Most parents prepare for the birth of their first child by choosing a car seat, getting the nursery ready and stocking up on diapers.
But Giuliana and Bill Rancic had another not-so-obvious consideration on their preparation checklist - cord blood banking.
Bill and Giuliana Rancic welcomed their first child - a baby boy - via gestational carrier on Wednesday night.
"The 'Duke' has landed!" tweeted Bill. "Edward Duke Rancic was welcomed into the world last night at 7lbs 4oz. G & I feel blessed beyond words...We did it!"
Big news! The Rancics are having a boy!
At Giuliana and Bill Rancic's baby shower on Sunday in Los Angeles, Bill spilled the sex of the baby, saying "We are beyond excited to be having a little boy."
Bill and Giuliana Rancic had another memorable moment on their exciting journey to start a family!
After a long journey to start a family, Giuliana and Bill Rancic have some very happy news: they're expecting a baby!
“We are so thrilled that our prayers have been answered,” Giuiliana told E! News.
Giuliana Rancic, who announced back in October that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, will undergo a double mastectomy after doctors were unable to completely eradicate the cancer with lumpectomies.
Giuliana Rancic revealed that she is battling breast cancer during an emotional interview with the "Today" show on Monday.
The 36-year-old E! News and Style Network host said that doctors discovered the tumor during her third in vitro fertilization attempt.