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Steve Gleason's Wife Michel Varisco Gleason Pregnant, Expecting Second Child Together

Updated On 31 Jul, 2018 Published On

Baby on the way Steve Gleason and Michel Varisco Gleason! The former football player for New Orleans Saints and his wife of 10 years are expecting their first child together.

Michel's pregnancy has been confirmed by a spokesperson for Team GleasonClare Durrett.

Clare retweeted a post shared by Jeff Duncan, who is a U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district.

Here's the pregnancy-revealing tweet, check it out.

The latest addition to the family is due in October.

Steve Gleason has been part of Team Gleason since he was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) in 2011.

The upcoming baby will be the second child for the couple as they already share a 6-year-old son Rivers Gleason, who was born on October 20, 2011.

In 2013, the proud mom told The Advocate that Rivers was conceived via in vitro fertilization.

Steve and Michel, who first met in 2005, started dating and eventually got married in 2008, had been trying to conceive for a while before they decided to perform in vitro fertilization as it was the only for them to have a baby.