‘We are becoming one with the couch’: A luminous Laura Byrne shares the first video of her baby daughter with Matty Johnson as she settles into life as a new parent
Engaged Bachelor stars Matty ‘J’ Johnson and Laura Byrne welcomed their first child together earlier this week.
And on Friday, Laura took to Instagram Stories to share video of the new arrival – their little girl, who they called Marlie-Mae Rose Johnson.
In the first snap, a glowing Laura, 31, cradles her daughter to her chest as they cuddle on the couch under a blanket.
‘We are becoming one with the couch’: A luminous Laura Byrne shared the first video of her baby daughter with Matty Johnson in an Instagram Stories post on Friday
She captioned the tender photo: ‘We [are] becoming one with the couch’.
Both mum and bub were dressed in grey, with Laura in a grey singlet and the baby in a similar toned onesie.
The great couch and grey blanket completed the monochrome setting of the photograph.
Cute! In the video, Laura showed her adorable new arrival yawning and stretching on her lap
In a video shared after the photo, Laura showed her adorable new arrival yawning and stretching on her lap.
Matty and Laura took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the happy news of the arrival with fans.
The couple – who met on the dating show in 2017 – shared a number of sweet snaps from the delivery room, before gushing about little Marlie-Mae Rose.
She’s here! Laura Byrne and Matty ‘J’ Johnson (pictured) announced the birth of their daughter on Thursday and shared sweet snaps from the delivery room
Their girl: The pair revealed that Marlie-Mae Rose was born on Wednesday, with Laura writing online that the tiny tot is ‘more than we could have ever hoped for’
The pair revealed that Marlie-Mae Rose was born on Wednesday, with Laura, 31, writing online that the tiny tot is ‘more than we could have ever hoped for.’
‘Welcome to the world you divine little slice of human pudding,’ Laura wrote, before revealing the meaning behind the name.
‘Marlie-Mae Rose Johnson (named after our Nana’s) you’re more than we could have ever hoped for,’ adding a love heart emoji and her newborn’s birthdate.
Baby joy! The couple first announced their pregnancy in December, and chose not to find out the gender until birth. They became engaged in Fiji at the end of April