Melissa Rycroft Gives Birth! Bachelor Alum Welcome Son Beckett Thomas on Easter Sunday

Celebrity Moms Apr. 21, 2014 AT 11:20AM
Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland on May 3, 2013 in Century City Credit: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com

A hippity hoppity Bachelor baby! Bachelor season 13 alum Melissa Rycroft and husband Tye Strickland had an extra happy Easter on Sunday, April 20: Rycroft, 30, gave birth to their second child, son Beckett Thomas, her rep tells Us Weekly. Born in Dallas, Tex., Beckett arrived weighing 7 lbs., 7 oz. and measuring 19.2 inches. He joins big sister Ava Grace, 2.

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"This little guy has been teasing us about his arrival for the last month so it is only fitting that he surprise us with his arrival on Easter Sunday," Dancing With the Stars contestant Rycroft tells Us in a statement. Beckett, she gushes, is "perfect and beautiful."

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Plus, his big sister "can't wait for us to bring him home to be able to show us all of the big sister duties she's been practicing," adds Rycroft, who celebrated her fourth wedding anniverserary with insurance agent Strickland last December.

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Former Dallas Cheerleader Rycroft (famously rejected by Bachelor Jason Mesnick back in 2009) is a special correspondent on Good Morning America, and announced her pregnancy last October.

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