Bachelor couple Matthew ‘Matty J’ Johnson and Laura Byrne are expecting their first child in June.
And the expectant parents have revealed the heartwarming moment they first saw their baby’s heartbeat during an ultrasound session in October.
Matty J, 31, shared the sweet video to Instagram on Saturday, with his pregnant partner Laura heard giddy with excitement: ‘That’s a baby heartbeat!’
‘That’s a heartbeat!’ Bachelor Matty J and partner Laura Byrne have shared a heartwarming ultrasound video of their unborn child after making their baby announcement on Saturday
Laura, who is now 15-weeks pregnant, was first speculated to be pregnant in November at the Australian Fashion Laureate Awards.
In the Instagram video of the ultrasound showing the heartbeat, the father-to-be can be heard whispering, ‘that’s crazy.’
‘That’s a baby heartbeat,’ Laura said.
‘Beat faster,’ Matty joked, while his baby’s mother added, ‘Oh it’s pretty fast.’
In the caption of the video, he wrote, ‘This is the very first time we saw our baby’s heartbeat at eight weeks,’ along with love heart emojis.
He followed up the video post with a sonogram picture of their child at 10 weeks old.
Heartbeat: Matty J, 31, shared the sweet video to Instagram on Saturday, with his pregnant partner Laura heard giddy with excitement: ‘That’s a baby heartbeat!’
Proud parents! After sharing the good news on Saturday, the couple were spotted walking hand-in-hand leaving their Bondi home
10 weeks! Matty J couldn’t help but share more photos of their child via ultrasound photos
After sharing the good news on Saturday, the couple were spotted walking hand-in-hand leaving their Bondi home.
The brunette beauty kept her baby bump hidden under a billowing, black maxi dress.
The Bachelor lovebirds said their baby is expected arrive in June 2019.
he couple, who met on season five of The Bachelor, took to their respective Instagram accounts on Saturday to share adorable ultrasound photos.
Pregnant reality TV star Laura, 32, and partner Matty J, 31, expressed their excitement at becoming parents, writing: ‘Happy doesn’t even come close.’
‘Happy doesn’t even come close!’ The Bachelor’s Laura first sparked pregnancy speculation when she was pictured in November with a visible bump at a Sydney event
‘We’re having a baby! Old mate @matthewdavidjohnson and I are beyond excited to finally be able to share that I’m cooking an orange sized baby Johnson-Byrne.’
Pregnancy speculation began in November when Laura was pictured at a Sydney fashion event sporting a visibly baby bump.
Overjoyed by their news, the soon-to-be parents held up ultrasound photos in the beachside photo shoot, writing: ‘Have a look at the last picture – it’s little hand is waving at everyone my heart.’
Tying the knot? Laura said a shotgun wedding would not be happening any time soon, ‘I have never been the type of girl to envisage my wedding day… but I have definitely thought of myself as a mum.’ Pictured: Matty giving Laura a promise ring in the 2016 Bachelor finale
Equally excited, Matty J wrote: ‘I’m so bad at keeping secrets so I’m EXTREMELY excited to let everyone know, we are having a little baby!’
News of their baby joy comes after Laura told The Daily Telegraph that a shotgun wedding would not be happening any time soon.
‘I have never been the type of girl to envisage my wedding day, or the dress, but I have definitely thought of myself as a mum,’ she said.
But Matty noted that eventually: ‘It will happen.’
Baby name talk: Speaking about baby names, Matty revealed to his Nova co-hosts Sarah McGilvray and Matt de Groot on Friday, ‘I wanna call my child something crazy like Moon, or Phoenix, or River’. Pictured: Matty and Laura during a date on The Bachelor