Actress Elizabeth Banks and her husband Max Handelman surprised fans today when they announced the birth of their son! She gushed about the exciting baby news on her blog:
“I have been very fortunate in life both professionally and personally. I have had untold number of opportunities to work with inspiring people, on great projects as an actress, and I have had a fantastic long term relationship of nearly 20 years with my now husband, Max.
The one true hurdle I’ve faced in life is that I have a broken belly. After years of trying to get pregnant, exploring the range of fertility treatments, all unsuccessful, our journey led us to gestational surrogacy: we make a ‘baby cake’ and bake it in another woman’s ‘oven.'”
“From that came two miracles. The first was meeting our carrier and her husband who were truly humbling in their decency and generosity. And the second miracle was the birth of our baby boy, Felix Handelman. Felix means ‘happy and ‘lucky’ in Latin. And true to his name, Felix is a very happy baby and a blessing on our life.”
Congratulations to the happy family! And kudos on the secret-keeping! 🙂
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