Miley Cyrus can now add the role of ‘aunt’ to her long list of life achievements.
The singer’s younger brother Braison Cyrus and his wife Stella welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Bear Chance Cyrus, on Tuesday, June 8.
The 27-year-old musician unveiled his son’s birth via Instagram on Friday, revealing that Bear was born ‘9 lbs and 22 inches of pure joy.’
Welcome to the world! Braison Cyrus, 27, announced the birth of his first child, a son named Bear Chance Cyrus, with his wife Stella McBride in an Instagram post on Friday
Pure love: Cyrus revealed Bear was born ‘9 lbs and 22 inches of pure joy’ on Tuesday, June 8, when he gushed over the strength of his wife during the pregnancy and birthing
Along with his text, Braison uploaded a heartwarming photo of himself cradling the newborn.
‘God poured every bit of his mercy, tenderness, beauty and strength into Bear and @stellamcyrus during her herculean feat of birthing him,’ the new dad continued in his caption.
‘I’m so blessed that he and his mom are healthy and couldn’t be more amazed by her strength and bravery.’
He ended the post by giving thanks to all the people who were there for the couple during the pregnancy and birth, adding, ‘I am beyond grateful to the staff at the hospital and to our friends and family offering us encouragement and support. God is so good. Hallelujah.’
High praise: Cyrus, who’s only about a year younger than sister Miley, also took to his Insta-Story and gushed over his wife’s many strengths as a woman and first-time mom
Cyrus also took to his Insta-Story and gushed over his wife’s many strengths as a woman and now as a first-time mom.
‘She has the strength of Samson, the wisdom of Solomon, the vision of King David and the Love of Christ,’ he wrote across a photo of Stella laying in bed with their newborn.
‘She is the divine Mother and sacred Woman, burning bright with holy Fire.’
The new mom also shared the happy news with a series of snaps, where she shared about being ‘more exhausted and more in love than I could have ever been prepared for.’
Unconditional: McBride, 26, shared the baby news with a series of snaps, where she shared about being ‘more exhausted and more in love than I could have ever been prepared for’
Appreciation: McBride also made a point of giving thanks to family, friends and hospital staff who helped bring Bear into the world
All three photos, including one black-and-white, showed McBride hugging Bear, who was wrapped in a black blanket and white cap.
The 26-year-old also made a point to give thanks, adding, ‘beyond thankful for our beautiful healthy baby boy, my amazing husband (the other love of my life) @braisonccyrus, my mom + the amazing staff of nurses and doctors we were blessed with for their support through my entire labor.’
She ended the post by giving a nod of respect to all mothers, both past and present, writing, ‘It needs to be said that all moms are bada**es this s**t is not easy.’
Around the same time, the proud mommy posted one of the previous photos, but wrote, ‘You and I,’ on it, along with a couple of images of Bear sleeping in his crib wrapped up in a grey-patterned blanket and white hat.
Beaming: The new mother also declared ‘you and I’ in a post on her Instagram Story
Gift of Life: McBride also shared a couple of images of Bear sleeping in his crib
The couple, who have been married since November 2019, announced they were expecting their first child by sharing a photo of themselves as Braison held up the sonogram.
‘Extremely blessed and grateful to say that @stellamcyrus and I are expecting our first child. This is our son and he’s due in June. Love this little dude so much already,’ he captioned the post.
His older sister, Miley, commented on the post and wrote, ‘Aunt Swinkle in the [house].’
Stella also shared the initial baby news on social media and wrote, ‘2020 has been a difficult year to say the least, but it has also brought me the greatest gift of my life! I cannot wait to meet our baby boy this summer and watch him spread light & happiness to those around him. You’re going to be the best dad ever @braisonccyrus.’
Breaking news! The couple announced they were expecting their first child by sharing a photo of themselves as Cyrus held up a sonogram of their boy
First look: The post also included a closeup look at the sonogram in December