‘Bringing Up Bates’ News: Josie Bates Balka, Husband Announce Baby’s Gender and Name

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Bringing Up Bates star Josie Bates Balka and her husband Kelton Balka just revealed their baby gender and also the name they plan to use. This is their first child together. The couple revealed they were expecting not long after getting married.

Reveal of the big news

Hollywood Life shared the news that Kelton and Josie are having a little girl! The couple couldn’t be more excited. They already picked out her name as well. They are going to name her Willow Kristy Balka. Josie is due in July of 2019.

This name is very personal for the couple. They decided to name her after Kelton’s mother who passed away. Her name was Kristy. The couple spoke out about this choice.

“With all the joy in the world, we are thrilled to announce that we are having a baby girl. Willow Kristy, you are already so very loved and we cannot wait to hold you.”

Josie Bates shares a ton of updates

Josie Bates has been sharing a lot of updates on her Instagram. She shows off her baby bump and lets the fans know how she is doing. If you are wanting updates, this is the best way to get them. She is over halfway down with her pregnancy. Their baby girl will be here before you know it. Because of this, you know the couple is getting excited.

Yesterday, Josie shared on her Instagram that a gender reveal would be coming soon. Hollywood Life got the exclusive details. So far, they haven’t shared if they did a big reveal party, but fans are hoping for pictures or that it was at least filmed.


What do you think of the name that Josie Bates and her husband picked for their little girl? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Make sure you don’t miss new episodes of Bringing Up Bates on UPtv.

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