MANILA, Philippines – On Wednesday, June 19, former actress Karel Marquez announced the birth of Kobe Federico, her new baby boy with husband Sean Fariñas.
"Kobe Federico Santos Fariñas... born 1:47pm today, June 19, 2019. We had our successful breastfeeding sesh just now too at 4:29pm and he is fast asleep na. I am so happy. Sharing my happiness with you all. Love you," she wrote in as her Instagram caption.
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Karel Marquez ~ Fariñas (@iamkarelmarquez) on Jun 19, 2019 at 1:32am PDT
"Felt so at ease with St. Luke’s BGC, via emergency CS and I am totally fine. So happy there’s milk for him. I’ve been praying hard for this! O diba, I got time to post while he is asleep beside me at the recovery room," Karel added.
She also posted a video of her skin-to-skin moment with 6-hour-old Kobe at the birthing room, adding that she feels "super super relaxed and just great."
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Karel Marquez ~ Fariñas (@iamkarelmarquez) on Jun 19, 2019 at 5:07am PDT
"Meet my son, Kobe Farinas! Catch you guys later! Good night! We love you. Sending love to all," she added.
According to a ABS-CBN News report, although Kobe is their first child together, Sean helps raise Karel's two children, Keiley and Kyler, born from her previous relationship. – Rappler.com