Ryan Lochte and Kayla Rae Reid welcome baby boy

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  • Ryan Lochte and his fiance, Kayla Rae Reid welcomed a baby boy on Thursday
  • This is the first child for the couple

(CNN)Ryan Lochte and his fiancé Kayla Rae Reid welcomed a baby boy on Thursday, according to the Olympian's rep.

Caiden Zane Lochte is the first child for both Lochte and Reid, who announced their engagement in October.
    Lochte definitely seemed up for the challenge of fatherhood when he spoke to USA Today in January.
    "I'm prepared for a lot of stinky diapers," he said. "I have nieces and nephews, so I know what it's going to be like. I'm actually kind of thrilled to be able to change diapers and do all that and go through this process with Kayla, and our whole new family. I'm definitely really excited. I can't wait."