February 10, 2014 09:56 AM by Suzy Kerr
The Bachelor/Bachelorette family has grown by one, now that Deanna Pappas Stagliano is a mom! The former realty star welcomed a baby girl last week with her husband Stephen Stagliano, and the two couldn’t be happier with their new – and presumably adorable – arrival.
Deanna Pappas Stagliano, who appeared on Brad Womack’s season of The Bachelor and went on to become the season 4 Bachelorette, gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on Thursday, February 6. Hubby Stephen Stagliano tweeted the exciting news that evening, telling followers, “Our little angel is here! Daddy now has two loves in his life! Thank you all for the love and support.”
Deanna and Stephen, who got married in 2011, announced they were expecting their first baby last August after nearly a year of trying to get pregnant. The couple, who knew the sex of the baby before she arrived, were well-prepared for the little one after enjoying a pink-themed shower in January. “I’ve desperately tried to refrain from buying tons of baby clothes because most moms have told me they barely used half of what they had. I’m a simple lady — less is more,” Deanna told People last month.
The ex-reality star also joked to the tabloid at the time that her husband’s February birthday was taking a backseat to the baby’s birthday – whenever it may be. “The baby is due Feb. 8 and Stephen’s birthday is Feb. 4. I told him all he’s getting for his birthday this year is a baby,” Deanna laughed. Judging from his ecstatic birth announcement, it seems Stephen was totally fine with his birthday gift, too.
Awww….congrats to the happy family! Can’t wait to hear what the little one’s name is!
So what do you think about Deanna and Stephen’s big news? Are you totally excited for them? Tell us in the comments!
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