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'Jersey Shore' star Deena Cortese, husband welcome their first child

Deena Cortese attends the MTV Video Music Awards

Deena Cortese attends the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20, 2018. Photo Credit: Getty Images/Jamie McCarthy

"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.


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