The famous media pair, Erin and Ben Napier’s family just grew by one! The HGTV celebs just welcomed their newborn baby girl Mae Napier, on May 28. The couple has been dating each other since they were in college. Notably, they got married in the year 2008. Othe than that, the pair is already a parent to their 3-year-old daughter Helen.
The couple recently declared, “While we are excited to have another daughter to love, we are more excited to see the bond she and Helen will have. They’re already so in love with each other!” Mae, who is named after Erin’s beloved Aunt Mae, arrived at 8:23 AM on Friday. Notably, coming in at 7 lbs. 1 oz., and 19.5 inches, Mae has blessed her parents.
Erin also shared this good news with her beloved fans. She added a post to her Instagram profile captioning “Mae.” Her post followed with a heart emoji and a tag for Ben, @scotsman.co. She shared three photos from baby Mae’s first few days.
In April, both Erin and Ben announced their pregnancy news. They also told the masses at the time that they found out in September while simultaneously filming ‘Home Town’ in Laurel, Mississippi, and their new show, Home town Takeover, about 200 miles away in Wetumpka, Alabama. Ben while kidding filming, traveling, and preparing for a new baby during the ongoing pandemic stated, “The last six months of 2020 really, you know, it was rough. It’s all a blur.”
Erin at that time mentioned, “We were like, ‘Ooh, this is going to be tough, but we can do it,’ We don’t remember anything, but I’m glad somebody was filming all of it.” The couple wasn’t sure if they’d be able to start a family due to a complicated, years-long health battle Erin had faced, which they previously shared with PEOPLE. For a decade, starting when she was 19, the designer suffered from bouts of severe stomach pain that would leave her bedridden for days.