Peta Murgatroyd, a professional dancer known for her appearances on the TV show “Dancing with the Stars,” has welcomed a baby boy into the world. The 36-year-old dancer has been married to Maksim Chmerkovskiy, another professional dancer from the show, since 2017. Together, they already have a six-year-old son named Shai.
On Father’s Day, Maksim took to social media to share the exciting news with their fans. He posted a photo of himself in the hospital, holding their newborn son. In his caption, he expressed, “Happy Father’s Day to me! #MadeInPeta.” Their happiness was clear as they celebrated the arrival of their new family addition.
The road to parenthood hasn’t been easy for Peta and Maksim. They have faced fertility challenges over the years, and Peta has experienced the pain of three miscarriages within a two-year period. It was a difficult journey, but they never lost hope. Just when they were about to give up on in vitro fertilization (IVF), they received a wonderful surprise – Peta had conceived naturally.
Peta shared her emotional journey with the public, revealing that she had to protect herself and temper her excitement during the early stages of her pregnancy. She wanted to remain cautious and not let herself get too carried away until the pregnancy became more certain. It was a challenging time, but her perseverance paid off, and the couple’s dream of expanding their family came true.
Maksim also spoke about the significance of this moment for their six-year-old son, Shai. They had been open with him about their attempts to have another child, and he had witnessed the disappointment of miscarriages. Now, they could finally share the joyous news that this time, the pregnancy was successful. Shai eagerly anticipated becoming a big brother, asking Maksim every day when the baby would arrive. Their family was filled with excitement and anticipation as they counted down the days.
The arrival of their baby boy on Father’s Day was a special and meaningful occasion for Maksim. He expressed his gratitude and happiness at being able to experience fatherhood once again. He also praised Shai for his excitement and readiness to embrace his new role as a big brother, knowing that Shai would be loving and caring.
The couple’s journey to parenthood has been filled with ups and downs, but their resilience and love for each other have carried them through. Now, with their new bundle of joy in their arms, they can fully embrace the joys and challenges of raising two beautiful children together. The Murgatroyd-Chmerkovskiy family is complete, and their hearts are filled with love and gratitude.