Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson East and her husband, Andrew East, were thrilled to learn they were expecting a child in 2017 after a year of marriage.
But their excitement turned to heartbreak when Shawn miscarried after feeling pains in her stomach, as Dearly reported. The couple shared the devastating news with fans that October.
However, Shawn and Andrew are now officially on the road to parenthood once again.
On Thursday, the couple announced that they are expecting a baby with a touching photo on Instagram.
We cannot WAIT to welcome you to the world and shower you with love. @andrewdeast WE DID IT!
They found out the good news after Shawn took several pregnancies test in February, she explained in a ten-minute video blog about the news.
The former Olympian filmed the special moment that she told her husband about the news and shared it with fans in the announcement video.
The clip showed Shawn giving Andrew the positive pregnancy test, which elicited a surprised but happy response.
Andrew asked Shawn, “Are you serious?” before giving her a kiss.