October 01, 2009 01:00 PM by Britteny Elrick
It has been confirmed by Usmagazine.com that Top ChefÂ host, model Padma Lakshmi, is expecting her first child!Â Â Padma, who has also authored two award-winning cookbooks, has been battling a conditionÂ which caused her to believe she might never be able to have children…
According to the article, Lakshmi has suffered withÂ endometriosis, which can many times lead to infertility. “Model, author, and Emmy-nominated Padma Lakshmi confirms that she is carrying her first child after years of struggling with endometriosis, a cause for which she has co-founded the Endometriosis Foundation of America,” Lakshmi’s rep told Us.
“As a result of her condition, this pregnancy has been referred to by her physician as nothing short of a medical miracle, and due to its delicate nature, we ask/implore the press to respect Ms. Lakshmi’s privacy at this time.”
There is no news yet on who the father is, but we’ll haveÂ the reportÂ for you as soon as it comes out!Â Congratulations Padma!
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