‘Bringing Up Bates’: Chad And Erin’s New Baby Has Arrived!

Chad and Erin Bates Instagram (Bringing Up Bates)

On Wednesday, Bringing Up Bates stars Chad and Erin (Bates) Paine revealed that their baby is here! The couple shared a photo on their shared Instagram. Their fourth child joined her older siblings on Tuesday, November 26 at 5:24 AM. She weighs 5 lbs., 5 oz.

The little one is the 13th grandchild in the Bates family. Her older siblings are Carson, 4, Brooklyn, 3, and Everly, 19 months.

In the post that the couple shared, they revealed their first family photo as a family of six. The family is beaming in the photo and seems to be thrilled about the little one’s birth in the caption. They wrote, “Our hearts are overflowing with happiness and love as we embrace our newest gift, Holland Grace. The thrill of welcoming a baby into a family never gets old, and with the added excitement of big brother and sisters, the thrill has only escalated! We are so blessed.”

PEOPLE exclusively shared new pictures of the family of six and their precious bundle of joy. You can see those photos here.


Bringing Up Bates stars share new photos

In addition to the birth announcement post, Chad and Erin shared a collection of hospital pictures. These pictures include a few first pictures of baby Holland. Some are just of Chad and Erin spending some time together. On this post, Erin writes, “Just sitting here going through pictures, and it’s so hard not to tear up… I am so overwhelmed by God’s goodness in our lives and so grateful for the people that have encouraged us along the way. Some people we may never meet, but their kind words and prayers have meant the world to us. Thank you all for your love and support. It’s been the sweetest, most precious time bonding with our Holland.”

On the Bringing Up Bates stars’ Instagram story, they are sharing more updates too. They have shown pictures of their kids and family members meeting the newest addition. Everyone in their family is happy to meet baby Holland.


Chad and Erin have been married since 2013. Erin is the third-oldest Bates child. Her parents, Gil and Kelly Jo, have 19 children. They are close friends with the Duggar family of TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting and Counting On.

This is a busy time for the Bringing Up Bates family. Zach and Whitney Bates had a new baby, Khloé Eileen, less than a month ago. Carlin and Evan Stewart will have their first child in February. Tori and Bobby Smith’s baby will arrive in April.

What do you think of the Bates’ newest baby girl? Do you like her name? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts.

Season 9 of Bringing Up Bates will air on UPtv in 2020. Stay tuned for more updates.

Aubrey Chorpenning

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