Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell's daughter Nova watched them place their first child Carly for adoption on 16 and Pregnant. Credit: Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Bittersweet moment! It’s been six years since Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra made the challenging decision to place their first daughter, Carly, for adoption. Their emotional goodbyes were documented on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant in 2009 — an episode that recently affected their baby daughter, Novalee

Lowell and Baltierra welcomed Novalee on New Year’s Day of this year. On Tuesday, Nov. 10, Baltierra and baby Nova shared a sweet moment via Instagram. The couple’s poignant 16 and Pregnant episode happened to be airing and Baltierra caught his 11-month-old baby girl transfixed by the scene where Lowell and Baltierra said goodbye to Carly. 

“All I can say is wow...this ended up on my tv today & it was so crazy to see Nova just stop & stare at the screen,” the proud dad captioned the video. “I haven't watched it since it premiered. It's just way too hard. I still can't believe how strong, selfless, and courageous of a wife I have. I am so blessed to have her as the mother of my children...I love you @catelynnmtv more than you will ever know. Your are a representation of what a mother is & how a mothers love is so sacrificial...your my angel #BirthMotherStrong #MyBeautifulWife #MyMommaBear.”

Since their segment of 16 and Pregnant aired, so much has changed for the couple, who went on to star on Teen Mom and Teen Mom OG. They have developed a relationship with Carly’s parents, Brandon and Teresa Davis, and still get to see the little girl, who attended their August nuptials. 

The reality TV couple recently returned from their delayed honeymoon in Hawaii, where they posted photos riding on horseback, swimming, and checking out the picturesque scenery. 

“I am so madly in love with my wife & am so blessed that I get to spend the rest of my life with her,” Baltierra captioned an Instagram shot, kissing his wife with a rainbow in the background. “Everything we have been through together & everything we have conquered together is a testament to how strong of a unity we are. I love you @catelynnmtv so much...thank you for being such an amazing partner, a loving companion, & most of all, a nurturing mother to my children...I love you babe!”

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