Baby Bliss! Michael Phelps & Nicole Johnson Welcome Their First Child Together

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May 9 2016, Published 1:33 p.m. ET

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What a great Mother’s Day gift! Michael Phelps and his fiancée, Nicole Johnson, announced the arrival of their son, Boomer Robert, on May 5!

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The Olympic swimmer posted a precious picture on social media with the caption: “Welcome Boomer Robert Phelps into the world!!! Born 5-5-2016 at 7:21 pm !!! Healthy and happy!!! Best feeling I have ever felt in my life!!!”

Boomer was born in Arizona as his dad has been training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado.

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Last month at a swim meet, the gold meal winner admitted he’s going to be a “very protective” parent. “That's how I am.”

Michael and Nicole have been engaged since February 2014 and plan to get married once the 2016 Rio games are over!

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