Welcome to Bates breeding! Whitney bates Y Zach Bates welcomed baby No. 4, her son Jadon Carl Bates, on Monday, June 7 at 5:15 pm He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.
“After months of waiting for this special day to arrive, we are overjoyed to finally meet our sweet Jadon face to face,” the couple said. Us weekly exclusively. “There is no way to describe the feeling and emotions we felt when we first held him in our arms. He is perfect in every way. “
Although the newborn has had to spend some time in the NICU, he is doing very well.
“Shortly after [Jadon’s birth], his O2 levels dropped and he was transferred to the NICU at East TN Children’s Hospital. At this time, he is stable and responding well to treatment. They will continue with treatment and monitoring until I am strong enough to go home, ”shared Whitney and Zach. “We are so thankful to God for taking care of our little one and grateful for the hard-working doctors and nurses to keep baby J healthy and ready to meet his older brother and sisters. Life doesn’t always go according to plan, but we are grateful that we can trust the Lord with the knowledge that His plan is always perfect. “
The 27-year-old Bates Sisters Boutique co-creator previously hinted at her due date in her November 2020 Instagram ad, writing, “We are SO excited to share the news that we are expecting our sweet baby in June! of 2021! There is no way to describe the joy in our hearts right now. We seem to spend all of our free time talking and planning this new little blessing that will soon fill our home with smiles and giggles. “
The Bringing Bates The stars, who are already the parents of Bradley, 6, Kaci, 4, and Khloé, 19 months, revealed the sex of their future baby two months later with blue powder.
“IT’S A BOY!” Whitney spoke effusively through Instagram in January. “[Jadon Carl] she’s on her way, and we’re all counting down the days to cuddle and cuddle with the newest baby Bates. … We couldn’t be more grateful for this new blessing !! We are so excited and June can’t get there soon enough! “
According to the couple, Bradley had been praying for a little brother for a long time. While the children have yet to meet their newest sibling, the couple’s oldest son has a spot in his room ready for “baby Jay” to feel comfortable when he returns home.
While the couple are excited for their extended extended family to meet the newborn, they are eager to see their other children greet each other for the first time. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only a limited number of guests were allowed in the delivery room. However, the Bates had constant calls to keep an eye on them throughout the day.
Because Bradley’s middle name pays tribute to Zach’s father, Gilvin, Zach and Whitney always wanted their next child to be named after Whitney’s father, Jimmy Carl. Therefore, baby Jadon has the same middle name and initials as his Papaw, who is often called “JC”.
While talking exclusively to Us weekly next to Carlin bates Y Erin bates The following month, Whitney said that having 19 children like her mother-in-law, Kelly jo bates, it sounded “a little loud”.
The real estate agent said in February: “We’ll see. I’m sure we’ll have a few more, but probably not 19. Two [more] will be great.”
Carlin, 23, agreed at the time, chipping in: “My mom is a super mom. I don’t think I can be 19, but I definitely want some. Right now, we are so excited and cherish every little moment with [our daughter]Layla, but we’ll see, who knows?
Erin, 30, had another idea, joking, “Maybe [they’ll have] between six and 19 “.
Whitney and Zach, 31, married in December 2013 in Tennessee and began growing their family the following year. While waiting for her room, the then-pregnant star documented her tummy on Instagram with progress images.
“I love watching this bump grow,” a social media upload captioned in February. “I feel like this pregnancy is flying faster than the others. We are getting ready to start preparing Brad’s room for his little friend and Kaci Lynn is ready to help me with all the organizing and nesting. Soaking us every second! “
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