Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerskovskiy have a child on the best way! The Dancing with the Stars couple shared their being pregnant information to People on July 15. Jenna, 28, is due in January 2023 and recalled feeling “shock” and “disbelief” when studying she was anticipating her first baby after her and Val, 36, returned house from a visit to Cabo. “I couldn’t imagine it as a result of it wasn’t a simple journey for us to get pregnant. However everyone tells you, ‘Whenever you simply chill out and also you don’t put the stress on your self, it occurs for you.’ That’s precisely what occurred,” Jenna added. “I believe it was precisely when it was meant to be. Our little child was created with a whole lot of love. All of it appears so magical and meant to be.”
Jenna additionally described how she informed Val that they had been going to be mother and father. She purchased a pair of small Child Jordans sneakers and put them in a field together with two being pregnant exams. “He nonchalantly walked in and he, sarcastically sufficient, had a bag of Nikes. I used to be like, ‘Did you buy groceries at this time?’ He was like, ‘Yeah, I obtained myself some new sneakers.’ I’m like, ‘No approach. I obtained some too at this time,’ ” Jenna recalled. “He came visiting and chucked off the lid of the field and began rummaging by way of it. He seemed on the sneakers and was like, ‘How small are these sneakers?’ Then it hit him and his face … it was priceless.”
With two trimesters to go, Jenna admitted that her first three months of being pregnant had been “a scary time,” however now she’s targeted on enjoyable and maintaining her physique wholesome. Meaning she gained’t be competing within the upcoming season of DWTS which premieres in September, although Val plans to be again on the present. “I’m simply giving my physique the mandatory relaxation,” she mentioned. “I believe that’s the perfect factor I can do for myself. It’s additionally simply taught me that I might be okay with downtime. I don’t must overwork myself.”
Jenna additionally recommended Val — who she married in April 2019 — on how he’s been dealing with her being pregnant journey. She believes that the Ukrainian dancer goes to be an incredible father. “He’s so selfless and loving. Between the 2 of us, is by far the extra affected person one. So I believe, all of those little attributes are going to only make him an unbelievable dad,” she mentioned.