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Duncan, 27, delivered Jeremiah Thomas at 8:24 pm, weighing 7 lbs., 13 oz.
“Healthy happy baby boy, absolutely nothing medically wrong with bubba, he is extremely alert and very strong shocking the staff here with his arms and neck strength,” Duncan announced on Instagram.
Introducing Little D Jeremiah Thomas Duncan Born: "good Friday" 8:24pm 25th March 2016 Weighing: 7'13 pounds (3.5kg) 53cm long 39weeks /2days Healthy happy baby boy, absolutely nothing medically wrong with bubba, he is extremely alert and very strong shocking the staff here with his arms and neck strength. Absolute champion on the boob & feeding very regularly no problem. My recovery is smooth also with no complications. Miah has the most incredible dad who has been my rock throughout this entire experience, without Sam I don't know if the experience would had been that successful. Sam has done basically everything and picked up the tricks, tools & just the challenging 'new born' tasks like a bloody natural. Love at first sight I have now experienced & that new found attraction to your husbands "babies daddy" I know does exists & I can't picture anything more attractive then seeing your husband nurture their new born. Thank you to my incredible team who helped us finish off what has been such an amazing experience. Also I BIG thanks for everyone for all of their supportive comments, I do read every single comment & it honestly makes me so happy and smile all day from your kind words. I love Jeremiah T Duncan so much it's crazy 💙 Thank you Mel @captured_dreams_by_melanie
The HIIT instructor and bodybuilder caught the Internet’s attention earlier this month when she posted a photo comparing her tiny baby belly to a friend’s.
And she gained plenty of critics after posting videos of her kickboxing workouts just one week before she gave birth.
But Duncan isn’t letting them bring her down – before Jeremiah’s birth, she told PEOPLE that she’s ready for baby number 2.
“If all goes well, I plan to fall pregnant again this year,” Duncan said.
And just like Duncan, Venagro had son Aidan Paul, weighing in at 7lbs., on Friday evening.
Well this little guy didn't want to wait until his due date! Welcome to the world Aidan Paul Venagro! My water broke at 9pm and I wasn't dilated when I came in. I was in labor for 18.5 hours just waiting to become dilated. Once I was ready, I pushed for 15 mins! This little guy is weighing in at 7lbs. #nofilter #babyvenagro #love #family #baby #apv #love #exhaustedmomtho
“Well this little guy didn’t want to wait until his due date!” Venagro posted on Instagram. “Welcome to the world Aidan Paul Venagro!”
Also a fitness instructor and bodybuilder, Venagro impressively retained her ab muscles while carrying Aidan – and faced the same criticism as Duncan.
RELATED VIDEO: Pregnancy is Different for EveryoneBut she also encouraged women to stay positive and boost each other up.
“I want women to know that we should be inspiring each other and supporting each other no matter what our journey is,” Venagro told PEOPLE. “So if mine is to be fit, and if someone else’s goal is losing 10 lbs. of fat, then we should be supporting each other.”
“I don’t like negative intention. We should be here to lift each other up and empower each other.”