November 18, 2015 01:20 PM

Michael Phelps and fiancée Nicole Johnson are officially swimming into parenthood: The couple is expecting their first child!

Johnson and Phelps, who were engaged in February, made the exciting announcement on social media Wednesday.

“We found out 8 weeks ago we were expecting … Today we’re over 12 weeks and it looks like we’re having a boy!!!” Phelps wrote on Instagram.

In the image, Phelps and Johnson cozied up by a swimming pool while the model held a tiny, MP-branded speedo.

Courtesy Michael Phelps

The former Miss California also shared the big news through her own profile on the photo sharing site.

“Today marks 12 weeks and 5 days of us having a little one and yesterday we learned we’re having a BOY,” she added. “We couldn’t be happier!!”

Phelps and Johnson, both 30, have been dating on and off since 2007, and have long remained friends. After splitting in late 2011, the couple rekindled their romance in 2014.

Phelps has been working hard to overcome his demons and find his way back to the swimming pool after two DUI arrests, a stint in treatment and a six-month suspension from competing.

“I feel like I am okay and I am happy with who I am,” he said. “I feel like I’ve learned so much about myself, who I truly am. I can honestly say there aren’t many people who have seen who I really am.”

Luckily, the little guy will be born just in time to cheer on dad if he does indeed make it to the 2016 summer Olympic games in Rio. That tiny swimsuit will come in handy!

— Lindsay Kimble

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