“The minute she was born I was like, ‘This is where I’m meant to be.’ I felt excitement and love and it was all about her,” he says.
“I’ll be holding her and think, ‘This is my daughter’ — it’s language I’m still getting used to.”
As for first-time parenting horror stories of messy feedings, dirty diapers and long, sleepless nights — Martinez says he doesn’t have any.
“It’s been easy so far,” Martinez says of his little bundle, whom he and Gonzalez-Jones have nicknamed Belle. “She’s eating, sleeping six, seven hours a night. It’s crazy!”
For more on Martinez’s foray into fatherhood, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE on Friday.
– Monica Rizzo