The couple has named their son Avyaan Azaad Rekhi. Sharing details about her pregnancy complications, Dia wrote on Instagram, “Our son Avyaan Azaad Rekhi was born on May 14th. Having arrived early, our little miracle has since then been cared for by tireless nurses and doctors in neonatal care.”
She further said that with the birth of Avyaan, she and Vaibhav is learning the “true meaning of trusting the universe and of parenthood”.
She also said her family would learn from her baby’s resilience and courage. She thanked her supporters who continue to help them live this story of hope and faith and create a safe, healing, nurturing space for Avyaan and the new mother. “He will be home soon and his elder sister Samaira and grandparents are waiting to hold him in their arms,” she noted.
She claimed to have suffered from a sudden appendectomy during her pregnancy. “A subsequent and very severe bacterial infection could have led to sepsis and proven to be life-threatening,” she shared but thankfully, the timely care and intervention by the doctor ensured the safe birth of the baby via an emergency C- section. Dia Mirza further thanked her well-wishers and fans saying, “I just want to say – your concern has always meant a lot to me and if it was possible to share this news before, we would have.”
She concluded by writing, “We see you, we hear you and together, we will get past this time. Dia & Vaibhav.”