Melissa Rycroft: We've Chosen Our Baby's Name!
Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland have named their daughter-to-be!
But the expectant couple are keeping it to themselves -- for now.
"The name came to us pretty easily," Rycroft, 27, told reporters Saturday at the 17th Annual Dream Halloween bash presented by The Children Affected by AIDS Foundation in Santa Monica, Calif.
And that name is...? "I think we are going to keep that little secret between us until she's actually here, though," the former Bachelorette, who's due in January, teased.
After first revealing her pregnancy to Us Weekly in July, Rycroft announced on CBS' The Talk last month that she's expecting a girl. She and insurance agent Strickland tied the knot last December.
Initially, doctors had her baby's gender wrong. "It was rough!" Rycroft admitted Friday. "I'm a very anxious person, and I need to know things, so to be told we have a 95% chance of having a boy, and then for it to turn out with the doctor saying 'Yeah, I don’t think so'..."
What have the parents done to prep for their daughter's arrival? "Um, nothing," she joked. "We picked out our furniture from Bellini so we have the sheets and the décor, but we aren't setting any of it up until January."
Her favorite pregnancy perk: "All the free back rubs I get from my husband."
But the first-time mom isn't having any weird cravings, she said. "That's the one thing I would have really liked to experience too," the reality star said. "I found out I was pregnant and it was like 'Oh great, I can totally gross people out with some really disgusting craving' but it wasn't like that. I eat snow cones and cereal."