Evelyn Lozada recently shared the first photos of her adorable baby boy Carl Leo Crawford Jr..
The “Basketball Wives” star, 38, and her fiance MLB star, Carl Crawford, 32, welcome the birth of their son on March 22 and he weighed in at 8lbs and is 21 inches long. Lozada and her son appear in the latest issue of OK! magazine and the VH1 star gushed about the shots on Instagram.
“I’M SO IN LOVE!” Lozada captioned in one photo which shows the reality star leaning in to kiss her baby.
“Sooooo EXCITED to be able to share my best kept secret with the world in @okmagazine #MyWorld #ProudMommy #MySon #SoBlessed #CarlLeoCrawford #LeoHasTheCutestLips,” she captioned in a now deleted photo.
Lozada is dressed in a fuchsia colored outfit while clutching her son, who sports denim and baby Timberland boots in the photos.
“He’s starting to get a personality! I’m loving this stage he’s in,” Lozada told the magazine.
“Every morning when I wake Leo up, I say, ‘Good morning, handsome! That’s how we start our day,” she said.
Crawford reportedly named the baby boy and Lozada is said to be enjoying motherhood the second time around. She had as a 20-year-old daughter Shaneice from a previous relationship
“Carl named the baby. Carl is a Leo. He wanted the baby to have every aspect of his name,” a source told HollywoodLife.com.
Lozada, who was previously married to former NFL player Chad Johnson, 34, got engaged to Crawford on Christmas day last year however it is unclear whether the couple have set a date.
“I’m literally on cloud nine! My baby boy is so handsome and I’m so geeked!” Lozada previously told “The Insider.”
“I have been waiting for this little man to arrive and seeing his beautiful face is breathtaking,” Lozada said after the birth adding, “Thank God he came out quick.”
The Bronx native took to social networking site Instagram last year to share a photo of her 14.5 carat diamond sparkler alongside the caption “YES!” to confirm her engagement.
The ring, which was custom made by Jason Arasheben, CEO of Jason of Beverly Hills, has a 10-carat emerald cut center stone and is reportedly worth $1.4 million, according to DailyMail U.K.
“I definitely would get married again. I still believe in love … I’m not one of those people that’s like ‘we need to get engaged, we need to get married.’ No, absolutely not,” she said.
“I feel like that’s going to come, just like with the baby, let it come. I’m not forcing anything, so if it happens, it happens,” she added.