Kayla Hughes and JJ Lane — from Kaitlyn Bristow’s season of The Bachelorette — announced pregnancy in December.
The single family has just grown up a bit!
Former Bachelorette contestant JJ Lane and his wife, former NFL cheerleader Kayla Hughes, have welcomed their first child together, the couple shared on Instagram on Saturday. Daughter Nellie Eden Lane was born Thursday, July 21 at 8:16 p.m. which weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. She meets older sister Gemma, Lane’s daughter from a previous relationship.
The new father wrote in his announcement
“We are so excited and blessed to be able to welcome Neale Eden Lane into our family!” The excited new father wrote in his announcement. “Kyla holding Nellé for the first time was an amazingly emotional experience and she’s already such an incredible mom!” “His biggest fan, though, may have been his older sister, Gemma, who has been so loving and affectionate with him. And can’t wait for them to get older so she can teach them all about the Avalanche Stanley Cup Championship!”
Hughes also shared the exciting news on Instagram
Meet our new baby girl, Neale Eden Lane. (pronounced nel ) .. Born July 21, 2022 @ 8:16 am,” she wrote. The man couldn’t have asked for it and he has the best big sister in the world! I love our little family.
couple announced for the first time
Later, both Hughes and Lane shared photos of their baby girl on their Instagram Story, including a trip home to settle down as a family of four. The couple first announced they were expecting in December Were. “Won’t be able to open this gift until July!” Lane wrote on Instagram alongside a sweet photo of the happy couple and Gemma posing in front of the Christmas tree at their home in Colorado.
Hughes captioned the same shot on his Instagram,
“The best gift this year wasn’t under the tree…Littleest Lane coming in July 2022.” Lane and Hughes were married in February 2020 after a one-year engagement. The couple first confirmed their relationship on Instagram in September 2017 and dated for just two years before getting engaged.
After raising the question, Lane told People
“I knew after the first month of dating that she was single, but I also knew we couldn’t rush and need to enjoy the dating phase of our relationship,” he explained. “We went long distance for six months and then for a year before getting engaged, and it proved to be extremely healthy for us.” Lane said at the time of the early days of their relationship, “I was skeptical. We’ll get married.” “At least I was hoping that would be the case.”