Raven Gates’ little guy! The Bachelor in ParadiseAn alumna and her husband. Adam GottschalkThey were married in January 2022 and have been showing their son Gates every since.
“Little man made it,” the California native, 31, told his Instagram followers on January 18. “Had an emergency C-section after pushing for about an hour and a half. Both mom and baby are doing well. Born at 3:33 a.m.”
Gottschalk’s fellow Bachelor Nation member, 30, detailed the “wild turn of events” her birth took in an Instagram post three days later.
“What was life before him??? I can’t recall,” the BachelorAn alum captioned a slideshow from January 21. “So many of you told me ‘seeing your child for the first time, it’s a feeling you can’t explain.’ You all were so right! … The most comforting part of all was looking into Adam’s green eyes knowing we were in this together. Many things are possible [have]My prayers were answered by God even though things went wrong My sweet baby girl is healthy. I feel very blessed! We are officially home as a family!”
Fellow Bachelor in ParadiseAlums Astrid LochAnd Jade RoperComment on the social-media upload. “He so freaking cuteeeee. Hope mama is feeling well xx,” the Germany native, 31, wrote, while the “Mommies Tell All” podcast cohost, 35, added, “Congrats, Raven and Adam! And hi, sweet Gates!”
In a post of his own, the new dad called Raven a “trouper” and told his Instagram followers what inspired their infant’s name.
“Gates Zev Gottschalk. Gates was a name we picked out randomly one night while on a date and it stuck so well,” the real estate agent wrote at the time. “It is also tribute to Raven’s maiden name. Zev is a name of Hebrew origin which means Wolf — also my great-grandfather’s name. We’re getting ready for 2045 NFL draft already.”
Raven and he fell in love in season 4 of the series. Bachelor in ParadiseThey were engaged in May 2019. Their wedding was delayed three times due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, they got married in April 2021. They then announced their pregnancy news.
“Our Honeymoon baby will be here in January,” the then-expectant star wrote via Instagram in July 2021. “I’ve loved you before you were in my womb!”
Keep scrolling to see the former ABC personalities’ photos of their newborn, from sleepy shots to family selfies.