Bachelor’s Lauren Bushnell and musician Chris Lane welcome first child Dutton Walker: ‘Words can’t describe the love I feel’
They are now the proud parents of their first child, a newborn son.
Both Chris Lane and his wife Lauren Bushnell Lane announced the birth of their son Dutton Walker, born Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee, on Instagram on Thursday.
Born at 11:12 am, Dutton weighed 9 pounds. and measured 19.5 inches long, People reports.
Proud doll: Chris Lane took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the birth of his son Dutton Walker, born Tuesday in Nashville
The country star, 36, shared a lovely video showing him holding his son for the first time.
“Words cannot describe the love I feel in my heart for this little man!” Chris wrote in the caption.
“Thank you for all the prayers,” he added with a prayer hands emoji. ‘I’ll never understand how @laurenlane gave birth to a 9lb baby! DUTTON WALKER LANE welcome to the world’
And mom too: Lane’s wife Lauren Bushnell Lane shared her joy on social media too
As for Bachelor alum Lauren, 31, she shared a duo of photos – one of her holding her baby, and another of her husband Chris with the toddler in his arms.
“Dutton Walker Lane born June 8, 2021. Your dad and I can’t get enough of all 9 pounds of you,” her caption began.
“Everyone in the room, including Lauren and I, was shocked that we had a 9 pound baby! I’m not sure where he was hiding in her belly?!’ Lane exclaimed to People on Thursday.
“Everyone in the room, including Lauren and I, was shocked that we had a 9 pound baby! Not sure where he was hiding in her belly?!’ exclaimed Lane Thursday; seen on Instagram
“Watching Lauren go through the birth process – from the beginning to the moment she gave birth – was the most incredible thing I’ve ever seen. I experienced an emotion I’ve never felt before.’
As it should be, the Big Plans crooner even shared that the experience led him to make more music.
“I’ve been waiting for a meeting with Dutton for nine months now, and the easiest way for me personally to describe my feelings and emotions is to write about it!” Lane explained.
True to form: The Big Plans crooner even shared that the experience led him to make more music; seen in a recent post where he hinted at the title of the new song
“So of course I wrote a song. It’s called ‘Ain’t Even With You Yet’ and it sums up how I’ve been feeling these past few months. I can’t wait to share it with him one day.’
“I’ve never felt an instant unconditional love like I have for Dutton now,” Lauren added. “And this experience with Chris made me love and appreciate him even more… I never thought that was possible!”
The former reality star won Ben Higgins’ heart on season 20 of The Bachelor, but their engagement ended in May 2017.
She started dating Chris in 2018, after meeting him at an event three years earlier, and they tied the knot at a ceremony in Nashville.
Lauren announced her pregnancy in early December and posted a video of her ultrasound on Instagram.
In the caption, she wrote: “Holding your father’s hand, watching you dance in my belly. Listen to your little heartbeat. My new favorite sound. A miracle. New life. Our sweet baby.’
Chris shared the same clip, writing: ‘Prayer works! I hope you look like your mama.’
Lauren started dating Chris in 2018, after meeting him three years earlier at an event, and they tied the knot in 2019, announcing their pregnancy in early December 2020