"Jersey Shore: Family Vacation" reality-TV star Deena Cortese and her husband, Chris Buckner, have welcome their first child, a boy.
"Our Little Man has finally arrived," Cortese, who turns 32 on Sunday, wrote on Instagram, accompanying a video and five photos of the newborn. "Christopher John Buckner (CJ) born January 5th at 4:41 pm at a whopping 20.5 inches..6 Lb 8.5 ounces. Uhg mommy and daddy love you so much CJ .. youre our everything. i never thought i could love Chris anymore than i did until i saw him hold CJ."
"I always knew my wife was one of the strongest woman[sic] I know but these past 2 days proved it," Buckner posted admiringly on his own Instagram account. "I couldn't be a more proud husband, and now a father to our perfect baby boy CJ."
"My boys," Cortese wrote in another post, with a photo of Buckner holding the baby. "I've never loved something so much in my entire life #ourlittleprince .. It was a tough two days and I couldn't have done it without my other half .. #wortheverymoment #iddoitalloveragain."
The couple, who married in October 2017, announced on July 2 that they were expecting a boy in December.