Bernard Palanca And Jerika Ejercito Welcome Baby BoyBernard Palanca is a happy father for the second time after his girlfriend, Jerika Ejercito, gave birth to their baby boy on May 7. Bernard has a son with actress Meryll Soriano.
Bernard announced on his Instagram that they named the baby Isaiah Joseph Ejercito Palanca. Jake Ejercito, Jerika's brother, also tweeted that his sister is about to give birth yesterday.
Jake and Jerika are the children of former President Joseph Estrada to former actress Laarni Enriquez.
Bernard said in the caption of his Instagram post: "My son ISAIAH JOSEPH EJERCITO PALANCA has arrived! :)) thank you LORD for the safe and healthy arrival of my boy! :))"
He also commented on the same post and tagged Jerika's username. "Congratulations @mariajerikaejercito you did an awesome job....im proud of you mama. i love you! (kiss)."
Bernard then posted a photo of him with Jerika and their newborn baby. He said he is a happy father and a happy partner. He feels truly blessed with the best things in life, he added.
Bernard's son with Meryll is the six-year-old Elijah. He and the actress maintain good relations despite being separated. Meryll is also very supportive of Jerika's pregnancy.
Jerika, on the other hand, regularly posts pictures of Bernard with Eli on her Instagram.