Welcome to the sisterhood Hilary! The acclaimed actress has become a mama at age 48, after giving birth to twins – a boy and a girl – saying “it wasn’t easy.”
By Mama Disrupt®
Hilary Swank shared the good news on social media on Easter Sunday, with a picture of herself cradling her son and daughter in her arms. “It wasn’t easy. But boy (and girl!) was it worth it. Happy Easter! Posting from pure Heaven.”
These are the star’s first children with husband Philip Schneider, and throughout her pregnancy and in announcing the arrival of the twins, Hilary expressed her gratitude and delight, saying that it was nothing short of a miracle.
“We couldn’t wish for a more incredible miracle. So grateful for these two gifts of a lifetime!”
Friends, family, and fans have showed their love and support for the new mama. Many praised her dedication and perseverance, admiring the actress for her strength and resilience in embracing motherhood at 48.
The making of a mama
Hilary has had a super successful career spanning over three decades. With her most memorable roles in “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Million Dollar Baby” earning her Academy Awards for Best Actress. However, her recent focus has been on her personal life and her journey to motherhood.
“My next thing is I’m gonna be a mum. And not just of one, but of two. I can’t believe it,” she said on Good Morning America at the time.
Hilary hasn’t shared the twins’ birth date or names yet, but she has emphasised that they are healthy and happy. The proud mama has also promised to share more details about her growing family in the coming weeks.
Having undergone IVF in her 40s, Hilary’s journey to motherhood has not only inspired her fans but has also opened up conversations surrounding fertility and age. She is proof that it is never too late to try for a family.