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Serena Williams was left in tears after she missed her child’s first steps - as she had been training for Wimbledon.
The tennis player, who is considered to be one of the best in the world, posted the following on Twitter:
She took her first steps… I was training and missed it. I cried.
She took her first steps... I was training and missed it. I cried. — Serena Williams (@Serena Williams)
@serenawilliams she is practicing so you can see the real ones. ❤️ — chrissy teigen (@chrissy teigen)
@serenawilliams @ReignOfApril It doesn’t count until mommy sees it. Nothing counts until mommy sees it. — Jaime Primak (@Jaime Primak)
@serenawilliams When my daughter was a baby my daycare provider said they’d never tell me if she hit a milestone wh… https://t.co/6LaYxOai3x — Jenny Lawson (@Jenny Lawson)
@serenawilliams She will take more. You are a great mom, and a great example to your daughter. You don’t have to be… https://t.co/iHUyzM6JIf — Blair LM Kelley, PhD (@Blair LM Kelley, PhD)
@serenawilliams Ah Serena. I’m with you there. I’m in Russia at a World Cup. I watched mine take her first steps on… https://t.co/ZtuUb1C3P8 — Alison Bender (@Alison Bender)
@serenawilliams I missed a bunch of firsts while I was at work. I hear ya, mama. It’s not easy. But our girls see u… https://t.co/0ZuzygNT4E — Raakhee Mirchandani (@Raakhee Mirchandani)
@serenawilliams Congrats on her walking! That's amazing. I missed my youngest's first steps. I cried too. But I lea… https://t.co/mEvlBtRUNh — Shireen Ahmed (@Shireen Ahmed)
@serenawilliams I missed my daughter’s last day of kindergarten and her first time on stage, both because of trips… https://t.co/yOZeEu7uXw — Ilana Wiles (@Ilana Wiles)
@serenawilliams I missed my daughter’s first steps because she took them while I was working too. I know this isn’t… https://t.co/10JkKLFgSU — Jenifer (@Jenifer)
In May, Williams told Harpers Bazaar that she had suffered from post-partum depression.
Honestly, sometimes I still think I have to deal with it. I think people need to talk about it more because it’s almost like the fourth trimester, it’s part of the pregnancy.I remember one day, I couldn’t find Olympia’s bottle and I got so upset I started crying… because I wanted to be perfect for her.
Honestly, sometimes I still think I have to deal with it. I think people need to talk about it more because it’s almost like the fourth trimester, it’s part of the pregnancy.
I remember one day, I couldn’t find Olympia’s bottle and I got so upset I started crying… because I wanted to be perfect for her.
@serenawilliams You are giving her something to WALK towards. #workingmom — Nicola Lindop (@Nicola Lindop)
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