The championship surfer, who lost her left arm in a 2003 shark attack, is expecting her first child in early June with her husband, youth minister Adam Dirks, she revealed in a video Sunday.
"So...we have a little surprise for you...baby on board!," the Soul Surfer author says in the sweet clip. "She's pregnant! Yes!," Adam adds.
Bethany also shared that she's 22 weeks along and pregnant with a boy, but they won't reveal the name they've chosen for their child until after he is born.
"It's been a pretty crazy last four months, finding out that we're going to be parents and life's kinda going to be changing," Bethany continued. "[We're] starting to prep for bringing a new little being into the world. It's all really exciting."
Bethany has continued to surf during her Pregnancy and plans to surf as long as she can. "Once the belly's pretty big, maybe [I'll] just mellow it out and spend more time swimming, just enjoying the ocean and doing other activities," she added.
As for how she will handle motherhood, Bethany said, "I've been thinking about it, but I often forget that I have one arm. When I think about it, a squirming baby and changing the diaper...I think how I live life, just adjust and adapt to different things, especially things that are a lot easier with two arms."
She continues, "There's going to be things that will be very challenging with one arm, but I'll just have to find my own way to take care of this baby. Of course, I'll have Adam to help, but if he's out and about busy, I'll have to...figure it out and be creative."
Congrats to the couple!
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