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Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert Reveal the Gender of Their New Baby

The secret’s out! Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert revealed the sex of their second baby at a gender reveal party on Friday, March 8.

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The couple waited a few days before announcing the news to the world on Monday, March 11. “IT’S A BOY!!!” Roper captioned Instagram pics of the pair celebrating with their loved ones. In one sweet pic, they kissed while they were covered with blue streamer string.

Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert Reveal the Gender of Baby No. 2
Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert attend The Season 6 Premiere of Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars at Up Getty Images

The Bachelor in Paradise stars, who welcomed their now 18-month-old daughter, Emerson, in August 2017, announced in January that they are expecting another baby.

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“Baby #2 is joining our crew!!” the pregnant reality star, 32, captioned a sweet Instagram spread at the time. “We are overjoyed our bundle of love will be joining us in August! We’ve been dreaming of you for a while now, and you are already loved beyond imaginable, sweet baby.”

With a post of his own, Tolbert, 31, added: “By the looks of that smile… It looks like Emmy is excited to be a big sister… Baby No. 2 coming to an Instagram near you August 2019.”

The couple, who tied the knot in 2016, told Us Weekly exclusively at the time that their daughter actually isn’t sure what to think about getting a little sibling.

“She doesn’t understand right now,” the Bachelorette alum said. “We’ve been talking to her about it and showing the ultrasound pictures. I think once it’s closer to the due date and the nursery is all set up, she might get a better idea.”

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The reality star pair tried to get pregnant for 10 months before they conceived.

Wondering how they squeeze in one-on-one moments with a toddler at home? “Our motto is to take advantage of nap time,” the Colorado native confessed. “When the baby is napping, it is mommy and daddy time.”

Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert Reveal the Gender of Their New Baby
Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert weigh in on the two-part finale of “Bachelor in Paradise” on September 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Rick Rowell/Getty Images

Now they’re waiting for their little one to arrive — and Emerson has been extra entertaining in the interim. “[She] is super cuddly and affectionate,” Roper told Us. “I think that is a big characteristic of mine. … Her favorite thing to do is to take toilet paper, put it in the toilet, get it soaked, take it out and leave chunks everywhere. She loves to explore. They are like giant spit wads!”

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