She divulged the sex of the baby to People.com, telling them: 'I feel very lucky that I get to experience the bond between mother and daughter and between mother and son.
I hope he’s a little mama’s boy.'She knows there’s a baby in my tummy and she has a doll to take care of,' Rycroft told People.
In 2008, Rycroft was a contestant on the 13th season of , replacing Nancy O’Dell, who sustained an injury during dance practice.
Rycroft had just two days of practice before the season premiere, but tied for second place in the first week’s performance.
unceremoniously dumped fiancée Melissa Rycroft on live television after admitting he had fallen in love with that season’s runner-up, Molly Malaney.
But despite the public humiliation Rycroft subsequently experienced, the 29-year-old Texas native claims that wasn’t even her worst breakup.
She later served as the host of the 2015 Dancing with the Stars live tour.
is an American dancer, reality television personality, and former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.
She participated as a bachelorette on the thirteenth season of ABC's The Bachelor, on the CMT reality TV series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, and on the eighth and fifteenth seasons of ABC's Dancing with the Stars.
That dubious honor belongs to her now-husband, Tye Strickland, whom she split from shortly before she joined In the book, the former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader — who eventually reunited with Strickland and married him in 2009 — opens up about her experience on the hit ABC reality series.
Among her revelations: how it’s possible to fall madly in love with a guy whom you’ve just met, and whose attention you’re vying for among 24 other women. Something happens where, when you’re in it, you forget all about your real values, you forget all about your job and your bills, what your friends are doing,” she says.