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Shanae Ankney goes to be a mother! The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise alum shared she’s anticipating her first baby, a woman, with boyfriend Nate Ebner.
“I can not wait to turn into a woman mother 🎀🧸 child Ebner arriving April 2024 ✨” Ankney, 31, shared by way of Instagram on Monday, October 23, alongside snaps of the pair celebrating and a chew of a cupcake unveiling pink frosting within the center.
Ankney, who’s 16 weeks pregnant, instructed Individuals she knew she was pregnant earlier than she “even took the take a look at.”
“I simply had a intestine feeling,” she mentioned. “We waited and waited for the double traces to indicate up, and growth! The double traces appeared.”
The pair underwent genetic testing round 10 weeks to find out the intercourse of their baby.
“As a substitute of opening the outcomes from the physician, we took the outcomes to a bakery to have cupcakes made with both pink or blue colours to search out out the gender as soon as we bit into them,” she instructed the outlet. “Nate and I did a bit of reveal along with simply the 2 of us. I wished one thing extra intimate as a result of it being our first being pregnant.”
The previous New York Giants and the New England Patriots participant, 34, for his half, is “tremendous excited” about turning into a dad and mentioned he “can’t wait to have a one-of-a-kind relationship with this little lady.”
“I believe Shanae is a superb human with a ravishing soul, and I can’t wait to look at her be a tremendous mom to our baby.”
He continued: “She would be the best possible, as she has a lot love to provide. I do know it will likely be tough, however I believe I’ve so much to supply, and I’m excited concerning the expertise, the problem and the training alongside the best way.”
Bachelor Nation first met Ankney throughout Clayton Echard’s season 26 in January 2022 the place she was portrayed because the villain. She primarily drew backlash for her feedback about fellow contestant Elizabeth Corrigan’s ADHD analysis. (Echard, 30, later revealed he would’ve despatched Ankney house “instantly” if he had recognized concerning the interplay.)
In the end, Ankney was infamously despatched house throughout a two-on-one date in Niagara Falls with Echard and Genevieve Parisi. (After the present, Echard went on to reconcile with contestant Susie Evans, however the pair known as it quits in September 2022.)
Ankney, for her half, joined the solid of Bachelor in Paradise season 8 however finally left the seashores of Mexico single. She and Ebner went public with their relationship in April by way of Instagram.