A meaningful name. Shawn Johnson East revealed the meaning behind her newborn son’s name.
Shawn, 29 years old and husband Andrew East She welcomed Jett James East earlier this month, and the mother of two explained that her newborn’s name is inspired by the family.
“Jett James East,” Shawn wrote via Instagram on July 31, revealing his son’s middle name for the first time. He added that Jett is “the name of my great-great-grandmother” while James is “the name of Andrew’s brothers.”
Andrew and Shawn Johnson East. Courtesy of Shawn Johnson East / Instagram
The Olympian also made the baby’s first Instagram account with his full name. @jettjameseast. No posts have been shared yet.
The couple announced on July 20 that Shawn gave birth to their 9-pound, 13-ounce bundle of joy. “Andrew and I are very excited to announce the arrival of our little man,” he said exclusively. Us weekly at the time. “He’s happy and healthy, and we’re so obsessed with him!”
They announced their first name on Friday July 30th in a vlog on The East Family YouTube channel.
Jett joins his older sister Drew, 21 months. Andrew, 29, was nervous about introducing the baby to the toddler.
“I’m nervous! What will it be like to have two kids in the same room?” Asked the NFL student on Friday’s vlog. “Is Drew going to accept it with open arms? I hope so, and I hope they are best friends. I hope this is the beginning of an incredible relationship between the two of us. “
Drew’s reaction will be revealed in an upcoming video on the YouTube channel.
Unfortunately, the toddler has not spent much time with the baby. On Wednesday July 28, Shawn revealed that Drew had been “badly hit with a serious ear infection and [respiratory syncytial virus]. ” She had stay with your grandparents to keep the infection away from your newborn sibling.
“I had some of the most difficult and emotional days of my life trying to take care of my two babies but isolating myself from Drew. I just heard her cry for ‘mom’ and my soul would crush, ”revealed the gold medalist on her Instagram story the next day.
On Saturday, Shawn told fans that Drew’s fever was gone and his cough was getting better. Soon he will be reunited with his parents and his new brother.
Shawn and Andrew will adjust to life with two little ones, but they may not stop at two. The couple previously explained that they were ready to expand their family quickly. “I feel like it was around … a month ago, we finally said, ‘OK, we feel like ourselves again,’” the Winning Balance author said exclusively. U.S in December 2020. “We are ready to go down that path. Yes, we have discussed it. We would love to have a baby anytime. “
Andrew added: “The first few months I was like, I wanted five babies before we started with all this. And then we had one and I was like, ‘Wow, this is wild.’ But then pretty quickly, I was like, actually, you know, let’s just delete them one after the other. So yeah, I’m excited. “
The couple married in April 2016. They miscarried in October 2017 and welcomed rainbow baby Drew two years later.
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