Josie Bates and Kelton Balka Reveals Gender & Name of Their Unborn Baby

Updated On 29 Mar, 2019 Published On

It's been one and a half month since Josie Bates and Kelton Balka announced that they are expecting their first child, and the Bringing Up Bates stars has now revealed the gender and the name of the upcoming baby.

UPtv, the original broadcaster of BUB, confirmed in a press release that the couple are expecting a girl and they will name their daughter Willow Kristy.

The unborn baby's name is after Kelton's mom, who passed away while giving birth to his sister, Kierstin. He was only 13 when her mother died.

The mom-to-be also took to Instagram on Thursday, March 28, to announce the sex of the baby. Alongside a photo of the couple from the gender reveal party, she wrote, "ITS A GIRL."

Here's the post, check it out.

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ITS A GIRL!! We cannot wait to meet you, Willow Kristy! You are already so loved

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As we previously reported, Josie announced that she is pregnant with her husband Kelton's baby, with sharing a photo of the parents-to-be.

The couple became married on October 5 in an outdoor wedding ceremony - officiated by her father Pastor Gil Bates - at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, Tennessee.

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