Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert Welcome First Child!
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Not all sex on Bachelor in Paradise leads to production shutdowns and accusations of misconduct.
For Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert, in fact, intercourse has led to the exact opposite of controversy: it has led to a baby!
The Bachelor in Paradise alums, who got engaged on Season 2 of the ABC reality series back in 2015, welcomed a girl into the world on August 17.
She was born at 10:03 a.m., according to E! News, which broke this exciting piece of news.
“She’s here, our little sweetheart! Tanner and I are very proud to announce the arrival of our baby girl this Thursday morning,” Jade said in a statement, adding:
“There’s truly no words to describe the feeling holding you in our arms for the first time and looking into your eyes. We love you, precious girl.”
The couple also shared the following photo on Instagram of them and their bundle of joy:
According to a representative for Roper and Tolbert, their daughter weighed in at six pounds., 8.8 oz. and measured 20 inches long at birth. She is doing “great so far.”
The pair exchanged vows in a televised ceremony that aired on Valentine’s Day of last year and discussed starting a family almost from the start.
They announced Jade was pregnant in March via a series of adorable images on social media.
“We’re crazy grateful to finally announce a little secret we’ve been keeping,” Jade wrote on Twitter at the time.
“We’re absolutely head over heels in love already!”
Prior to learning the gender in May, Tanner admitted he had his heart set on one of the two possibilities.
“I’m hoping for a boy,” the 30-year old ex-Bachelorette contestant told People Magazine.
“Not that I don’t want a girl, I actually want one of each. It’s just, I’m going to make her keep trying until we have a boy, so I’d like to get it out of the way sooner.”
Jade and Tanner are among numerous Bachelor Nation couples who met on the franchise, married and had kids.
The Bachelorette season one’s Trista Rehn Sutter and Ryan Sutter share two children, as do season seven’s Ashley Hebert Rosenbaum and J.P. Rosenbaum.
The Bachelor season 17’s Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudice Lowe are parents to a boy.
Then there are Bachelor in Paradise season three stars Carly Waddell and Evan Bass, who got married this June and announced earlier this month they’re expecting their first child.
Congrats all around!