Melissa Rycroft Gives Birth!


After the Bachelor, and Dancing with the Stars, reality television star Melissa Rycroft got married to her sweetheart Ty Strickland, and months after announcing they were pregnancy with a little girl, she has given birth!

The couple wed in December of 2009, and announced their pregnancy during the summer of 2010.

Melissa’s rep confirmed to People today that Melissa gave birth to a daughter Wednesday afternoon. Proud parents welcomed daughter Ava Grace Strickland in Dallas, weighing in at 6 pounds and 13 ounces.

“Our lives have changed so much in the last two years and today we’ve been blessed with the best change ever, our beautiful baby girl,” the Stricklands told PEOPLE.

Mother and baby are doing well, and resting currently!

Congratulations to the couple on the birth of their bundle of joy!

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