Terri Irwin says her late husband Steve Irwin would be “more than proud” of their daughter Bindi, who recently gave birth to her first child.
The conservationist, 56, shared a touching message on Twitter after Bindi, 22, welcomed her first child with husband Chandler Powell.
“Love is not a big enough word. My heart is incredibly happy. And I know Steve would be more than proud, ”Terri tweeted. “Grace is the next generation to continue her conservation mission and message. She chose her parents wisely. Bindi and Chandler are already the best parents ever! ”
Bindi responded, saying, “We love you beyond words. ”
BINDI IRWIN AND HUSBAND CHANDLER POWELL WELCOME BABY GIRL
On Friday, the daughter of the late Steve Irwin announced the arrival of her baby girl on social media.
“March 25, 2021. Celebrate the two loves of my life. Happy first wedding anniversary to my darling husband and birth day to our beautiful daughter ”, Bindi wrote.
She revealed her daughter’s name as Grace Warrior Irwin Powell. The newborn’s middle name is a nod to Bindi’s late father.
“Our gracious warrior is the most beautiful light. Grace is named after my great-grandmother and Chandler’s family members from the 1700s. Her middle name, the warrior Irwin, is a tribute to my father and his most incredible legacy. Warrior of the wildlife, ”Bindi continues.
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“Her last name is Powell and she already has such a kind soul, just like her father. There are no words to describe the endless amount of love in our hearts for our sweet little girl. She chose the perfect day to be born and we feel extremely blessed, ”she concluded.
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Bindi’s post was shared with two adorable photos. The first shows the new mother cradling her daughter alongside Powell as they both watch the newborn. A second shows a sage green onesie with a koala on it and the name of its family’s Australian zoo.
Bindi married Powell, 24, on March 25, 2020. The couple got married in a private and socially distant ceremony at the Australia Zoo.
Melissa Roberto of Fox News contributed to this report