Tyson Fury reveals newborn Athena is 'off the ventilator'
‘The baby’s doing a lot better’: Tyson Fury reveals newborn Athena is ‘off the ventilator’ as he shares clip cradling baby daughter from hospital after announcing she was in intensive care
- Paris and Tyson Fury welcomed their sixth child, Athena Fury, on Sunday
- The boxer, 32, took to Instagram to share the happy news, urging his followers to ‘pray for my baby girl’
- He updated fans on Monday, revealing she was ‘off the ventilator’ after announcing their daughter was in intensive care
- He has since started a GoFundMe page to raise money for the hospital where his daughter was born
- His wife Paris, 31, endured a two-day labour with their newest arrival
- They announced they were expecting their sixth child together in February
- The couple are already parents to Venezuela, 10, Prince John James, eight, Prince Tyson II, four, Valencia, three, and Prince Adonis Amaziah, 16 months
Tyson Fury has revealed his newborn baby daughter is ‘off the ventilator’.
The boxer’s wife Paris, 31, gave birth to Athena on Sunday, and on Monday morning, Tyson, 32, took to Instagram to update his fans on the health of their sixth child, writing: ‘The baby is in a stable position and doing well – hopefully she comes out of ICU today.’
Hours later, the world-famous athlete shared a clip of himself cradling his newborn, telling his Instagram followers: ‘Hi guys, the baby’s doing fantastic, a lot, lot better. She’s off the ventilator, she’s doing really good, look, she’s lovely.’
Incredible news: Tyson Fury, 31, has revealed his newborn baby daughter Athena is ‘off the ventilator’ in a new Instagram clip shared on Monday
Intensive care: Tyson’s update comes hours after the world-famous boxer revealed his newborn baby daughter Athena (pictured) was in intensive care
Tyson revealed earlier in the day that he is raising money for the Ronald McDonald House charity, which provides ‘home from home’ accommodation for families with children in Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.
Standing next to his father in an Instagram video, he explained he wants to raise money for the charity due to ‘the fantastic job they do on a daily basis’.
Tyson has remained at Alder Hey hospital since the arrival of his sixth child and explained in a clip shared on Monday that he will be auctioning two signed WBC belts and offering a meet and greet to a randomly selected GoFundMe donor.
Standing next to his father John in the hospital’s carpark, Tyson told his followers in a short clip: ‘Hi this is Tyson Fury aka the Gypsy King. I’m just here with my dad at the children’s hospital.
Fundraising: Tyson revealed he’s raising money for the Ronald McDonald House charity which provides accommodation for families with children in hospital on Monday
‘They do a fantastic job on a daily basis. We’ve got two WBC belts here that I’m going to sign personally and we’re going to put them up for charity to raise some money for the hospital.’
He concluded: ‘Whoever wins – I’ll pick a winner at random – I will do a personal meet and greet to whoever wins these belts and I’ll personally sign them to you.’
It comes hours after Tyson revealed his newborn baby daughter is in intensive care.
Tyson said: ‘Hi this is Tyson Fury aka the Gypsy King. I’m just here with my dad at the children’s hospital’
He added: ‘They do a fantastic job on a daily basis. We’ve got two WBC belts here that I’m going to sign personally and we’re going to put them up for charity to raise some money’
Health update: Tyson revealed his newborn baby Athena is in intensive care but ‘stable’ as he continued to ask people to keep her in their prayers on Instagram on Monday
The day before, Tyson wrote: ‘Please can everyone pray for my baby girl who was born this morning. Athena Fury born 8/8/21.’
The birth of their baby girl comes after Paris endured a lengthy two-day labour.
The new mother-of-six took to Instagram to re-share a video on Saturday that her husband took of them both eating what appeared to be spicy food – in an attempt to speed on the birth of Athena.
Her caption read: ‘He is dangerous with a camera think he’s bored now we nearly at the end of day 2 in here and still no little girly’.
New baby: Paris, 31, gave birth to their sixth child together on Sunday – a girl named Athena (Pictured in May)
Congratulations: Tyson announced the news on Instagram, where he asked his followers to pray for their little girl
Lengthy labour: The arrival of their baby girl comes after Paris endured a lengthy two-day labour
Tyson could be heard in the background saying: ‘Just thought I’d take this opportunity to share with you our little date in the labour ward’.
Paris also posted a photo of herself on her Stories from Friday when she arrived in hospital.
The expectant mother posed in a black Calvin Klein T-Shirt alongside an array of what looked like a Louis Vuitton duffle bag and small suitcase, as well as a Harrods shopper behind her.
Designer mother-to-be: The expectant mother posed in a black Calvin Klein T-Shirt alongside what looked like a Louis Vuitton duffle bag and small suitcase, as well as a Harrods shopper
She captioned the pre-birth pic: ‘Landed here yesterday morning’.
Paris then posted a video of her husband in the labour ward watching a game of boxing whilst they waited for the arrival of their little one.
The couple are already parents to Venezuela, 10, Prince John James, eight, Prince Tyson II, four, Valencia, three, and Prince Adonis Amaziah, 16 months.
The couple announced they were expecting their sixth child together in February.
Tyson shared the happy news on boxing correspondent Gareth A Davies’ YouTube series.
Tyson revealed the news while gushing about his family values, telling Davies: ‘Paris is pregnant again and the Lord has blessed us definitely with another child and I’m very thankful.
‘Got a beautiful wife, beautiful kids, they’re all healthy. That’s the most important thing, you know, your health and your family.
Big family: They are already parents to Venezuela, 11, Prince John James, eight, Prince Tyson II, four, Valencia, three, and Prince Adonis Amaziah, 12 months
‘Nothing else really matters. Your job, your money, your wealth, your career, none of that really matters because you can get another job, you can start snooker or you can go make more money.
‘It doesn’t really matter but the one thing you can’t get back is your family. You can’t get back time lost and that’s the crazy thing about it all.’
The proud dad, who is the highest-paid fighter of 2020 with £46million in earnings, also spoke about how he and Paris are raising their children to understand the value of money.
‘For me it’s very important to stay close to my grassroots as I’ve got a lot of kids coming up, I’ve got five kids, very important for them to know the value of money,’ he explained.
Parents: Tyson first announced the pregnancy boxing correspondent Gareth A Davies’ YouTube series (pictured with Paris in March 2020)
‘It’s very important for them to know how to earn money. So, if they see me splashing out all the time and living a move stars’ lifestyle they grow up thinking that’s the only way they can live.
‘To earn from a normal job, £200-300-a-week, however much they’re going to get, they might think that’s no good if they’ve been spoiled rotten by multimillionaire parents.
‘So I don’t do that. My kids don’t go to private school, I don’t have any private education, they just go to normal school, everyone does normal stuff.’
Paris, who shares a sprawling family home with Tyson and their children in Morecambe, has been forging ahead with her own career over the past year, landing a role as a panellist on Loose Women last year.
It’s a girl! In March, the blogger revealed the gender of her baby after having a celebration with her family at their abode
Romance: The couple met at a wedding when Paris was 15 and Tyson was 17, but didn’t start dating until after being re-introduced a year later after Paris’ 16th birthday
Family: The proud dad, who is the highest-paid fighter of 2020 with £46million in earnings, also spoke about how he and Paris are raising their children to understand the value of money
In March the couple revealed they were having a girl after having a celebration at their abode.
Paris took to Instagram to share the news as she uploaded an image of the sportsman and their children covered in pink confetti.
Captioning the heart-warming image, Paris wrote: ‘It’s a girl… We are due another little princess, god willing come summer we will have 3 girls and 3 boys. So blessed.’
Happily married: In 2008, Tyson and Paris got married in Doncaster and now share a family home together in Morecambe
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