Shawn Johnson, Andrew East Welcome Baby No. 2

Congratulations are to ensure that a “Dancing With the Stars” champion and her husband. Shawn Johnson and her husband Andrew East have welcomed their second baby. They introduced their son’s start by way of their new toy retailer, Teddy and Bear Kids.


Mama and Baby Are Doing Well

In an Instagram story on the Teddy and Bear Kids official Instagram account, the toy retailer revealed that the Easts have welcomed their son and added, “Mom and child are doing nicely and we won’t wait to satisfy our new buddy!”

In honor of the little boy’s start, the shop is providing a restricted version onesie that claims “Teddy & Bear” on the entrance. It is free with any buy.

Johnson should have some sort of sixth sense as a result of she just lately posted a video to Instagram of her and East “making an attempt to enter labor by consuming spicy wings.”

Johnson stated she needed their child boy to reach on his personal, however “the physician has stated — she encourages me to eat spicy meals and exercise laborious” as a result of she is at 38 weeks and is prepared for the infant to be born.

This is the most recent in a string of “Dancing With the Stars” infants. Johnson competed twice — successful season eight and ending runner-up in season 15. Season 21 champ Bindi Irwin just lately welcomed her first baby, as did each season 17 contestant Brant Daugherty and season 19 contestant Sadie Robertson. Season 21 runner-up Nick Carter just lately turned a brand new father or mother for the third time, and so did season 17 contestant Christian Milian. Also, skilled dancers Witney Carson and Lindsay Arnold each turned first-time mothers up to now 12 months.


Johnson Was Nervous About Having Another Emergency C-Section

There is not numerous data but about how the supply went or the infant’s identify. The couple informed People in an announcement, “We are so comfortable to welcome our little man into the world. We are loving life as a household of 4 and absorbing each minute.”

Johnson has been very candid in latest months about how scared she is for this labor and supply as a result of she had a scary time along with her first child, her 20-month-old daughter Drew. Hopefully this labor and supply went extra easily for her.

“With Drew, she ended with an emergency C-section as a result of she was too massive and obtained caught,” stated Johnson in an Instagram story just a few weeks in the past. “This man’s even larger, so I’m going to attempt to go into labor naturally and by myself and let him come on his personal, but when we finish in a C-section once more, I will not be stunned or devastated. However it occurs, I simply need him to get right here protected … the smoothest approach for him. Not against something, not planning something …
I’ll ship this man nevertheless it really works for him. I had a plan final time and it went out the window, so no matter he needs.”

She was additionally requested in regards to the child’s identify and Johnson stated they didn’t have a reputation picked out forward of time, so they’d identify him “positively after” the start.

“Definitely after as a result of we nonetheless do not have one. We have an inventory of names we’re in all probability going to take to the hospital with us and resolve after he is born,” stated Johnson.

One follower additionally requested for recommendation about transferring on after a miscarriage — Johnson and East suffered a miscarriage with their first being pregnant again in 2017. Johnson informed her follower you could’t “transfer on,” you simply attempt to heal.

“I do not assume you progress on. I believe you heal and endlessly maintain a spot in your coronary heart for that child and simply learn to take one other step ahead, however you do not simply transfer on,” stated Johnson.

It’s sort of thrilling that the infant is right here in time to observe the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics along with his mother, who was the 2008 Olympics steadiness beam gold medalist and earned a silver medal on flooring train and within the girls’s all-around.

“Dancing With the Stars” season 30 premieres Monday, September 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.


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