Yummy Mummies star Maria Di Geronimo, 34, welcomes a son with partner Carlos Vannini – and reveals the baby’s VERY unique name
Yummy Mummies star Maria Di Geronimo and partner Carlos Vannini have welcomed a son together.
Appearing in Woman’s Day magazine this week, the overjoyed new mother revealed the little boy arrived on February 18, weighing just 4.08kg.
The couple, who already share four-year-old daughter Valentina, revealed the unique name of the toy as ‘Cartel’.
Baby joy! Yummy Mummies star Maria Di Geronimo, 34, has welcomed a son with partner Carlos Vannini, 37, only to reveal the baby’s VERY unusual name to Woman’s Day this week
‘A part of me couldn’t believe he was actually in my arms, while the other part felt like I had known him my entire life,’ Maria told the magazine.
‘Knowing we’ve brought another angel into this world is so special,’ the Adelaide-based mother-of-two said.
Maria filmed Yummy Mummies while she was pregnant with Valentina. However, this time she welcomed her newest bundle of joy away from the cameras.
Here he is! The couple named him Cartel Vannini with him a younger brother for their daughter, Valentina, four, who is already calling him her ‘best friend’
‘I had a lot more time to be able to really prepare myself for labour… this time without cameras,’ she said.
Maria announced in August she was pregnant for a second time, sharing a glamorous shot of her family.
‘I’m pregnant! Thank you, God,’ she wrote in the caption.
Special bond: ‘A part of me couldn’t believe he was actually in my arms, while the other part felt like I had known him my entire life,’ she told the magazine
She told Woman’s Day: ‘Motherhood makes me want to be the best version of myself for my family. I’m excited to go through pregnancy without the TV show.’
Yummy Mummies was a ratings flop on Channel Seven in 2017, but was a surprise hit when it was picked up by streaming platform Netflix.
Since leaving the reality show after one season, Maria has turned her back on her friendship with co-stars Lorinska Merrington, Jane Scandizzo and Rachel Watts.
‘I’m pregnant!’ Maria announced she was pregnant in August. She is pictured with her fiancé, Carlos Vannini, and their four-year-old daughter, Valentina
Maria, who received the ‘villain’ edit on Yummy Mummies, said that she’d ‘blocked’ the women on social media.
The socialite added: ‘I don’t need them in my life.’
‘One of them said I ruined her baby shower and I’m not about to bring what happened on the show into real life,’ she explained.
Girl bye! Maria, who received the ‘villain’ edit on Yummy Mummies, told Woman’s Day she had ‘blocked’ her former co-stars on social media, adding: ‘I don’t need them in my life’