Juliana Custodio gave birth to her first child and welcomed a baby boy named Benjamin with Ben Obscura on Tuesday.
“I can’t describe the feeling of finally having my baby in my arms and finally feeling like I’m a mother,” the 23-year-old “90 Day Fiancé” told her Instagram followers. “With all those feelings come the fears. Now it’s time to learn and grow with this little one.
“This is more than a dream come true,” she continued. “I am so blessed to have this beautiful family that I have.”
The new mom breastfed her baby boy in the hospital in her social media upload, noting that she had a “normal delivery without an epidural”.
The model announced her pregnancy news in November 2021, a month after the news broke that she and her husband Michael Jessen had stopped.
“So excited for our new adventure,” the then-to-be star told her Instagram followers at the time.
“Words are not enough to tell you how wonderful you are, I am forever grateful for the happiness and joy you have brought into my life, and for mak[ing] one of my biggest dreams[s] come true,” she continued. “I’m the luckiest woman you can call mine @ben_obscura.”
Custodio went on to defend her milestone, writing via Instagram: “Pls: if you have nothing good to say, please leave.”
In January, the Brazil resident revealed that Obscura had proposed. A month after showing off her starlet and calling him her “future husband,” she filed for divorce from Jessen, 62.
Custodio and the former rower married in October 2019, which was documented in Season 7 of ’90 Day Fiancé’.
Jessen confirmed their split with an Instagram post in October of the following year.
“Today is only our second wedding anniversary and unfortunately our last,” wrote the Denmark resident at his unveiling in 2021. “Our marriage is a Covid-19 victim that will not appear in any statistics.”
Jessen praised his estranged wife for coming forward “healthier and stronger than ever”, noting that he needed more time “in intensive care”.
The ex-reality star concluded by writing that he didn’t “blame” Custodio for “wanting to leave” and was “lucky” that she “had moved on and found someone new quickly.”
Custodio responded in her own post about their “toxic” marriage.
“You say I’ve found ‘someone new,’ but the truth is I’ve found happiness in myself,” she wrote. “I left my life in Europe and my career to live with you because I loved you. But I love myself more, to the point of recognizing that I’m important, and I want to be happy.”