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Ryan Lochte and wife Kayla Rae Reid welcome daughter Liv: ‘She is perfect in every way’

They were already blessed with a two-year-old son.

Now Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, 34, and his wife Kayla Rae Reid, 27, have welcomed their new daughter Liv Rae into the world.

The little girl was born Monday morning, and Ryan announced the news shortly afterward on Instagram on Monday.

New baby! Now Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, 34, and his wife Kayla Rae Reid, 27, have welcomed their new daughter Liv Rae into the world

New baby! Now Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, 34, and his wife Kayla Rae Reid, 27, have welcomed their new daughter Liv Rae into the world

Bonding time: Kayla also shared a set of photos taken from her hospital bed as she nursed the newborn

Bonding time: Kayla also shared a set of photos taken from her hospital bed as she nursed the newborn 

The sweet picture showed an obviously delighted father holding Liv, who was swaddled and wearing a cute pink cap with a bow in front.

Ryan gently cradled his new baby so that his first son Caiden could glimpse his new baby sister. 

‘Miracle #2 witnessed,’ he captioned the photo. ‘She is perfect in every way!’

The gold medalist also mentioned that his daughter was born at 10:20 in the morning, weighing 7 lbs., 8 oz., and measuring 20 inches long. 

Sleepy time: Kayla cuddled with her exhausted little tot, who slept peacefully

Sleepy time: Kayla cuddled with her exhausted little tot, who slept peacefully

Skin-to-skin: The former Playmate of the Month had some important physical contact with her new bundle of joy

Skin-to-skin: The former Playmate of the Month had some important physical contact with her new bundle of joy

Kayla also shared a set of photos taken from her hospital bed as she nursed the newborn.

‘We did it!!! A healthy baby girl,’ she wrote. ‘Liv Rae Lochte you’re so sweet and so beautiful. Seeing Caiden’s reaction was an absolute cherry on top.

‘Birth is hard, rewarding and amazing!! Our bodies are truly incredible,’ she wrote, including the very understandable hashtag #imtired.’

On Sunday night, before Liv’s birth, Ryan was already preparing for her with a photo of blankets and a hat waiting for her arrival.

Ready to go: On Sunday night, before Liv's birth, Ryan was already preparing for her with a photo of blankets and a hat waiting for her arrival

Ready to go: On Sunday night, before Liv’s birth, Ryan was already preparing for her with a photo of blankets and a hat waiting for her arrival

Three become four: Ryan and his miracle #1, who was born June 8, 2017, spent plenty of time acclimating to their newly-constituted quartet

Three become four: Ryan and his miracle #1, who was born June 8, 2017, spent plenty of time acclimating to their newly-constituted quartet

Ryan’s new bundle of joy arrived one day after Father’s Day, but he and Kayla didn’t forget to celebrate the happy dad.

The two both shared photos of the athlete doing what he does best by giving Caiden some swimming lessons in a pool.

‘Happy Father’s Day to YOU honey. I love your desire and consistency to do anything you can to be your best for our family and yourself,’ wrote Kayla in her own post.

‘We have always remained committed as teammates in this game of life and I am so thankful for that. I’ve never met a person with a bigger heart than yours. Caiden and I are blessed to have you. 

‘You’re an amazing father and I can’t wait to see you with our daughter!! We love you so much!!! @ryanlochte,’ she captioned the Instagram post. 

Perfect timing: 'You’re an amazing father and I can’t wait to see you with our daughter!! We love you so much!!!' wrote Kayla in a Father's Day Instagram post the day before their daughter was born

Perfect timing: ‘You’re an amazing father and I can’t wait to see you with our daughter!! We love you so much!!!’ wrote Kayla in a Father’s Day Instagram post the day before their daughter was born

Proud parents: Kayla announced the couple's second pregnancy on November 30, 2018

Proud parents: Kayla announced the couple’s second pregnancy on November 30, 2018

Ryan and his first miracle spent plenty of time acclimating to their newly-constituted quartet.

Ryan and the former Playboy Playmate of the Month were married in 2018, first in a civil ceremony at their home in January and later in a larger ceremony with family and friends on September 9 of that year.

The champion swimmer first revealed their relationship while competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after he messaged her on Instagram.

 The two were engaged by October 2016, and Kayla gave birth to their son Caiden on June 8, 2017.

Via CelebStarZone

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