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The couple, who announced their pregnancy earlier this month, confirm to People that their baby-on-the-way is a boy.
"We would have been happy either way, of course, but we are so excited to be having a little boy," Jewel tells the magazine.
The couple have been waiting to find out the sex of their baby before converting their guest room into a nursery at their 2,200-acre ranch in Texas.
"I have to admit, I was doing a little dance on our way out of the doctor's office when we found out!" says Ty.
Ty and Jewel married in 2008, after dating for almost ten years. They met at the Denver Rodeo and Stock Show, after Jewel scored tickets to the event from the car service she was using, which just happened to be one of Ty's sponsors.
"I began a US tour, and we began to talk on the phone frequently until we decided to finally have a first date -- about 6 months after we first met," Jewel tells The Boot. "I know the exact moment I fell in love with him. We were sitting by a river in northern California ... It wasn't any one thing he said -- it was his whole being. It was his quietness. It was his toughness and strength, but it was the counterpoint of his kindness that set it apart. I knew I would love him. I knew instantly that he would be solid as a rock and someone I could depend on."
The birth of their son this summer will be the couples first child. Congrats to the growing family!