Josie Bates Balka and husband Kelton are expecting their first child July 25, 2019. They just revealed the name and gender of their baby. The couple is having a girl and have picked the name Willow Kristy.

They shared the following with Hollywood Life: “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.”

Willow Kristy Balka will be the 10th Bates family grandchild. Follow their uplifting journey on “Bringing Up Bates” with new episodes Thursdays at 9 PM ET on UPtv! You can also watch past seasons on our subscription streaming service UP Faith & Family. Sign up for a 14-day free trial!

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