Serena Williams' Fiancé Alexis Ohanian Talks About Fatherhood

Catherine Armecin

Alexis Ohanian shared his realization about fatherhood weeks after Serena Williams gave birth to their daughter.

On Sunday, the Reddit co-founder took to Instagram to express his thoughts about fatherhood following the arrival of his daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. According to the new father, "Dad life is the greatest."

Ohanian also compared fatherhood to entrepreneurship and how he has a legacy through his daughter. "Entrepreneurship is all-consuming, it's sleepless, we call our startups our 'babies,' we are ridiculously proud of them, and we pour all of ourselves into them -- but she is already all that and more, she is my legacy," he said.

Williams and Ohanian welcomed their baby girl at a Palm Beach, Florida hospital earlier this month. Venus Williams confirmed her sister's delivery. "I'm super excited. Words can't describe," she said.

Williams and Ohanian, who are both first-time parents, previously expressed their excitement over taking on parenting and child-rearing. In fact, Ohanian has received numerous parenting tips online and even shared his favorite one.

"My favorite (tip) is to sleep with a blanket for like a month before the due date so you get your dad scent all over it, and then wrap the baby in it once it shows up, so they're not just immediately bonding with mom, but also getting a bit of dad," he said when he appeared on "Today."

Additionally, the no. 1 female tennis player in the world took to Reddit in August to ask moms about pregnancy and delivery tips. Williams wanted to know when to prepare the bag she would be bringing to the hospital and what she should pack.

"When did you pack your hospital bag?" Williams asked. "[One] month before? 6 weeks? 8 weeks? I'm totally stalling. But I have a lot of time still.... I think...Anything you didn't expect to need that I'll really appreciate having in there? "

A number of moms responded to Williams' inquiry, but most of them pack their hospital bags differently. Some prepared it two months in advance, while others only packed on the same day that they were heading to the hospital.

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Alexis Ohanian opens up about fatherhood after welcoming his daughter with Serena Williams. Pictured: Williams and Ohanian attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. Photo: Getty Images/Neilson Barnard

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