Cupid's Pulse Article: Surfer Bethany Hamilton Reveals There’s a Celebrity Baby Boy on Board!Cupid's Pulse Article: Surfer Bethany Hamilton Reveals There’s a Celebrity Baby Boy on Board!

By Katie Gray

Famous surfer, Bethany Hamilton, has revealed that there is a celebrity baby boy on board! Hamilton and her husband, Adam Dirks, announced on February 8th that they are expecting their first child together. Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack in 2003, has no plans to slow down. She revealed that she has been surfing through the pregnancy so far. According to, Hamilton said, “I’m about 22 weeks, which is about halfway there. It’s been a pretty crazy last four months finding out that we’re gonna be parents. Life’s kinda gonna be changing and [we’re] kinda just starting to prep for bringing a new little being into the world. It’s all really exciting.”

Bethany Hamilton is preparing for her celebrity baby boy with her husband Adam Dirks. What are some ways to come together as a couple when it comes to baby prep?

Cupid’s Advice:

When you have a partner to plan for a baby with you, it’s the best case scenario. Cupid has some tips:

1. Pick out names: One sure way to come together as a couple when you’re expecting a baby, like famous couple Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks, is to pick out possible names for your baby together. It can be a lot of fun to brainstorm a variety of names. Look up the meanings and origins of names, you two may learn a lot in this process. The key is to have fun with it.

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2. Decorate the nursery: Part of being pregnant involves preparing for the arrival of the baby. Decorating the nursery together can be a great way to come together with your partner while you’re expecting. It’s part of readying the nest, and it’s even mentioned in the book What To Expect When You’re Expecting. Go shopping together, and pick out a theme for the baby’s room. It will get you both even more excited for the arrival of your bundle of joy, and you’ll be super prepared!

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3. Take classes: A lot of places offer classes for expecting parents, to plan and prepare for the arrival of the newborn. Take a course with your partner to get ready for the delivery of the baby, as well as for scenarios that could arise after you have the baby. You two will develop teamwork skills, have time to bond, enjoy the company of one another and will feel overall ready for a smooth delivery and healthy upbringing of the bundle of joy.

What are ways you and your partner came together and bonded during pregnancy? Share your stories below.