "miracle baby." 

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"Thank you na normal 'yung baby, thank you na everything is okay... na walang congenital anomalies. Thank you, Lord, pa rin for this baby," the 45-year-old inspirational speaker said. 

"I'm really happy and thankful, honestly. And ngayon na nararamdaman ko na 'yung mga kicks ni baby... It's thrilling for a mom to feel the baby kicks, 'yung may connection na talaga ako with the baby," she added.

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