A Sydney couple who heartbreaking lost three children in a tragic crash in 2020 are preparing to welcome another baby.

Leila and Danny Abdallah shared the beautiful news on Ben Fordham Live!, with Danny revealing the family is doing ‘as good as can be’.

“Leila’s well, she’s pregnant again. I got one past the goalkeeper! And yeah, she’s been pretty busy with the kids,” Danny said.

Abdallah Family

Three of the couple’s children, Sienna, 8, Angelina, 12, and Antony, 13, were killed in a horror crash alongside cousin Veronique Sakr, 11, when they were hit by a ute while walking on the footpath to get ice-cream at Oatlands on February 1, 2020.

In March 2022, the couple welcomed a baby daughter, which they named Selina in honour of her siblings.

Leila and Danny Abdallah shared a touching photo on Instagram at the time, writing, ‘The Abdallah family are proud to announce the birth of our 7th child into our family. Baby Abdallah Born 18th March 2022 at 7:40am, her weight is 3.3 kg and her height is 51cm. Our little girl is in good health.

“Antony, Angelina, and Sienna in heaven, Liana, Alex and Micheal with us. God has answered our prayers The Lord gives and the Lord takes blessed be the name of the Lord.”

They also shared a video of their children Liana, Alex and Michael meeting their little sister, and revealing they wanted to name her in honour of her sisters.

“She’s beautiful, so tiny, can we please call her Selina, it’s a mix of Sienna and Angelina? I love her so much,” said Liana.




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The two new additions join Leila and Danny’s other children Michael, Liana and Alex. When Leila announced her pregnancy with Selina, she said they’d been ‘praying’ for a sibling.

“My children prayed they could have another brother or sister,” she told The Daily Telegraph.

Leila was chosen as the 2021 Mother Of The Year, with the incredible couple launching i4Give Day, in remembrance of their children and as a national day of forgiveness.

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  • Such a lovely outcome for two very brave people. Selina will be very much loved by the whole family.


  • Very best wishes to them.


  • Congratulations – I can’t imagine how bittersweet this must be.


  • Truly a blessed family. Tragedy now is a wonderful blessing.


  • I don’t know how I would have coped if this had happened to my boys. They are a wonderful family with so much love and forgiveness in their hearts.


  • I wonder how happy this poor family is to always be hitting the headlines for such tragedy ????


  • Congratulations. Wonderful but also difficult.


  • Beautiful news for the lovely family. Joy and heartache can simultaneously exist


  • Lovely news for them after such tragedy


  • I am so happy for this family. After such unbelievable tragedy, that they have some happiness, warms my heart.


  • Beautiful family ! They gain a lot of strength from their faith, may God bless them richly !


  • This family is the epitome of love.


  • To have suffered like they have and keep going on is amazing. Such a strong family.


  • This family is such a great example to us all … what they have been through is unforgivable and yet they do.


  • Such a beautiful family who have had to go through so much. Happy news for them x


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