After Dia Mirza married Vaibhav Rekhi in a closed affair several people had been raising questions about her and after she shared her pregnancy news on social media, people flooded with their questions. Dia posted a picture of herself embracing the little baby bump as she announced her pregnancy with her husband in front of the world.
People in the comment section asked if she got married because she was pregnant. An Instagram user wrote:
‘That’s so good, congrats. But the problem is, she tried to break the stereotypes with woman priest, why couldn’t she announce her pregnancy before the marriage? Isn’t becoming pregnant after marriage a stereotype we follow? Why can’t women get pregnant before marriage?
Clarifying such assumptions, Dia gave a befitting reply and said:
‘Interesting question. Firstly, we didn’t marry because we were having a baby together. We were already marrying as we wanted to spend our lives together. We discovered we were going to have a baby while we were planning our wedding. So this marriage is not the result of pregnancy. We didn’t announce the pregnancy until we knew its safe (medical reasons). This is the happiest news of my life. I’ve waited for many many years for this to happen. No way I would hide it for any reason other than medical.’
Children are an eternal gift and she further wrote:
‘Only answering this because: 1) Having a child is a beautiful gift of life 2) There must never be any shame attached to this beautiful journey 3) As women we must always exercise our choice 4) Whether we choose to be single and parent a child or be in a marriage it is after all our choice 5) As a society we must un stereotype our idea of what is right or wrong, instead of training ourselves to ask what is fair or unfair.’
Dia was in the Maldives when she shared an adorable picture of her pregnancy. She has been waiting for this moment to arrive in her life so let’s wish her good luck for the new phase of life.