In Thursday’s “Bringing Up Bates” episode, Tori Bates Smith revealed that she was pregnant with her second child. On Wednesday, March 25, she and husband Bobby welcomed the child — son Kolter Gray — into the world. The 14th Bates family grandbaby was born at 4:17 p.m. ET, weighing 6 lbs., 6 oz.

The couple shared the following with

“It feels like such a crazy time in our world right now, but praise the Lord our little Kolter Gray has safely arrived! We are absolutely in love! In spite of all the questions in our minds of how things might unfold, God is so good and we are excitedly anticipating going home to enjoy our time together as a family of four.”

Celebrate more of the Bates big life moments in all-new Season 9 episodes Thursday at 9 PM ET on UPtv!

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