Clare Crawley Urges Fans to Be ‘Sensitive’ About Surrogacy Before Baby

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Clare Crawley is getting candid about her surrogacy journey after she and husband Ryan Dawkins’ introduced they’re anticipating their first child collectively.

“Morning matcha. I used to hate the style however I just lately tried it once more + by some means I like it now!” the Bachelorette alum, 42, captioned an Instagram Story video on Sunday, July 16. After a fan responded by writing, “Your style buds can change when you’re pregnant,” Crawley clarified by way of one other Instagram Story submit, “I’m not pregnant.”

She continued: “I do know it’s a simple mistake to some however please remember it may be a delicate factor to say to a lady who isn’t carrying their very own child. Our wonderful surrogate is carrying our child.”

Crawley revealed by way of Instagram on Wednesday, July 12, that she and Dawkins are increasing their household. “Child Dawkins might be arriving by way of our wonderful angel surrogate, in January 2024!!” she captioned a video of herself and her husband — whom she married in February — hanging up a child onesie on a clothesline. “This TRULY is what my desires are product of! I can’t inform you how laborious it has been to carry this secret in, as I’ve shared the final 10 years of my life with you all!”

She went on to notice that the couple’s highway to parenthood was one they’d been “preserving near our hearts as we navigated the unsure world of IVF and all that comes with it up till this level.” Crawley added: “I can’t wait to share all of it with you quickly what it’s been like for us, and till then, we’re so extremely grateful to @eggwhisperer for making miracles occur!”

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A number of of Crawley’s Bachelor Nation mates celebrated the soon-to-be dad and mom within the feedback part. “Ommmmmmmy congrats!!!! I’m so unbelievably pleased for you! The fairytale has formally come true ❤️❤️,” fellow Bachelorette Andi Dorfman wrote.

Becca Kufrin — who’s presently pregnant along with her and fiancé Thomas Jacobs’ first child — commented, “CONGRATS! Oh my goodness so extremely pleased for you all 💛.” Former Bachelor Nation host Chris Harrison additionally despatched Crawley well-wishes, writing, “So pleased for you guys. All my love.”

Clare Crawley Urges Fans to Be 'Sensitive' Toward Women Who Aren’t Carrying Their Babies
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Upon tying the knot with Dawkins earlier this 12 months, Crawley grew to become stepmom to his two daughters from a earlier relationship. When requested throughout an October 2022 Instagram Q&A how his children felt about Crawley becoming a member of the household, Dawkins advised his now-wife, “Oh, my gosh, they’re utterly obsessive about you. They love you a lot.”

Crawley beforehand opened up about eager to have children along with her ex-fiancé Dale Moss, to whom she bought engaged on season 16 of The Bachelorette in 2020. “I discuss infants on a regular basis and he’s like, ‘Yeah, that’s what I need,’” she stated throughout a joint interview with Moss, 34, on a November 2020 episode of the “Bachelor Joyful Hour” podcast.

She continued: “I’ll remind him of issues on a regular basis, you recognize, ‘I’m not getting any youthful!’ I’ll say issues like that, and he’s like, ‘You assume I don’t know this? Yeah, let’s do that.’”

After briefly splitting in January 2021, the fact stars later reconciled earlier than ending their relationship for good that September. Crawley was beforehand engaged to Benoit Beausejour-Savard for 2 months in 2018.