Ashlyn and Ali announced the arrival of Sloane via instagram posts on Monday, 15th February 2020. Sloane was born on 12th Feb, weighing 6lbs 11oz. Along with an adorable photo of the happy couple holding Sloane, both their captions included a message to the birth mom:
“Dear Birth Mom.. Our promise to you: We promise Sloane will be loved every single day by us, our friends and our family. We promise to give her the tools to live a happy, successful life of inclusivity and support. We promise to share her adoption story with her from the very beginning and celebrate every milestone! We promise to encourage her to follow her dreams no matter how big or small. We promise to be open minded and respect your wishes to have future communication and that she will always know how much you love her!”
Ali also shared that it had been a stressful process:
“Welcome to our family, Sloane Phillips.. we are so in love with you already! This has been one of the most beautiful yet stressful processes I’ve ever experienced with you, @ashlynharris24 and I love you even more throughout this journey, if that’s even possible.🥰
When we first dated, we always spoke about adoption and always wanted to give a child a loving, happy and stable home. I cannot wait to give her the world and be the best Mom I can be with you right by my side❤️”
Ashlyn icluded an adorable message to her wife:
“To My Wife,
My heart is exploding with Joy. We did it, baby! All of the ups and downs, tears, stress and anxiety was worth it to have this beautiful blessing in our arms. We are building what we’ve always dreamt of. You both are my everything and I promise to always do right by the both of you. I love you so much.”
The couple have already shared a few images of Sloane online, along with setting up a dedicated instagram for her.
Congratulations to the beautiful family!