“My Prince Shai….you gave me the title of Mother, and you have given me my proudest moments in life. I am forever your protector and you will always hold a special place in my heart,” the professional dancer wrote in a lengthy Instagram tribute to her baby boy in May 2017. “I understand what my mother used to say now…a mothers love for her child is unlike any other, I had to have you though to understand ❤️.”
After suffering three miscarriages in the span of two years, the pair welcomed their rainbow baby in June 2023. “Rio John Chmerkovskiy. Born 6.18.2023, 8.6 oz and thriving!” Murgatroyd captioned an Instagram pic of her newborn at the time.
Scroll down to see some of the DWTS couple’s cutest memories with their son, Shai: