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MyKayla Skinner, a renowned gymnast from Utah is currently facing a new and significant challenge in her life–motherhood. Recently, she and her husband, Jonas Harmer, celebrated the arrival of their child. However, for the 5-foot-tall Olympic athlete, the journey of pregnancy has been far from glamorous. She encountered several health issues during her pregnancy. That included losing 11 pounds in the first trimester and requiring IV fluids. It also makes multiple late-night trips to the emergency room.

Despite these difficulties, MyKayla Skinner finds moments of happiness, such as when she got to see a 4D scan of her baby girl. Her journey into motherhood highlights the challenges and experiences that women can face during pregnancy. The gymnast beautifully documented several plots during her pregnancy. Her little baby girl has arrived in the world healthy.

MyKayla Skinner shares her “wild ride”

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MyKayla is one strong woman, as she says, “Like I’m so grateful to be like having a baby, and it’s been so great but it’s just been really hard”. It is definitely a great journey for someone who is used to pushing through physical challenges as she did in her gymnastics career. This openness about her pregnancy challenges can help shed light on the diverse experiences women may go through. Let’s recall her 3 weeks earlier YouTube video during this transformative period in their lives. There she shared the struggles and fun clips of her maternity shoot.

In the video, she said, “Doing the photo shoot just made me like really appreciate the beauty of being a woman and being pregnant and going through this”. The Olympic silver medalist had to have to give up her regular workout routine. Skinner shared her perspective, saying, “With gymnastics, it’s undeniably tough. There are days when you want to quit, but I knew how to push through or that the next day would be better. But during pregnancy, every day was a struggle for months.

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Little Lottie has arrived safely

Certainly! The 26-year-old Olympic gymnast and her husband, Jonas Harmer, celebrated the birth of their first child. Their daughter took birth on Thursday, September 21, at 12:42 p.m. Their baby girl weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz., and measured 20 inches long. In their Instagram caption, they introduced their daughter as “Lottie” and shared, “Charlotte Jane Harmer arrived safely yesterday afternoon! Both mother and baby are doing well, and we couldn’t be happier”.

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The couple shared their joy on Instagram in a joint post, featuring pictures of them with their newborn at the hospital. In one photo, Skinner and Harmer are seen looking at each other while gently touching their baby girl. Another photo offers a close-up of their daughter, who is holding her dad’s hands. Fan’s reaction already speaks of how baby Lottie is surrounded by so much love and warmth. Sending all our love and best wishes to both of them on the wonderful journey of parenthood,

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