Scotty McCreery Welcomes First Child With Wife Gabi [PICS]

Scotty McCreery is a Dad!

He and his wife Gabi welcomed their first child, a boy they named Merrick Avery McCreery, in the early hours of Monday morning.

Scotty and Gabi shared a joint post on Instagram saying, “Merrick Avery McCreery joined us 11 days early on October 24th at 4:34am! 7 lbs 13oz of nothin but love • Thank yall for all of your prayers during this exciting season of life! Healthy baby and a healthy mama! Praise God”

According to CMT, the proud parents plan to call their new addition Avery.  The baby boy was named after Gabi’s father, Merrick (Tre) Dugal III, and was born weighing 7 lbs, 13 oz and is 21 inches long.

“We have been waiting and preparing all year, and now we are so excited to have our little man here with us,” Scotty shared with CMT. “We have begun a grand new adventure that will continue for the rest of our lives.”

He added that his wife was a “total rock star” during the baby’s birth and that “she has already taken to motherhood like a champ. Part of my joy as his Dad is watching Gabi already crush it as his Mom.”

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