Heidi Montag has shared the name of her newborn son whom she welcomed with husband Spencer Pratt on Thursday.
Just hours after giving birth, The Hills veteran, 36, shared on Instagram Stories that their second child was named Ryker Pratt.
The power couple already have a four-year-old boy named Gunner.
Baby to me: Heidi Montag announced the name of her newborn son on her Snap Story this Thursday evening, hours after giving birth
‘Ryker Pratt 7.9 lbs. 21″. Birth: 11.31am,’ Heidi wrote in a touching hospital photo of her cradling her swaddled baby.
Heidi rushed to the hospital on Wednesday after giving birth, left, then returned the next morning to deliver a 7-pound, 9-ounce bundle of joy.
“Baby and mom are happy and healthy! their representatives confirmed to DailyMail.com.
Congratulations! Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt reportedly welcomed their second child on Thursday, after teasing her impending arrival on TikTok
The lovebirds posted videos filmed before welcoming their baby, which showed Montag putting on professional makeup as she relaxed and ate a sandwich.
In July, the couple happily revealed that she and Pratt were expecting another boy.
Spencer, 38, and his wife already share a four-year-old son named Gunner, who they say was “so excited” by the news he was having a brother.
So exciting: After giving birth yesterday, the 36-year-old reality star finally gave birth after leaving hospital and returning this morning. to a 7lb 9oz baby boy
Ready to burst! On Wednesday, she revealed on TikTok that her son was “definitely going to have a baby in a day or two.”
Heidi told Us Weekly that she “couldn’t be happier” that the baby was a boy “because ultimately my biggest prayer was what would be best for Gunner.”
She announced her pregnancy in early June, debuting her bump on the cover of Us Weekly and revealing she was due to give birth in December.
The following month, she told the same magazine, “I’m having a boy!” Oh my God… I did the first test to find out and I just felt like my doctor had the answer, so I called. And I was like, “Hey, I just wanted to check if you got the result?” ‘
Heidi revealed that “they were like, ‘Actually, we just got them 10 minutes ago. “So I couldn’t wait for Spencer and I was like, ‘OK, I’m ready!’ They were like, ‘It’s a boy!’ And honestly, I was so shocked.
Growing family: A source told TMZ that the family welcomed their latest addition at 11.31am and it took her ‘about 45 minutes’ to give birth
Relaxed: In July, the couple happily revealed that she and husband Spencer Pratt were expecting another boy
Comfortable: As she prepared to give birth, Montag enjoyed a sandwich and had her professional makeup done
Although she was initially ‘convinced’ that she would have a daughter, she was ‘going back and forth because everything looked the same [when I was pregnant with] Gunner. I was like, “It’s the exact same symptoms, exactly the same thing.” But I think last year I kind of thought I was going to have a girl.
Once “the shock wore off” at the news that she would have another son, she was thrilled with what it meant for Gunner.
“I’m so glad we found out early. Gunner really wanted a brother and he wanted a brother to copy him and share so much with him so knowing we’re having a boy we’re all so excited. so much meaning to our family.
Delighted: Heidi told Us Weekly she ‘couldn’t be happier’ the baby was a boy ‘because ultimately my biggest prayer was what would be best for Gunner’
Meanwhile, Spencer was also “shocked” both by the gender of the baby and by Heidi for finding out the news on her own.
“I said, ‘It’s a boy!’ He said, “Oh my God, you found out without me?!” I’m like, “Aren’t you listening? It’s a boy!” she replied.
“Speidi,” as they are affectionately known to their fans, became reality stars together on The Hills and married in 2008 while it aired.
After welcoming Gunner in 2017 – and bringing DailyMailTV cameras to the hospital with them – they struggled to have a second child.
The process: When she revealed she was pregnant again, Heidi told Us Weekly it took “about 18 months” of trying before she and Spencer conceived
When she revealed she was pregnant again, Heidi told Us Weekly it took “about 18 months” of trying before she and Spencer conceived.
Their friend Brody Jenner, with whom they co-starred in The Hills and The Hills: New Beginnings, even told them he would pay for them to have IVF.
Though she felt ‘truly blessed’ to have Gunner and ‘tried not to be ungrateful for my life and for what I have’, she couldn’t escape the nagging feeling that ‘someone was missing in our family. that I had this intense love for.
Baby mine: Heidi said ‘Gunner really wanted a brother and he wanted a brother to copy him and share so many things with him…’
Heidi shared that “it was such a deep desire in my heart that I had – wanting a brother for Gunner and wanting to expand our family”.
She had uterine polyps surgically removed last August to increase her chances of getting pregnant again.
“I felt nervous last night about it, but I’m excited today,” she said in a social media video about the surgery. “I hope the surgery works out and that’s the only reason I couldn’t get pregnant…I’m excited.” Please God, I pray that I can get pregnant after this.
Having fun: ‘Speidi’ also took her firstborn to Disneyland late last month, which Heidi said was ‘on my list of things to do with Gunner before the baby arrives’
Over the summer, he enthusiastically shared regular pregnancy updates on Instagram, explaining that she’s “definitely growing faster with the second baby!”
“Speidi” also took her firstborn to Disneyland in June, which Heidi said was “on my list of things to do with Gunner before the baby arrives.”
In a heartwarming mirror selfie posted on June 30, she cuddled her baby and shared the caption that she was 18 weeks old.
Making it happen: Heidi shared that ‘it was such a deep desire in my heart that I had – to want a brother for Gunner and to want to expand our family’
Meanwhile, in May, she bombshell announced that she would “go into real estate” to escape the financial instability of showbiz.
“So, I’m like, we need a different income,” she told the Perez Hilton podcast. “I don’t want to wait for television money. We spent far too much of our money.
When Perez asked why “just” Heidi was getting into real estate, Spencer assured him that she “was first” but that he would eventually take the leap as well.
The Process: She’s been updating fans regularly during her pregnancy, saying she’s “definitely growing faster with the second baby!”