Just this morning, the world-famous fitness trainer announced the birth of her precious baby girl, Arna Leia Pearce, who entered the world late last week weighing 3.2kg (7.04lbs) at 47cm.
“We are so excited for this chapter of our lives. Little Arna is an absolute blessing and we absolutely adore her,” Kayla said in a statement.
“We are really taking this time to enjoy these moments together and to be close as a family. It has been an amazing journey and we can’t believe she is finally in our arms!”
Kayla took to Instagram to share a picture of fiancé Tobi holding baby Arna and was chuffed at how quickly he went into ‘Dad mode’.
“From someone who made jokes the whole 9 months about not being able to change a diaper… to now not wanting to let ANYONE change her because he wants to help—has made me love him even MORE,” she writes.
Kayla is taking some time for herself and enjoying these special moments with Arna as she recovers from giving birth via cesarean, as recommended by her doctor.
“I was a little bit sore, but after a couple of days, I was generally fine, just no lifting other than Arna. Now, I just need to rest, eat good food, drink lots of water and I’ll be okay!” she shared on her Instagram post.
“I feel so BLESSED right now,” Kayla goes on to say. “I AM blessed to have Tobi and my family be there every day. I am so thankful to have the most amazing doctor and midwives ever to help me.”
Kayla continues to work closely with her healthcare professional through her post-birth recovery and is focusing on self-care during this time. Congratulations Kayla and Tobi!