AceShowbiz - %cMaksim Chmerkovskiy% and %cPeta Murgatroyd% made their debut as a family of three on "Good Morning America". The "Dancing with the Stars" couple opened their house to the "GMA" crew and gave them a look into their new role as parents.
"I was hoping that he'd look like me and have her personality, so I'm just worried a little bit now because he looks like her," new dad Maksim joked. Meanwhile, proud mom Peta didn't want her son to follow in their footsteps as a dancer, "I'm thinking a billion dollar contract [in the NBA]."
She also discussed her post-baby body. "I left the hospital literally looking five months pregnant and at first I was like, 'Oh, wow,' like I was a little disappointed," she admitted. "I just realized that this—I just did the most beautiful thing that a woman can produce and do in life and I need to just suck it up, move on and, you know, not worry about the little things."
Peta additionally explained on her blog the meaning behind the baby's name. "We knew that we wanted a shorter name that wasn't super-complicated because 'Chmerkovskiy' is kind of a mouthful and he'll always have to spell it out for people. We finally settled on Shai, pronounced 'shy' and means 'gift' in Hebrew," she wrote. "Maks didn't grow up with a middle name, but I definitely wanted Shai to have one. So we gave him his middle name after Maks' dad Aleksander."