BiP’s Raven Gates, Adam Gottschalk Welcome 2nd Baby: Details

Raven Gates Gives Birth to Baby No. 2

Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk.
Courtesy of Raven Gates/Instagram

Bachelor in Paradise alums Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk welcomed their second child on Sunday, July 23.

“Simply completed watching my first C-section. Truthfully not as unhealthy as I assumed it will be,” Gottschalk, 32, wrote by way of Instagram Story on Sunday, sharing a photograph of his toddler’s footprints. “Mother & child are doing VERY good.”

The pair’s second child — whose identify or intercourse they didn’t instantly reveal — arrived on Gates’ thirty second birthday.

The Bachelor star took to social media in January to announce her second being pregnant, one yr after giving delivery to son Gates Zev.

“Child #2 in July! Any recommendations on two underneath 2? 👶🏼👶🏼Pray for us!… particularly Adam 🤣🤣,” the then-expectant star shared by way of Instagram alongside a number of pictures of the couple and their son, then 12 months.

The couple met whereas filming season 4 of BiP, which aired in the summertime of 2017, however they determined to not get engaged through the finale.

“He promised me a extremely large ring!” Gates joked shortly after the season got here to an finish, clarifying that she didn’t really feel “any strain” from producers on the time.

After two years of relationship, Gottschalk popped the query in June 2019.

“I’m retaining you ceaselessly and at all times,” the Arkansas native captioned a sequence of eight Instagram pictures, quoting the tune “Perpetually and At all times” by Shania Twain. “We can be collectively all of our days Wanna get up each morning to your candy face…At all times.”

The street to saying “I do” wasn’t straightforward, nonetheless, because the pair needed to postpone their wedding ceremony a number of instances as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

“I’ve replanned the marriage 3 times now,” the bride solely informed Us Weekly in August 2020. “I informed Adam by December of this yr, if there isn’t a finish in sight, we’re simply going to elope and get married by ourselves. In our home. And if there’s a mild on the finish of the tunnel by December, then we’ll schedule this wedding ceremony for the fourth time.”

In April 2021, the twosome formally tied the knot in Dallas. Three months later, the style boutique proprietor and the actual property agent revealed that that they had a bit of one on the way in which. Gates gave delivery in January 2022.

Bachelor in Paradise’s Raven Gates Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby No. 2 With Husband Adam Gottschalk
Courtesy of Adam Gottschalk/Instagram

“Little artificial it,” Gottschalk wrote by way of his Instagram Tales on the time. “Had an emergency C-section after pushing for about an hour and a half. Mother and child are doing very nicely. Born at 3:33 a.m.”

After their son’s delivery, Gates admitted that she couldn’t think about life earlier than him.

“So lots of you informed me ‘seeing your little one for the primary time, it’s a sense you may’t clarify,’” she wrote by way of Instagram three days after giving delivery. “You have been all so proper! … Essentially the most comforting a part of all was trying into Adam’s inexperienced eyes understanding we have been on this collectively. Many issues might [have] went mistaken however God heard my prayers. My candy child is wholesome. I’m very blessed! We’re formally house as a household!”

Earlier than child No. 2’s arrival, the Bachelor Nation alums have been candid about their need to lift a giant household.

“I feel we agreed [that] we’d like two or three,” Gates solely shared with Us in June 2021. “However Adam has stated, ‘, we’ll see how I do with two after which go from there.’”

Followers first met Gates throughout Nick Viall’s season 21 of The Bachelor in 2017, which she completed because the runner-up. Earlier than connecting along with her now-husband on season 4 of BiP, the College of Arkansas graduate briefly dated Robby Hayes.

Gottschalk, for his half, was a contestant on Rachel Lindsay’s season 13 of The Bachelorette, which additionally aired in 2017. Lindsay, 37, went on to simply accept a proposal from Bryan Abasolo.