Meredith discovers she is pregnant and gives birth to a son. The baby has a facial presentation and is consequently delivered via emergency c-section.
Meredith tells him her newborn girl’s name is Ellis. Baby Mer-Der is beautiful. Watch this scene from Grey’s Anatomy Season 11 Episode 22: She’s Leaving Home.
Meredith has three children: Zola, Derek Bailey and Ellis. Zola was adopted by Meredith and Derek after coming to Seattle Grace (later known as Grey-Sloan) at the age of 6 months for surgery.
Ellis Shepherd is the younger daughter and youngest child of Meredith Gray and Derek Shepherd. She has an older brother, Bailey, and an older sister, Zola.
Season 9: Derek Bailey Shepherd
At the end of Season 9, Meredith gave birth to their first son. Fearing another miscarriage, she initially kept the pregnancy a secret and only told Derek.
Rose’s revelation – if taken at face value – strikes an ominous note for the couple known briefly as the Mer-Der. The mystery is compounded: On an ABC podcast in May, Rhimes said Rose wasn’t pregnant and was later quoted as saying she wouldn’t fool “Grey’s” loyalists.
Eventually Meredith has had the baby – a girl aptly named Ellis after her mother – and Alex, her emergency contact, is called in to assist her. Mer tells Alex that she wasn’t sure if she could do it and thought she would die in childbirth – but now she sees Derek in Baby Ellis.
Derek Jeter welcomes secret baby with wife Hannah Jeter.
Fresh from her recent seduction by Dr. McSteamy, Mark Sloan, Lexie Gray is pregnant with his unborn child.
Theo Hunt is the son of Owen Hunt and Cristina Yang.
Derek Bailey Shepherd is the only son of Meredith Gray and Derek Shepherd. He has two siblings, an older sister, Zola, and a younger sister, Ellis.
Zola Gray Shepherd, née Zola Limbani, is the eldest daughter and child of Meredith Gray and Derek Shepherd. She has a younger brother, Bailey, and a younger sister, Ellis.
“Grey’s Anatomy”-Rückblick – Meredith Pregnant – Staffel 9, Folge 7 – Hollywood Life.
11. Season 9 Episode 7: Meredith tells Derek that Zola is going to be a big sister. Derek might be dreamy and all, but if we’re being honest, Meredith is usually the one who decides to do the romantic gestures. After Mer finds out she’s pregnant, she buys Zola a t-shirt that says “World’s Best Big Sister”.
At the time, Meredith was struggling with infertility and the couple were unsure if they could biologically have children. After several interviews with a social worker and a thorough review by the court, Zola’s adoption was finalized. Meredith and Derek became parents in Season 8 of Grey’s Anatomy.