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Tyra Banks welcomes a baby boy via surrogate!

Tyra Banks, 42, has gone from supermodel to super mum after announcing she and partner Erik Asla have welcomed a healthy baby boy via a surrogate.

By Chloe Lal
Some wonderful news as Tyra Banks announces her "miracle" baby.
The TV talk show queen and her Norwegian photographer boyfriend Erik Asla have welcomed a son, York Banks Asla.
Tyra's rep confirmed the exciting news to People.
“We are so excited for our new baby boy bundle of joy. The journey to now has not been an easy process, as I’ve shared before. But there was a beautiful bright light at the end of the tunnel for me and his father, Erik,” Tyra said in her statement.
“As I gaze into the beautiful eyes of my son, I think about all the people who struggle with fertility or carrying a child and continue to pray for them every day. My hopes and dreams are filled with well wishes that they get to feel what my little treasure, York Banks Asla, feels like in my arms.”
In typical stylish Tyra fashion, the new mum revealed the arrival of her son through an Instagram post of a very adorable baby hat.
“The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here,” the star penned.
“He’s got my fingers and big eyes and his daddy Erik’s mouth and chin.”
Adding, “As we thank the angel of a woman that carried our miracle baby boy for us, we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone. York Banks Asla, welcome to the world.”
Tyra shared this snap with her main man saying, "Everyone deserves to be loved like this."
In the past, Tyra has been particularly candid about her struggles to conceive, admitting she turned to IVF.
“When I turned 40, the one thing I was not happy about is that I did not have kids,” she told People. “When you’re like, ‘Okay, I’m just going to do it,’ then it’s not so easy as you get older.”
This will be the first child for the couple, who have been together for two years. Congratulations to the pair and we can't wait to meet America's next top baby!

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