Shahs Of Sunset Alum Gives Birth After Secret Pregnancy

Mike Shouhed's ex wife, Jessica Parido, gave birth to a happy, healthy boy.

April 16, 2019 6:26pm

Congratulations to Shahs Of Sunset alum, Jessica Parido! Mike Shouhed‘s ex wife revealed on Instagram that she gave birth in February to a healthy baby boy, after keeping her pregnancy a secret.


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On February 23, 2019 My little miracle Boy was born. Since I was 15 years old I was told that the high doses of chemotherapy I got to fight my leukemia would cause me to be sterile. It was something I struggled with accepting for years. After 15 years and countless specialists I accepted the fact I would never have children of my own. God had other plans for me. The level of shock and disbelief I had when I found out I was pregnant naturally was unimaginable. I had spent half of my life believing I would never feel these feelings. To say this came without struggle would be a lie. The traditional family I’ve dreamed of my entire life is not something I have. The vision of love, marriage then baby I had wanted is gone. I decided to keep my pregnancy off of social media and enjoy the time without the opinions and comments of others. I contemplated never posting about it and carrying on but IM A MOM, I have a son, a beautiful little miracle who I’ll cherish the rest of my life and to not share this would be not sharing me ❤️

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Jessica battled leukemia when she was 15 years old. She made peace with the fact that she would was not going to be able to have children because of the amount of chemotherapy she endured. Jessica’s caption included, “God had other plans.”

The stars of Shahs of Sunset congratulated Jessica via social media.

Golnesa Gharachedaghi ‘GG’ wrote, “Yay!!!!!! Congratulations baby girl! I’m so happy for you and your journey. You deserve all of this happiness!❤️”


Fellow former Bravolebrity, Lilly Ghalichi simply posted the words, “Best mom ❤️.”


It was refreshing to see Jessica’s ex, Mike, support her life’s new chapter. He wrote, “A true miracle! I’m so happy for you to get what you always wanted and feared you wouldn’t & couldn’t, being a mom. I know in my heart & feel it in my soul that you will do an amazing job as a parent. You have a lot of love to share & wisdom from life to pass along to him. May God continue to bless the both of you with endless health & happiness 🙏🏻♥️.”

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