7de Laan star Reandi Grey recently welcomed her daughter Heidi into the world with a very special doula by her side – her co-star Quinne Brown

The actress, who plays Esti on the popular Afrikaans soapie, took to social media to thank her Quinne for helping make the birth of her daughter a positive experience.

“My beautiful colleague, friend and DOULA. What a woman. What a journey it is to have you in my, @deef_shift and Heidi’s life. Forever grateful for you,” she wrote.

Reandi added that Quinne was by her side every step of the way

“[She] has walked this path of expecting little Heidi and welcoming our little Heidi as not just a super special friend, but also my amazing Doula. As our Doula, she opened a whole new world of pregnancy to my husband and I. A world of APPRECIATION! Appreciation of the whole process, every aspect and every stage of it (sic).”

The actress says Quinne, who plays Connie on 7de Laan, made her parental journey even more special.

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“Thank you @quinnebrown for making my birth experience a super positive and memorable one!”

Reandi’s pregnancy would explain the storyline of her character worrying about gaining weight

But 7de Laan viewers thought her character Esti looked great with the extra weight.

“Olivia gloating that Esti picked up weight… girl Esti still hot #7delaan,” one tweeted.

Another added: “Esti is truly happy in her relationship no wonder she picked up weight #7delaan.”

A few days before giving birth, Reandi gave her husband Dewald Grey a special shout-out on his birthday.

“30 years ago today God decided to bless the planet by adding you to it. #birthday. 2 years ago today you decided to bless me by adding you to my future. #weddinganniverary. In 2 days we will both experience the biggest blessing I could ever imagine by adding little Heidi to #parents. So basically wherever you are, blessings follow!! Thank you @deef_shift for blessing me with laughter beyond rationality, love,” she wrote.

Congrats, Reandi and Dewald!

 

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My beautiful colleague, friend and DOULA. What a woman. What a journey it is to have you in my, @deef_shift and Heidi’s life. Forever grateful for you. @quinnebrown has walked this path of expecting little Heidi, and welcoming our little Heidi as not just a super special friend, but also my amazing Doula. / / / As our Doula, she opened a whole new world of pregnancy to my husband and I. A world of APPRECIATION! Appreciation of the whole process, every aspect and every stage of it. It opens your eyes and mind to the mental, emotional and physiological side of pregnancy, birth and post birth. / / / Things we thought of as a given, or not even thought of at all became super important and made our parental journey even more special. Not just as parents, but as partners. Thank you @quinnebrown for making my birth experience a super positive and memorable one! / / / #doula #pregnancy #birth # support #parent #partner #positiveexperience #faith #birthcompanion #birthcoach #postbirth #nonmedical #childbirth #birthteam #birthsupport #csection #newbaby #physicalsupport #emotionalsupport #momsofinsta #Repost @quinnebrown with @get_repost ??? Net liefde vir die een!!! @cheerfullygrey #friendship #bravery #charaiveti #mondaymemories #funmoments #african @real7delaan

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30 years ago today God decided to bless the planet by adding you to it. #birthday 🎊🤗 / / / 2 years ago today you decided to bless me by adding you to my future. #weddinganniversary 👰🤗 / / / In 2 days we will both experience the biggest blessing I could ever imagine by adding little Heidi to #thegreylife. #parents 👶🤗 / / / So basically wherever you are, blessings follow!! ♥️♥️ Thank you @deef_shift for blessing me with laughter beyond rationality, love beyond bounds, memories beyond reality, dreams beyond measure, and life experiences beyond words. Love has a whole new meaning since you arrived! / / / Thank you @becauselifephoto for the beautiful kiekies! #wedding #weddinganniversary #parents #big30 #birthdaycelebration #love #marriage #becomingparents #dadsofinstagram #momsofinstagram #maternityshoot #thegreylife #babygirl #blessedforlife

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Calm before the storm 😜 3 weeks until our little noble Heidi arrives. ☺️☺️ / / / / Proverbs 31:25 “She is clothed with strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future” / / / Thank you @spoiltbynaturesa for my lovely range of #crueltyfree and #vegan spoils to calm the mommy-to-be-nerves! – Rose bath salts – Orange handmade soap – Rose exfoliating body scrub – Moon flower body butter – Natural lemon deodorant cream – Sweet pea soy wax candle “Every good and perfect gift comes from above” James 1:17 #epsomsalt #seasalt #essentialoils #almondoils #coconutoil #driedbotanicals #soywax #sheabutter #grapeseedoil #mommytobe #babyspoils #babybump #36weeks #momsofinsta #sweetpea #bodybutter #candle #deodorantcream #lemon #cocoabutter #moonflower #himalayansalt

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