Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney and his wife Hannah welcomed their second son, Ames Alexander Mooney, on Friday, February 21. Ames was born in Nashville, Tennessee weighing in at 6 lbs., 7 oz. and measuring 19.5 inches long.
"Our family is ecstatic," the couple told People. "Ames is absolutely perfect!"
Baby Ames joins the couple's first child, Asher James, who was born in January 2017. In August 2019, the couple shared the news that they were expecting their second son with the help of Asher. On Instagram, Mooney posted a series of photos and a video of Asher announcing, "I'm having a baby brother!"
At the time, Hannah also turned to her Instagram page to share the exciting news. "We've cried and laughed all morning (I thought for sure it was a girl)! We are over the moon and can't wait to see this precious guy be the sweetest big brother, early next year!" she wrote.
Since welcoming baby Ames, both parents have shared updates on social media. Mooney writes, "Ames Alexander, welcome to the Mooney family. Asher has been so excited to meet you, "baby brover". You are already so loved. I am so proud to be your dad. And you have have the best momma on planet earth. ❤️😭 Yesterday, Asher asked Hannah when baby brother’s mom was gonna come pick him up and take him to his house...so we might be in for a slight rude awakening. 😂Thank you for all the prayers and well wishes ❤️🙌🏻"
Hannah added several adorable photos to her own Instagram page. "Welcome to our lives, Ames Alexander," she writes in the caption. "The world is already a brighter place because you’re in in! Oh, how your daddy and I have prayed over your precious life. I can’t believe God chose us to love you forever, but I’m sure glad He did. Now, let the adventures begin!"
Congrats to the Mooney family on the new addition to the family!
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