Josie Bates and Kelton Balka Blessed for the Second Time: The Couple Welcomes Their Second Baby: Full Story Here!
The newest member of the Bringing Up Bates is finally here. Josie Bates gave birth to her second daughter Hazel Sloane Balka on Monday, June 14. US Weekly reports, "The infant arrived at 6 pounds, 3 ounces and 18 inches." Bates and her husband Kelton Balka had been dreaming of this moment for a long time after Josie suffered a miscarriage in August 2020.
Bates and her husband Balka are blessed with their second child after they suffered a miscarriage in 2020. Photo Source: Canada News
In January 2021, with the utmost eagerness, the couple revealed baby No. 2 was on the way. They used pink confetti popper to reveal the sex of the baby in February. The couple welcomed their firstborn Willow back in July 2019. Josie says she is thrilled for Willow to experience the sister bond. Bates, 21, says, "Growing up with sisters has been the sweetest thing in my life."
Josie took to her Instagram and posted pictures of her newborn. She wrote, "After so many months of dreaming about what it would be like as a family of four and anticipating our baby’s arrival, Kelton and I are absolutely thrilled to welcome our little baby girl, Hazel into the world."
Bates told US Weekly, "This pregnancy was much more complex than our first due to complications we had from a previous miscarriage in August 2020, so we were a little nervous, but delivery went so smoothly thanks to Dr. Brabson’s incredible birthing team."
The second-time parents are enjoying every second ofcuddling with their newborn. Photo Source: People
Josie's siblings, fans, and fellow stars have been showering the couple with love. Her brother, Law Bates, commented, "Precious little angel, can't wait to meet her." Whitney Bates wrote, "Aww, she's absolutely perfect, congratutions, love you guys." Jill Duggar, Emily Ann Roberts also came forward to give their regards.
The couple told US Weekly that they are enjoying every second of cuddling with their newborn. Josie added, "God has answered so many of our prayers throughout this journey, and it was such a tender and emotional experience to finally meet her and hold her."
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