Andy Cohen says his son was “so alert” following his begin this month.
The 50-year-old television character shared footage and new particulars about his baby boy, Benjamin Allen, inside the Feb. 25 state of affairs of People after welcoming the toddler by the use of surrogate.
“I was in the delivery room. I had been hoping that he would have a full head of hair, and he really overdelivered,” he talked about of Benjamin, who was born with darkish brown hair. “That was the first thing you see, the head of hair coming out. And I was amazed.”
Cohen talked about he scale back the umbilical twine himself all through his son’s begin. He bonded alongside along with his baby boy by sharing skin-to-skin contact after the provision.
“He was so alert for the first two hours. His eyes were wide open. He didn’t cry; he was just calm,” the star talked about. “I kind of have no words for it.”
The Watch What Happens Live host talked about he labored with an “incredible” surrogate primarily based in California. He outlined his dedication to develop right into a single guardian inside the interview.
“It’s not something in your mind — ‘Oh, I want to do this alone.’ But I like being alone. I didn’t want to wait,” the television character talked about. “To me it would have to be a very special person to say, ‘Let’s do this together.'”
Cohen voiced his gratitude in an Instagram publish Wednesday.
“This is my son!! I grew up reading @People cover to cover, at a time when being gay meant there was no way to have a family. Now I’m honored to be featured on the magazine’s cover,” he wrote.
Cohen launched Benjamin’s begin in an Instagram publish Feb. 4. The new dad obtained right here beneath hearth remaining week after sharing of himself alongside along with his son on a plane.
“Ahh too young to be in the carrier and too young to be on a plane!” one explicit individual wrote inside the suggestions.