Bringing Up Bates’ Katie Welcomes 1st Baby With Husband Travis

Travis Clark and Katie Bates
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New addition! Bringing Up Bates alum Katie Bates and her husband, Travis Clark, lately welcomed their first little one.

“Meet Hailey James Clark,” the couple wrote by way of Instagram on Sunday, February 19, alongside a number of pictures of themselves posing with their new child daughter. The twosome added that their toddler arrived on Friday, February 17, and added the hashtags, “#babygirl #helloworld.”

The UpTV persona, 22, and her husband, 21, tied the knot in December 2021, eight months after getting engaged throughout a visit to Key West, Florida.

“This present day has been price the entire ready, the entire dreaming and even price the entire work of marriage ceremony planning, with its occasional stresses and anxieties,” the comfortable couple completely instructed Us Weekly after their nuptials. “It’s been price each second, and we actually can’t consider we are literally married! We all know we nonetheless have rather a lot to find out about marriage and relationships, however we’re excited to spend our lives studying and rising collectively. It’s an thrilling day once you get to marry your best buddy in life and an much more special occasion when you may share it with household and pals.”

The fact stars introduced they have been anticipating their first little one in August 2022. “Child Clark coming 2023!!” the duo wrote by way of Instagram on the time. “We will’t wait to satisfy you!”

Katie is the eleventh little one of Gil Bates and spouse Kelly Bates, whose giant household was the middle of UpTV’s collection Bringing Up Bates. The fact present aired from January 2015 to June 2021 earlier than the community formally canceled it in January 2022.

Gil, 58, and Kelly, 56, share 18 youngsters along with Katie: Zachary, 34, Michael, 33, Erin, 31, William, 30, Kenneth, 29, Alyssa, 28, Tori, 27, Hint, 25, Carlin, 24, Josie, 23, Jackson, 20, Warden, 19, Isaiah, 18, Addallee, 17, Ellie, 15, Callie-Anna, 13, Judson, 12, and Jeb, 11.

After Katie welcomed her daughter, she took to her Instagram Story to thank huge sister Carlin Bates for exhibiting her the ropes within the days main as much as supply. “Sister appreciation put up,” Katie wrote alongside a photograph of the siblings within the hospital cradling child Hailey. “I can’t thank Carlin sufficient for being right here for this big second! It meant a lot to me! You’ve been such a giant assist and I’m so grateful for you! I’m gonna cherish these recollections for the remainder of my life!”

Carlin shares daughter Layla, 2, and son Zade, 10 months, with husband Evan Stewart, whom she wed in 2019.

“Sis, you’ve received that new mama glow ✨ and little Hailey is 6lbs of pure cuteness!” Carlin wrote by way of Instagram, sharing her personal photograph of herself with Katie and her new child. “I’m undoubtedly getting the 👶🏼 fever once more!”