Popstar Ed Sheeran has said he and his wife Cherry were just days away from starting fertility treatment before conceiving their daughter
Ed, 30, was talking to US radio show, The Breakfast Club, about how the couple went on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Antarctica and were due to start tests on their return.
He said: “We had tried for a while to have a kid, and we’d started going to doctors and figuring out what was up.”
The pair went on the trip in 2019 and discovered the wonderful news on their return.
The Thinking Out Loud singer said: “I did think it was a miracle, so that’s why I was like, we should have this in the name.”
He also discussed how many of his friends had been through or were going through IVF.
He said: “A lot of it is mental. It’s about relaxing.
“So many of my friends have been trying different things like IVF or making sure you’re having sex at the right time on the right day, and then they go to a wedding and get p*ssed, relax and get pregnant.”
He added that having children was ‘not a given’ and said what ‘a blessing’ it was for him and 29-year-old Cherry.
Lyra is now just over a year old and the couple hope to have a large family.
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