Bethany Hamilton is now a mom of three boys!
The surfer, 31, announced on Tuesday that she welcomed her third child, son Micah, with husband Adam Dirks on Valentine's Day: Sunday, Feb. 14. Dirks shared the "big news" in a YouTube video, telling fans that Hamilton and the newborn are resting and their other boys — sons Tobias, 5, and Wesley, 2 — are both "excited."
"Mama is happy and healthy. We are just so thankful that everything went really smooth!" he said in a statement on Hamilton's website.
"It's an amazing blessing, the birthing process and the miracle of life that God has given," Dirks adds. "We are humbled and thankful that we get another opportunity to raise a son in his faith. Hopefully we can be good examples and love on him. We're excited baby is here. The perfect Valentine's Day present!"
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Hamilton announced her pregnancy in October, sharing a video on Instagram starring her entire family at the beach. "Grateful for more family fun to come!!!" Hamilton captioned the footage that showed her boys kissing her baby bump while sitting on a surfboard in the ocean.
Another cute clip showed the family on a log that had a special message written on it. "Tobias + Wesley and ?" the message read.
Hamilton, who lost her left arm in a shark attack when she was 13 and was the subject of the 2011 movie Soul Surfer, spoke about being a working mom last year. "I just want them to appreciate the ocean and wave riding and hopefully be able to share that with them because I want to be surfing until I'm old," she told Hawai'i magazine about her sons.
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"Even though I do a lot, I also feel like I'm still a full-time mom," she added at the time. "The only time they're not with me is when I'm out in the ocean, pretty much. They just are a part of our life very thoroughly and just come along for the ride."
In a Feb. 10 Instagram post, the athlete wrote that she was "literally counting down the days, maybe 6-8weeks or so, till I can get back on my board and surf!"
"Excited to keep the momentum going and have fun in the ocean!" she added at the time. "But first… have this baby, enjoy baby and then bring baby to the beach haha."
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