According to the 34-year-old, she has made it public about her IVF experience, noting that Tarek and she had tried so hard for a baby, “I really wanted to surprise everyone.”

How did Heather announce the good news? Heather packed her pregnancy results in a baby onesie and a gift bag. She shared the video in her blog post. Tarek found out that they were expecting when he opened the package and quipped “I told” him to get a test.

Tarek posted photos from a beachside shoot to Instagram on July 14. The touching pictures featured Heather and Tarek, along with his children Taylor11 and Brayden6 year old, whom he shares his life with ex Christina Haack Hall.