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There’s a new baby-baby-baby in Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas‘ family. 

The TLC member’s son Tron Austin and his wife Jeong Ah Wang announced they welcomed their first baby together.

“On this day March 2nd, 2024 at 1:59pm 6.173 LBS/2.8kg an angel from heaven was born our beautiful daughter LUA 婁娥,” Tron and Jeong shared in a joint March 2 Instagram post. “we are officially parents !!”

The couple, who tied the knot in December 2022, shared a sweet selfie of the new family of three, along with a pic of their little one’s feet. They also gave insight into their daughter’s birth, explaining Jeong had undergone an emergency C-section and Lua arrived four days before her due date. 

“Our anxiety was through the roof but despite all of that she powered through and gave birth to a healthy beautiful baby girl,” their post continued. “I am so beyond proud of her bravery and courage to do this so off guard we literally expected 3 more days but God always has his plan first !”

Tron and Jeong announced they were expecting their first baby in a September post where they reflected on their IVF journey amid a lengthy infertility battle.

“To my wife I am so proud of you witnessing you going through so much just to get our beautiful baby here I am in awe of your efforts,” the 26-year-old—who Chilli shares with ex Dallas Austin—wrote. “I am blessed and honored by Jesus himself to begin this journey with you I love you so much you are going to be the best mother EVER !”

The drummer noted that their road to parenthood included Jeong going through two HSG procedures, a hysteroscopy, removal of both fallopian tubes and scar tissue, egg retrieval and had suffered a miscarriage before becoming pregnant with their daughter.

“And still stayed strong through the whole thing,” Tron continued. “#IVF has tested us and blessed us through a year and a half journey. We will be the best parents for our little one and we just cannot wait for her to be here.”

But Tron and Jeong aren’t the only couple to add a new member to their family. Keep reading to see which celeb families have grown a little bigger in 2024.

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Tron Austin and Jeong Ah Wang

TLC singer Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas is officially a grandmother after her son and wife welcomed their baby girl on March 2.

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Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel

On Feb. 27, the former Victoria’s Secret Angel and Snap Inc. CEO announced the couple welcomed their third baby, a son named Pierre Kerr Spiegel.

Gemma Styles and Michal Mylnowski

On Feb. 23, Harry Styles‘ older sister announced she and her partner of nine years, Michal Mylnowski, had welcomed a baby girl. The 33-year-old wrote on Instagram, “Took some time off to ensure the safe arrival of our baby girl, who is adored by her whole family.”

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Madisson Hausburg and Ish Soto

Two years after the death of their son Elliot, the Siesta Key star and husband Ismael “Ish” Soto welcomed baby girl Sunday Christina Soto.

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Wyatt Russell and Meredith Hagner

Their second son, Boone Joseph Russell, arrived on Feb. 13, with mom noting he came “a week before his due date. 8 pounds 3 oz of heaven. Hearts overflowing.”

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Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker

On Feb. 9, the retired NFL star and country singer welcomed their fourth baby together, a son named Denver Calloway Decker. As she shared on Instagram a week later, “Our beautiful boy is here.”

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Johnny Galecki and Morgan Galecki

In his first interview in years, The Big Bang Theory actor revealed to Architectural Digest he’s now married and that he and his wife welcomed baby girl Oona Evelena.

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Nick Viall and Natalie Joy

The Bachelor Nation alum and his fiancée welcomed baby girl River Rose Viall Feb. 2: “Named after Natalie’s great grandmother and niece…the best part of life starts now.”

Christie Murphy

Christie Murphy and Jamie Martin

The Big Brother alum gave birth to twin girls Sage Martin Murphy and Sela James Murphy in January, she exclusively told E! News

“Since my wife, Jamie and the girls took my last name, we wanted to honor Jamie’s full birth name in both of their names,” Christie explained. “‘James’ after Jamie and ‘Martin’ after her maiden name. It feels special and right!”

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Ashley Cain

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Amanda Stanton and Michael Fogel

The Bachelor alum welcomed her third baby, her first with her husband, in late January.

“She’s finally here,” she wrote on Instagram at the time, noting they named the little one Rosie. “1.24.24 at 1:40pm in room 42.”

Their baby girl joins big sisters Kinsley, 11, and Charlie, 10, who Amanda shares with ex-husband Nick Buonfiglio.

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Michael Phelps and Nicole Phelps

Nico Michael Phelps entered the world on Jan. 16, joining his three older brothers Boomer, 7, Beckett, 5, and Maverick, 4.

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Kailyn Lowry and Elijah Scott

The Teen Mom 2 star officially became a mom of seven after she welcomed a baby boy and a baby girl with boyfriend Elijah Scott in January.

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Kelsey Kreppel and Cody Ko

The YouTube couple welcomed a baby boy in January.

“our little guy arrived last week and everyone is happy and healthy,” they wrote on Instagram Jan. 21. “we feel like the luckiest people in the world. we love you, Otis.”

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Josh Duhamel and Audra Mari

Alongside a black-and-white photo of their baby’s feet, the actor and former Miss World America winner announced the arrival of their first baby together, Shepherd Lawrence Duhamel.

Josh is also dad to son Axl, born in 2013, with ex Fergie.

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Jesse Palmer and Emely Fardo

“Our worlds have been forever changed,” the couple wrote on Instagram Jan. 10, announcing the arrival of their daughter Ella Reine Palmer. “Our hearts are overflowing with love and gratitude.”

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Clare Crawley and Ryan Dawkins

The Bachelorette alum and her husband welcomed a baby girl via surrogate, Clare announced Jan. 15.

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Prince Felix and Princess Claire

The Luxembourg royal family welcomed their third child on Jan. 7, a baby boy named Balthasar Felix Karl. “He weighs 3,220 kg [7.1 lbs.] and measures 50 cm,” or 7 lbs, 1 oz. and 19.7 inches,” a birth annoucement note. “Prince Balthazar and Princess Claire are in perfect health.”

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Cassidy Montalvo and Cort Bogan

The TikToker and her husband welcomed daughter Piper Presley Bogan Jan. 15, two years after Cassidy experienced a miscarriage with daughter Phoebe. Now, mom can’t wait to watch oldest daughter Lucy “be a big sister,” she told People, “and to watch the bond form between the two!”

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