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Former Baltimore Raven Torrey Smith's wife gives birth to baby boy

Former Baltimore Raven Torrey Smith's wife gives birth to baby boy
Posted at 6:35 PM, Jun 22, 2016

Former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Raven Torrey Smith officially welcomed a new addition to his family this week.

Smith's wife Chanel gave birth to baby boy Wednesday morning.

Kameron James Smith, who they've referred to as "Kam, Kam" and "lil man" on social media, is the couple's second child. Torrey "TJ" Smith was born in 2014.

 

The road to delivery was not an easy one for the Smith family after doctors told them that their second child may be born with Trisomy 18. Like Down Syndrome, Trisomy 18 is also caused by an extra chromosome, but the condition comes with more potentially life-threatening complications, according to the Trisomy 18 Foundation.

Related: Former Raven Torrey Smith opens up about unborn child's potential health problems

In an effort to spread awareness about the condition, Torrey Smith opened up about the pregnancy and shared about their fears and the testing process. 

Wednesday the proud dad took to Twitter and Instagram to announce the birth of  his newborn son.

Hundreds of fans quickly liked the post, while others left congratulatory comment. Smith is a currently a wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers.

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