It's a Boy! Olympic Gymnast Carly Patterson Caldwell Welcomes Son Pearson Philip
It's a boy for Carly Patterson Caldwell!
The former Olympic gymnast, 33, and her husband Mark Caldwell welcomed their third child together, son Pearson Philip Caldwell, on Monday, Feb. 15, at 10:42 a.m., her rep reveals exclusively to PEOPLE. The newborn weighed 8 lbs., 7 oz., and measured 21 inches long.
The couple are also parents to 3-year-old son Graham and daughter Emmaline Rae, who turned 2 on Feb. 12.
"It's a boy! It was a crazy day: Rolling blackouts throughout Texas, power kept going on and off at the hospital (very scary), global pandemic and snowmageddon. This baby made a grand entrance," Patterson Caldwell tells PEOPLE.
Patterson Caldwell announced her pregnancy news back in August, writing on Instagram at the time, "Caldwell party of 5 coming February 2021! We👏🏼Can't👏🏼 Wait👏🏼!" Then in January, she shared a photo of her bare baby bump with her two kids' hands placed on it, writing, "We can't wait to meet you little one."
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Patterson Caldwell previously opened up to PEOPLE about her past fertility struggles when trying to conceive Graham in 2017.
The 2004 all-around women's gymnastics champ said after a year of trying without getting pregnant, the couple decided to turn to a specialist for help.
After a miscarriage and two subsequent dilation and curettage surgeries, she eventually got pregnant with Graham after three rounds of intrauterine insemination (IUI), a fertility treatment that entails the direct placement of the male partner's sperm in the woman's uterus.
Sharing her 20-week update in October for her newest addition, Patterson Caldwell said on Instagram: "Grateful beyond words for a good report today and to be carrying another healthy, active, precious baby 😍 We're so excited for Baby C #3 to join our family 💗💙 #halfwaythere."
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