News | Entertainment
10 Jul 2020 22:15
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Romee Strijd is expecting her first child

    The 24-year-old Victoria's Secret model took to Instagram to announce she and her longtime partner Laurens van Leeuwen are set to become parents by proudly displaying her baby bump in a sweet snap of the couple sharing an embrace


    Romee and her boyfriend also took to YouTube to make the special announcement.

    The blonde beauty explained that she feared she wouldn't be able to start a family when she was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome in 2018.

    However, Romee did some research into the condition - which affects how the ovaries work and stop periods - and she realised that the "type" of PCOS she had wasn't "typical", and that her body had gone into "fight mode".

    The model added that she subsequently realised that all the travelling she had done and restricting her food intake over the years may have caused her to suffer from the condition, and and after turning to "natural healing" and putting less pressure on her body, she had her first period in a while in November and now she's set to become a mother, which is her "biggest dream".

    She wrote: "WE’RE HAVING A BABY

    2 years ago I got diagnosed with PCOS after not getting my period for 7 years. I was devastated because being a mom and starting a family with @laurensvleeuwen is my biggest dream.. I was so scared that I would never be able to because I got told it was harder to get babies in a natural way.. I started to research PCOS and came to the conclusion that mine was not the typical pcos.. Mine was because of my body being in fight or flight mode.. which means my body was under constant stress. I never felt mentally super stressed so it was hard te understand this, but my life consisted of travelling all the time (no biorhythm), working out every day, eating super clean (restricting foods). I think I pressured my body to much, and honestly every body is so different but I think my weight was not good for my body to function properly and couldn’t handle the constant traveling.

    This was the point where I started to research natural healing for PCOS and came to the conclusion that I should do way less high intensity training, don’t restrict foods, be nice to myself, and take breaks when needed. I also tried some natural supplements, acupuncture and we got a place back in the Netherlands as well, so we could spend more time with Family (since im such a family person). I’m so happy and grateful to say that I got my period back last november AND that WE’RE SOON A FAMILY OF THREE & to the women trying to conceive, believe in yourself and be nice for yourself and your body and don’t let those thoughts get to you to much (sic) Romee started dating Laurens , 29, in 2010.

    On their 10th anniversary in January, she gushed: "2010 vs 2020 Can't believe we are together today for 10 YEARS!!

    "I'm so happy to ride this rollercoaster called life with you! And I feel like every year I love you more and more and moreee ... @laurensvleeuwen.”

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     10 Jul: Prince Harry has a "really nice singing voice"
     10 Jul: Pixie Lott's wedding plans are "uncertain" due to the coronavirus pandemic
     10 Jul: Katie Price feels "alive, safe and happy" with her new boyfriend
     10 Jul: Will Smith has been racially abused by police "on more than 10 occasions"
     10 Jul: Gabrielle Union has insisted NBC need to do more to address workplace harassment
     10 Jul: Billie Eilish's parents considered sending her to therapy because of her obsession with Justin Bieber
     10 Jul: Jamie Foxx has hit out at Kanye West's plans to become President of the United States
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Further details have been revealed about the North versus South rugby match late next month More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Police Minister expects a major Mongrel Mob bust will make a big dent in drug harm and violent offending More...



     Today's News

    Netball:
    Tiana Metuarau is relishing her new role with the Central Pulse 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry has a "really nice singing voice" 21:41

    Law and Order:
    Hong Kong police have arrested seven people for "assisting" a suspect in the stabbing of a police officer during a protest against a new national security law on July 1 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Pixie Lott's wedding plans are "uncertain" due to the coronavirus pandemic 21:11

    Entertainment:
    Katie Price feels "alive, safe and happy" with her new boyfriend 20:41

    Entertainment:
    Will Smith has been racially abused by police "on more than 10 occasions" 20:11

    Entertainment:
    Gabrielle Union has insisted NBC need to do more to address workplace harassment 19:41

    Entertainment:
    Billie Eilish's parents considered sending her to therapy because of her obsession with Justin Bieber 19:11

    Rugby League:
    Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's praising interim NRL coach Todd Payten 18:57

    Entertainment:
    Jamie Foxx has hit out at Kanye West's plans to become President of the United States 18:41


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd