Amar’e Stoudemire & Wife Alexis Welch Expecting Fourth Child

Amar’e Stoudemire and wife Alexis Welch may have just gotten married but the couple just announced their expecting their fourth child together. “We’re blessed that we were able to extend our family,” the New York Knicks forward, 30, tells PEOPLE Mag.

We’re both huge on having a nice size family. It was something we’ve been talking about for a while. It happened naturally and at the right time so it all worked out.”

“It was just perfect timing,” adds Alexis, 29, who says she’s had some morning sickness but overall, “can’t complain!”

The couple exchanged vows in a lavished ceremony last month, on special date 12-12-12, in front of a small group of friends and family. Their three children, Ar’e, 7, Amar’e Jr., 6, and Assata, 4, were also in attendance.

“They’re very, very excited,” says Alexis. “They just keep guessing if it’s a boy or a girl.” And it won’t be long before the sex is revealed, “I can’t wait to know what it is,” says Amar’e. _______READMORE

Amar’e Stoudemire Marries Longtime Girlfriend Alexis Welch (Photos)

NBA player Amar’e Stoudemire and longtime girlfriend Alexis Welch tied the knot Wednesday in a private roof top ceremony. Alexis and Amar’e was inspired by the special 12/12/12 and decided to get married.

Amar’e tweeted earlier this morning, “12.12.12 now has a special & spiritual meaning for us… ”

He also shared this photo of their wedding rings. _______READMORE