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Matty ‘J’ Johnson shares touching photo of him welling up with tears as he nurses his first child

He and fiancée Laura Byrne welcomed their first child together on Wednesday. 

And on Friday, The Bachelor star Matty ‘J’ Johnson shared a touching photo of him welling up with tears over the arrival of his newborn daughter, Marlie-Mae Rose.

In a post shared to his Instagram stories, the glassy-eyed 31-year-old appeared to be overcome with emotion as he nursed his precious little girl in the delivery room. 

'You got me good Kiddo!' Bachelor star Matty 'J' Johnson (right) shared a touching photo of him welling up with tears as he nursed his first child Marlie-Mae (left)

‘You got me good Kiddo!’ Bachelor star Matty ‘J’ Johnson (right) shared a touching photo of him welling up with tears as he nursed his first child Marlie-Mae (left) 

‘Ahhhhhhhhh god…You got me good Kiddo!’ Matty captioned the sweet snap. 

Matty shared several other heartwarming photos of his new bundle of joy on the popular app. 

In one image, the shirtless former reality TV star undoubtedly melted the hearts of his 227, 000 as he tenderly embraced Marlie-Mae.

‘So full of love I feel like I’m about to pass out!’ Matty captioned the photo alongside the hashtag: ‘Daddy’s little girl.’

'Daddy's little girl': In one image, the shirtless former reality TV star undoubtedly melted the hearts of his 227, 000 followers as he tenderly embraced Marlie-Mae

‘Daddy’s little girl’: In one image, the shirtless former reality TV star undoubtedly melted the hearts of his 227, 000 followers as he tenderly embraced Marlie-Mae

Aw: In a separate photo, Matty captured an achingly cute solo shot of his newborn daughter as she rested in the hospital's bassinet

Aw: In a separate photo, Matty captured an achingly cute solo shot of his newborn daughter as she rested in the hospital’s bassinet

In a separate photo, Matty captured an achingly cute solo shot of his newborn daughter as she rested in the hospital’s bassinet. 

‘We have been waiting so long to meet you but it was totally worth it,’ he wrote in the caption. 

The couple, who met on the dating show in 2017, took to their respective Instagram accounts on Thursday to introduce their fans to their first child.  

She's here! Engaged duo Laura and Matty 'J' announced the birth of their daughter on Thursday and shared sweet snaps from the delivery room

She’s here! Engaged duo Laura and Matty ‘J’ announced the birth of their daughter on Thursday and shared sweet snaps from the delivery room

The pair shared a number of sweet snaps from the delivery room, before gushing about their little girl, who they called Marlie-Mae Rose Johnson. 

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. 

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'

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’

So sweet! Laura said the name is a tribute to their grandmothers

So sweet! Laura said the name is a tribute to their grandmothers

The jewellery designer shared a number of adorable snaps of Marlie-Mae Rose, including close ups of her in her arms. 

One snap showed Laura holding her girl in her hospital bed, as Matty, 31, stood behind them, gazing at their daughter affectionately. 

Matty also posted on Instagram to announce the birth, sharing a snap of Laura holding Marlie-Mae Rose and another close up of the tot. 

‘Still letting the last 24hrs sink in…they’ve been the most rewarding, loving and emotional I’ve ever experienced,’ Matty wrote online. 

Precious: Laura doted on her newborn as she cradled her to her chest

Precious: Laura doted on her newborn as she cradled her to her chest

Proud papa! Matty also posted on Instagram to announce the birth

Proud papa! Matty also posted on Instagram to announce the birth

Emotional: 'Still letting the last 24hrs sink in... they've been the most rewarding, loving and emotional I've ever experienced,' Matty wrote online

Emotional: ‘Still letting the last 24hrs sink in… they’ve been the most rewarding, loving and emotional I’ve ever experienced,’ Matty wrote online

He added alongside a love heart emoji: ‘Laura, you did the most incredible job bringing our little girl Marlie-Mae Rose Johnson into the world. Becoming a Dad was better than I ever could have imagined.’ 

It comes after Laura said on Tuesday that she’s more than ready to give birth, as the past week has been ‘f***ed’ as she was almost two weeks past her due date.

‘I have sincerely really loved being pregnant. Except for this last week, it’s been f***ed. Pretty sure I’m giving birth to a toddler,’ Laura wrote on Instagram as she posed up for a mirror selfie. 

The waiting game: It comes after Laura said on Tuesday that she's more than ready to give birth, as the past week has been 'f***ed' as she was almost two weeks past her due date

The waiting game: It comes after Laura said on Tuesday that she’s more than ready to give birth, as the past week has been ‘f***ed’ as she was almost two weeks past her due date

The pair’s due date was June eight, with the pair sharing a hilarious video at the time joking that it was ‘time’ for their baby ‘to vacate the premises.’

The couple – who previously suffered a devastating miscarriage – 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.  

Overdue: The pair's due date was June eight, with the pair sharing a hilarious video at the time joking that it was 'time' for their baby 'to vacate the premises'

Overdue: The pair’s due date was June eight, with the pair sharing a hilarious video at the time joking that it was ‘time’ for their baby ‘to vacate the premises’

He put a ring on it: The couple - who previously suffered a devastating miscarriage - 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

He put a ring on it: The couple – who previously suffered a devastating miscarriage – 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

 

 

Daily Mail UK

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