It’s a Boy! Emily Maynard Johnson Welcomes Son Gibson Kyle

09/17/2016 at 05:05 PM ET

Emily Maynard Welcomes Son
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It’s a boy for Emily Maynard Johnson!

The lifestyle bloggerNew York Times bestselling author and former Bachelorette has welcomed another boy with husband Tyler Johnson, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Son Gibson Kyle Johnson was born Friday, Sept. 16 in North Carolina. Weighing in at 8 lbs., 9 oz. and measuring 21 inches long, the newborn’s name honors his extended family. Gibson is Maynard Johnson’s middle and her mother’s maiden name, while Kyle is Jennings’ grandmother’s last name.

Maynard Johnson first announced the news on Instagram with a sweet family photo.

“Oh heavenly day… God is good! {Ricki and I are officially outnumbered!},” she wrote.

The Johnsons are also parents to 14-month-old son Jennings Tyler, as well as Maynard Johnson’s 11-year-old daughter Ricki from a previous relationship.

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Maynard Johnson announced her pregnancy in a PEOPLE blog in March, jokingly calling herself “a glutton for punishment” considering she was expecting again shortly after welcoming Jennings.

“I guess I should’ve read that part in the baby handbook that says you’re super fertile after giving birth, huh?” she wrote.

While Ricki was “just so excited because now she gets to move into the playroom, which happens to be the biggest room in the house,” Maynard Johnson admitted she felt a little bad in regards to Jennings.

“I’m sure he’ll have no clue what’s going on, [but] I feel a little guilty just because he didn’t get to be the baby for very long!” she confessed.

The new mom of three kept the sex of her third child a surprise.

“I don’t really care what it is now that we have one of each,” she told PEOPLE in March. “Part of me wants to not find out. How many times in your adult life are you truly surprised by something? It’s so much fun.”

Now that she has a full house, Maynard Johnson — who has opened up in the past about her struggles with postpartum depression — is looking forward to the “chaos.”

“I really have no concept of what it will be like,” she told PEOPLE in August. “There will be good days and bad days, but I know it will work out. And I’m just looking forward to watching them all grow up together.”

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Duh Oh on

If there are now 2 girls and 2 boys in your family, how are you ‘outnumbered’? Man this woman is dumb.

Duh Oh on

Oh yeah, I forgot about the first child support check. I mean boy.

Can't let it go... on

Let’s see…we have a mom, a dad, a daughter & two sons. That makes it two females & three males in the family/household. Last time I checked, three was a greater number than two, meaning the males outnumber the females by one. Before calling someone dumb, you best know what you’re talking talking about. Congratulations to Emily on her beautiful family!

Guest on

Thank you ‘Can’t let it go…’. You saved me the trouble of responding to this miserable person who can’t count. Beautiful family Emily.

Dee on

2 Boys and her husband outnumbers the Emily and Ricki. What child support? Ricki’s Father was killed and Emily lost the love of her life to a race car accident. Congrats to the happy family!!

Grand25 on

Duh Oh..really she’s the dumb one? Her first child is a girl..then she has 2 boys with her husband ( 2 to 3) and really not sure where you’re headed with the “support check” comment. I don’t believe her husband is rolling in the “green” …some folks just can’t show happiness for others.

Avie on

DUH! 2 girls in the family and 3 boys. Do the math!

BczIcan on

I think she was referring to the fact there are 2 parents and 3 kids, when she said they were outnumbered.

BczIcan on

Okay I re-read it. 3 boys and 2 girls. I thought she was talking about her husband for some reason. Mind blip

ker-ats on

Dee, her first love of her life was a race car driver who was killed in a plane crash on the way to the race at Martinsville. I remember that day…it was very sad when it was announced during the NASCAR race.

Congratulations to Emily and family. She looks very happy.🙂

MSS on

There are not 2 boys and 2 girls. There are 3 children 1 daughter and 2 sons. Adding herself and her husband that makes 5. 2 female and 3 males.

Sandy on

Beautiful family! Congratulations!

Julie on

I find her very real and very likable! Her picture with the caption, “My husband gets to come home to this…….” is funny and cute.

Anonymous on

Congrats Emily but what is the new baby’s name?

shell on

Duh Oh, Out numbered as in more kids than adults… Now I understand you screen name…

Cecile on

Never a great fan of Emily after I felt she did Jef wrong on the Bachelorette but she does have a cute family and I’m glad she’s found love and is happy.

Nancy Hoddy on

Why are we still talking about this woman????? LOL.

Lisa on

What a gorgeous family. He husband is really hot🙂 Congratulations Emily and family.

Kayla on

After struggling with infertility for years, I find her “glutton for punishment” comment rather insensitive. While maybe not ideal circumstances, she is very very blessed.

Anonymous on

It’s nice to see her so happy

Ashwin on

If I call her bachelorette, maybe a slut.

Sara on

Duh Oh, actually, you are the one who is dumb. She has two sons, plus a HUSBAND, versus she and her daughter. In case you cannot count, that is 3 males and 2 females in their household.

guestie on

Good thing they put Gibson infront of Kyle. I’d never take a guy named Kyle seriously. Lol
But that’s just me.

Madison on

Pls no more babies if u give them terrible names.

Jennaya on

I can appreciate the family connections but Gibson Johnson? Smh. Jennings Johnson isn’t that much better either- some names are predominantly surnames for a reason!

AJ on

Gibson makes a terrible first name! Kyle Gibson Johnson would have been better.

Hm on

Man, she has awful taste in names. Ricki was cute and meaningful cause she was named for her dad, but this last-name-as-first-name trend is dumb. Gibson? He’s gonna hate that when he’s older. Why not Kyle Gibson? What is it with terrible celebrity baby names?

Beautiful family though. Her book was really good.

Bachelorette In Paradise on

There seems to be a lot more successful couples from The Bachelor franchise recently.
JoJo and Jordan.
Jade and Tanner.
Desiree and Chris S.
Ashley H and JP.
Sean and Catherine.
Ben H and Lauren B.
Nice to see this show produces actual real couples that stay together even after filming finishes.