American politician,Transportation Secretary Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg has revealed he and husband Chasten are now parents.
On Saturday, Sept. 4,the 39 year old Pete and husband Chasten Buttigieg announce they are parents as they have welcomed their first children together, twins Penelope Rose and Joseph August.
Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten have posted their first family photo with the two newborns on the internet.
The gay Cabinet secretary,Buttigieg took to his Twitter handle and shared a picture of the couple with the newborn twins.
Initially in August, Pete shared news that he and his husband were expanding their family.
However,he did not give out much details as at the time.
He only said that, “process isn’t done yet.”
Buttigieg tweeted that,
“For some time, Chasten and I have wanted to grow our family,” “We’re overjoyed to share that we’ve become parents! The process isn’t done yet and we’re thankful for the love, support, and respect for our privacy that has been offered to us.We can’t wait to share more soon.”
Publicly,Buttigie spoke of his desire to become a father since his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
The specific day the new babies were born was not given.
He shared a tweet,a black-and-white snapshot with his husband and children at the hospital.
“Chasten and I are beyond thankful for all the kind wishes since first sharing the news that we’re becoming parents,” he said. “We are delighted to welcome Penelope Rose and Joseph August Buttigieg to our family.”
Buttigieg and Chasten got married in June 2018.
Pete had mentioned that he and husband Chasten have begun to explore the process of expanding their family.
“We have quite a few friends in our circle who’ve navigated that, so we’ve just been having a lot of conversations with friends and started trying to figure out what will work for us,” he said.
In July,Chasten offered an update as he said that he and Pete have started adoption process.He said they are close to welcoming a new baby, but the birth mother had ultimately changed her mind.
“It’s a really weird cycle of anger and frustration and hope,” the writer told The Washington Post. “You think it’s finally happening and you get so excited, and then it’s gone.”
Congratulations to the new dads!