Today, Bindi Irwin revealed that she and her husband, Chandler, are expecting their first child.
Understandably, the internet has gone into full meltdown since the news broke, but now Bindi has followed up with an incredibly sweet tribute.
News came in this week that beloved Bindi Irwin is pregnant.She made the announcement on social media, and fans were quick to express their congratulations to the couple.
The world has been in awe of Bindi for a number of years now.But more recently, her marriage, and work at the Australian Zoo has really captured the hearts of wildlife fans around the globe.
She seems to be really enjoying her pregnancy.And her latest social media post has got the whole world feeling emotional.
The Irwin family are so special.Australia Zoo, have grown to become Australia's most beloved family.
And the internet is excited to see it expand!
Sadly, Steve Irwin passed away in 2006 from a stingray attack while filming in the Great Barrier Reef.And, at the young age of just 8-years-old, Bindi read out a eulogy during her dad's memorial service.
Now, over a decade after her father's death, Bindi continues to follow in her father's footsteps, along with the rest of her family...
And as you'd expect, this is where Bindi met her now-husband, Chandler Powell.
They have now been together for almost 7 years.
She shared this picture on her Instagram...
Here's what Chandler wrote on his Instagram...
Of course, Bindi's younger brother, Robert, was quick to offer his congratulations to the happy couple.
And earlier this year, the happy day finally arrived.
It was a small and private ceremony...
They had no guests due to coronavirus restrictions...
They got married in a secluded location where Steve used to regularly film...
They felt their wedding location was "meant to be"...Speaking to PEOPLE, Bindi said: "Where we got married was such a special place to dad. It’s a beautiful little area where he had filmed for many years. It felt really wonderful and just meant to be."
Steve was with them throughout the entire ceremony...
And for an added touch...
She has even kept her surname as a legacy to her dad.ET, Bindi said: "I’ve kept Bindi Irwin. I think that for me personally, after dad [Steve Irwin] passed away it was really important for me to feel close to him, and having his last name means so much to me."
Chandler added that they talked about the possible name change, but at the end of the day she's "an Irwin through and through."
She shared this photo of her and Chandler holding up a miniature khaki shirt...
Her husband, Chandler, seconded her announcement.
He wrote excitedly: "We’re going to be parents!! We have a baby Wildlife Warrior on the way coming in 2021. Becoming a dad is the highlight of my life. I cannot wait to embark on this new adventure and life chapter with my gorgeous wife, @BindiIrwin. Bee, you’re going to be the most amazing mother."
We’re going to be parents!! We have a baby Wildlife Warrior on the way coming in 2021. Becoming a dad is the highli… https://t.co/XRr08azfz1— Chandler Powell (@Chandler Powell)1597140001.0
Bindi's mom, Terri, expressed her joy, also.
She also noted, "I wish that Steve was here to share this beautiful moment, I know that he would be so proud."
This is the best day ever! I am over the moon to announce that @BindiIrwin and @chandlerpowell9 are going to have a… https://t.co/ToHv2IO4e4— Terri Irwin (@Terri Irwin)1597140191.0
Since the news broke, the tributes have been flooding in...
And, as Bindi requested, people began sending their parenting tips.
@BindiIrwin @chandlerpowell9 Congratulations! Best advice: you cannot spoil a baby. There's no such thing as holdi… https://t.co/APGsNUT3MS— Munaqaba (@Munaqaba)1597140820.0
But, even without all of this advice...
We all know that Bindi will be an amazing mother.
@BindiIrwin @chandlerpowell9 Congratulations from Indiana, USA! My best advice is to start reading to the baby and… https://t.co/Tq1efjbMKH— BBinIndy (@BBinIndy)1597140288.0
And, amongst the advice, people were getting emotional.
This user pointed out how she remembered Steve and Terri making the same announcement all those years ago.
@BindiIrwin @chandlerpowell9 Omg congrats you two! Man, got me crying, I remember when your parents announced they were having you! 🥰😭— Hannah Bleu ✌💖💀 (@Hannah Bleu ✌💖💀)1597140669.0
But some eagle-eyed fans spotted a cryptic message in her announcement...
And it was a subtle, yet heartwarming tribute to her late dad.
no YOU’RE awake at 4am crying over Bindi Irwin’s pregnancy announcement https://t.co/0iX4PiHX0Q— Julia Moser (@Julia Moser)1597144461.0