Halli Makennah Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell Lane
And then there were three!
Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell Lane welcomed their first baby, son Dutton Walker Lane, on Tuesday, June 8 in Nashville, Tennessee, they confirm to PEOPLE exclusively.
“Everyone in the room, including Lauren and me, were shocked we had a 9-pound baby! Not sure where he was hiding in her belly?!” the country singer, 36, jokes to PEOPLE. On a more serious note, “Watching Lauren go through the birthing process – from the beginning to the moment she delivered – was the most incredible thing I’ve ever witnessed. I experienced an emotion I’ve never felt before.”
Adds Lauren, 31: “I’ve never felt an immediate unconditional love like I now have for Dutton. And going through this experience with Chris has made me love and appreciate him even more … I didn’t think that was possible!”