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Brendon Villegas and Rachel Reilly Welcome Daughter

04/08/2016 at 05:15 PM ET

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The Brenchel baby has arrived!

Big Brother and Amazing Race alums Brendon Villegas and Rachel Reilly welcomed their first child, a daughter, on the morning of Friday, April 8, they confirmed to Entertainment Tonight.

“Brendon & I are officially parents! Omg thank you for all the prayers and well wishes,” Reilly, 31, wrote on Twitter. “It was long hard and we did it all natural.”

Added Villegas, 36, “I have raced around the world & survived the BB house with Rachel but watching my wife deliver our girl made me fall in love all over.”

The reality TV couple, who married in 2012, announced the pregnancy exclusively to PEOPLE in September. In March, Villegas and Reilly celebrated with a baby shower and revealed that they were expecting a baby girl.
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Brendon and Rachel Reilly Villegas Expecting First Child

09/17/2015 at 11:55 AM ET

Brendon Villegas Rachel Reilly expecting first child
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This is one house guest they’ll be welcoming with open arms!

Big Brother alums Brendon Villegas and Rachel Reilly are expecting their first child, the couple revealed Wednesday.

“We’re so excited for this new adventure! After competing on four reality shows we feel like we’re prepared for this new challenge. We found a way to make another lifelong alliance member and we couldn’t be more overjoyed,” the couple tell PEOPLE exclusively, adding that Reilly is due in the spring. “We knew we had to announce it on the show that brought us together! We can’t wait for the Brenchel Baby to arrive.”

While joining Julie Chen live on stage to comment on the current season, the parents-to-be shared a secret of their own.

“Well, you know, Julie, how I say no one comes between me and my man … except a Brenchel baby!” Reilly revealed as the audience cheered.

After congratulating the couple on their future addition — who already has its own hashtag, #BabyBrenchel, in honor of Villegas and Reilly’s infamous alliance — Chen gifted the reality stars with a special present.

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