New Orleans Saints wide receiver Juwan Johnson and his wife Chanen are expecting their first child together.
The couple – who have documented their struggles with infertility on their joint Tiktok account – announced the exciting news on Monday after hinting at good fortune over the past two weeks.
“You are our dream come true👼🏽🤍,” Chanen and Juwan wrote in a joint Instagram post on Monday.
The couple later shared more photos from the maternity shoot, with Chanen sporting a white silk maxi dress and Juwan sporting matching button up and dress pants as they hold a small pair of trainers together.
In the following post, they wrote “mom and dad🤍” as the caption.
The couple’s fans are already familiar with their struggle to conceive, which was highlighted by the couple in a Tiktok shared early last month. As Chanen reflected on their year together, which included them trying to start a family, we see clips of the pair happily driving around in an open Jeep after “the doctors finally gave us the go-ahead to start trying.” to get pregnant”.
Sadly, the next clip showed them posing together after learning they were pregnant, only for her to have a “traumatic miscarriage” later.
“Pretending you’re okay when you’re not,” she wrote over a clip of them dancing together at a club.
In the following segment, the former gymnast held up a small shoebox which opened to reveal tiny sneakers and a positive pregnancy test, but she wiped tears from her face in a following clip shortly after. having had “a second miscarriage on a plane”.
Through her close relationship with their social media, Chanen candidly admitted that their fertility journey came about after she recovered from an eating disorder in college that caused her to not have her period for five years. She was told she couldn’t have children, but since recovering, she and Juwan have both wanted to try.
Now the couple are expecting their first child together, and it’s clear they couldn’t be happier.