Derek and Hannah Jeter are officially parents, and their daughter's name has been revealed! The Player's Tribune broke the news today, sharing the happy announcement on Twitter. "Congratulations Derek and [Hannah] on the birth of your baby girl, Bella Raine Jeter, born Thursday, Aug. 17," the outlet posted.
The New York Yankees, Derek's former team, shared the news as well, posting "Congrats to Derek & Hannah Jeter on the birth of their daughter, Bella Raine Jeter. We can't wait to meet her!"
Congratulations Derek and @hannahbjeter on the birth of your baby girl, Bella Raine Jeter, born Thursday, Aug. 17.— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) August 18, 2017
Congrats to Derek & Hannah Jeter on the birth of their daughter, Bella Raine Jeter. We can't wait to meet her! pic.twitter.com/EjQpoNgiqT— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 18, 2017
Hannah revealed her pregnancy in February with an essay written for The Player's Tribune. "Now, pregnant with our first child, Derek and I are looking to the future," she wrote. "He already has a name in mind—he's set on it," she added, but at that time, the name was up for debate. "I don't wanna tell you, 'cause I don't think that'll be the name, personally," she told People later on. There's no word yet on whether or not it was Bella Raine, but either way, it seems they've come to an agreement!
When talking about her future children, Hannah acknowledged that their lives will be unique. "They're going to be born into such an extraordinary situation. They're going to have to be some strong little people. We don't want them to be defined by their dad's name—for them, we want him to just be 'Dad.' That will be the piece of him they'll have that the rest of the world doesn't. It will be special, and it will be theirs."