Laura Byrne and her Bachelor fiance ‘Matty J’ Johnson took to Instagram to announce the birth of their first child.

“Welcome to the world you divine little slice of human pudding,” Byrne wrote.

“Marlie-Mae Rose Johnson (named after our Nana’s) you’re more than we could have ever hoped for.”

Matty J also took to his own Instagram account to express his disbelief at becoming a first time dad.

“Still letting the last 24hrs sink in.. they’ve been the most rewarding, loving and emotional I’ve ever experienced,” he wrote.


“@ladyandacat you did the most incredible job bringing our little girl Marlie-Mae Rose Johnson into the world. Becoming a Dad was better than I ever could have imagined.”

The gorgeous couple announced they were expecting in late 2018 after suffering a heartbreaking miscarriage. 

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