PHOENIX, Arizona, February 22. AMANDA Beard has revealed to People Magazine that she is pregnant with her second child. Beard and her husband, photographer Sacha Brown, already have one child together: son Blaise Ray (3). The couple have been married since 2009.
“We are so excited to add to our family,” Beard told people. “During my first pregnancy, I was sick the whole time and felt awful. So far this pregnancy has been a lot easier. I've only been sick a couple of times and I have way more energy.”
Let's hope Beard didn't speak too soon. On February 21, she Tweeted:
Anyone have a natural remedy for heart burn??? I have pregnancy heart burn. Ugh.
Apart from seven Olympic medals, the breaststroke swimmer is also the author of the memoir In the Water They Can't See You Cry. The book discusses the demons she battled her the way to Olympic stardom, including her tumultuous relationships with South African Olympian Ryk Neethling before she met and wed her current husband.