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Shannon Miller Welcomes Son John Rocco

10/30/2009 at 06:00 PM ET
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It’s a boy — perhaps future member of Team U.S.A.? — for Shannon Miller! The former Olympic gymnast and husband John Falconetti welcomed a son, John Rocco Falconetti, at 6:46 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28th.

“Home with our new baby! 7 lbs., 11 oz of cuteness!,” Shannon Tweeted Friday afternoon.

“There is nothing that compares to seeing your child for the first time…hearing him cry and holding him in our arms,” she told Inside Gymnastics. “We feel so blessed and are excited to begin this new adventure!”

Shannon, 32, who is the most decorated gymnast in U.S. history, announced the pregnancy in May. Her due date was November 5th.

Thanks to CBB readers Victoria and Tina.

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julie on

Congrats on your new arrival.. Enjoy your new blessing!

Courtney on

congrats to the happy new family love the name

Natasha on

Haha, Madonna’s son is Rocco John. Not that it means anything :) Congrats to them!

Marissa on

I heard this yesterday via IG…. Congratulations to Shannon and her husband, John! I am so happy for them!

chase on

Natasha i was thinking the same – madonna’s Rocco John lol.

Mary on

congrats to Shannon! used to love watching her do gymnastics. cant believe she’s a mom now. can’t wait to see her little bundle of joy.

Tina. on

nice name. reminds me of Madonna and Laura Wright, her husbands name is John and her sons name is John :)

Diane on

Congratulations from Edmond, OK (a block or two north of Shannon’s childhood home).

Miller Fan on

Congratulations Shannon!!!

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