Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Baby: Serena Williams Says She Accidentally Revealed Her Pregnancy on SnapchatCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Baby: Serena Williams Says She Accidentally Revealed Her Pregnancy on Snapchat

By Delaney Gilbride

In celebrity news, it looks like Serena Williams’ celebrity pregnancy announcement on Snapchat was a mistake! According to UsMagazine.comthe tennis superstar admitted that her selfie posted on Snapchat on April 19 showing off her 20 week baby bump was an accident. During a celebrity interview at the TED conference on Tuesday, April 25, Williams stated: “I have this thing where I’ve been checking my status and taking pictures every week to see how far along I’m getting. I’ve been so good about it, but this was the one time it slipped.” The 35 year-old pro athlete followed her statement by claiming that even if the Snapchat didn’t go out to the public on that day she was going to reveal the pregnancy within the week. This will be Serena Williams’ first child with fiancé, co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian.

It looks like this celebrity baby news was meant to stay a secret for a bit longer! What are some things to consider before revealing your pregnancy to family and friends?

Cupid’s Advice:

Nothing is more exciting than when you’re expecting. But how do you know when the time is right to announce your pregnancy to your family and friends? Cupid’s here to give you some questions to ponder when making this big decision:

1. Will they be supportive?: You know your family and friends better that anyone else and if you believe that they will support you through your pregnancy, go ahead and tell them! Having a child is something beautiful, but you will need help along the way. If you believe your close family and friends will be the ones to support you theres no holding you back from telling them.

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2. Have you and your partner had time to process this?: This is something extremely important to think about before revealing your pregnancy. Having a baby is a huge deal! You and your partner have to allow this information to truly sink in before sharing it with the world. If you’ve processed the fact you’re going to have a baby, others will too!

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3. Are you over 12 weeks?: You’re most likely to have a miscarriage between 6-10 weeks, so you should wait to announce your pregnancy until at least 12. Go to your doctor and get a scan. You can’t always rely on pregnancy tests!

Are you pregnant? Comment below with how you knew the time was right to share the news with your close family and friends!