'Love you more than tongue can tell': Lauren Bush Lauren celebrates birth of her son Max with a sweet family saying passed on by her grandparents, as her husband shares their first family photo
- Lauren, 33, and David, 46, welcomed a baby boy named Max Walker on Thursday April 19 at 5:33am, just two days after her grandmother Barbara Bush's passing
- David took to Instagram on Friday to share a photo of their newborn son, who weighed 7lbs 8oz at the time of his birth
- On Saturday, the family was seen bringing baby Max home from the hospital in New York City, while Barbara was laid to rest in Texas
- The couple are also proud parents to a two-year-old son, James
- A heavily pregnant Lauren learned about her grandmother's passing while attending the Food Bank for New York City Can Do Awards dinner on Tuesday
Lauren Bush Lauren and her husband, David Lauren, are over the moon with the newest addition to their family, and the proud parents spent the weekend sharing photos of their newborn son, Max Walker.
The 33-year-old mom took to Instagram on Sunday afternoon to post a heartwarming snapshot of her newborn son sound asleep on her chest.
'Baby Max Walker Lauren was born on April 19th in the wee hours of the morning weighing 7lbs 8oz. Love you more than tongue can tell,' she captioned the image, which shows the newborn in a tiny blue and white striped onesie.
Baby love: Lauren Bush Lauren, 33, took to Instagram over the weekend to share a photo of her newborn son, Max Walker, sound asleep on her chest
All smiles: Lauren's husband, David Lauren, proudly posted this family photo after their two-year-old son, James, met his baby brother
Lauren's cousin Jenna Bush Hager also used the phrase, 'I love you more than tongue can tell,' when paying tribute to their late grandmother Barbara Bush, who passed away two days before Max's birth.
In 41: A Portrait of My Father, George W. Bush biography of George H.W. Bush, the former president recalls how his three-year-old sister Robin was dying of leukemia in 1953 when she told their father, 'I love you more than tongue can tell.'
Lauren's use of the phrase was undoubtedly a tribute to her grandparents, as the words have become a family mantra that represents the bond between a parent and child.
David, 46, announced Max's birth on his Instagram page on Friday, one day after they welcomed their second son.
'We feel lucky and blessed to introduce our son Max Walker Lauren! He was born yesterday (April 19) at 5:33 am weighing 7lbs 8oz.
Too cute: Little James was photographed holding Max in his arms during their first meeting
There in spirit: Lauren's mother, Sharon Bush, posted this snapshot of James looking at his baby brother in the hospital. She was traveling in Austria at the time of her grandson's birth
Blessed: On Sunday, Sharon posted a photo of herself lighting a candle at an Austrian church, writing: 'Lighting a candle in Vienna to thank God for another healthy grandson'
Bundle of joy: Lauren and David brought Max home from the hospital in New York City on Saturday, while her grandmother Barbara Bush was laid to rest in Texas
Surprise: Max Walker (pictured) was born just two days after Lauren's grandmother Barbara passed away on Tuesday, April 17 at the age of 92
'He is happy and healthy and enjoying his new world!' he wrote, sharing a close-up photo of little Max sound asleep with a blue knit cap on his head.
The dad returned to social media over the weekend to share family photos, including a snapshot of Max meeting his two-year-old brother, James.
In the adorable image, James is lying on a bed and holding Max in his arms. The little boy is clearly enamored with his baby brother, and he is gently touching Max's face with his finger.
'James meets his baby brother for the first time!' David wrote.
David later shared a photo of himself posed with James, Lauren, and the newest addition to their family, writing: 'Max, Welcome to our family!'
The dad donned a blue sweater and matching newsboy cap while Lauren was wearing a striped sleep shirt and a fluffy white robe wrapped around her waist. Her hair was pulled back in a headband, and she smiled brightly for the camera.
Timing: Barbara (pictured with Lauren) was laid to rest in Texas on Saturday, just as Lauren arrived home with her new baby
Packing up: With the help of her husband, Lauren hauled balloons, gifts, and flowers, along with baby Max, as they returned from the hospital
Mom on duty: Lauren donned a striped shirt and joggers as they made their way home
Photo op: At one point, Lauren appeared to be taking a snapshot of her sleeping son
Making memories: Lauren filmed their baby boy's arrival at their New York City home
Lauren's mother, Sharon Bush, was traveling in Austria at the time of her grandson's birth, but she happily posted a picture of James looking at his brother in the hospital.
'James meeting his little brother Max! Welcome to the world precious one! #blessed #cutestboyever #brotherlylove,' she captioned the image.
On Sunday, Sharon posted a photo of herself lighting a candle at an Austrian church, writing: 'Lighting a candle in Vienna to thank God for another healthy grandson #gratitude #blessings.'
Lauren and David were seen out in New York City with their baby boy on Saturday, just as her grandmother Barbara Bush was laid to rest.
The couple was pictured with flowers, gifts and balloons, along with their new bundle of joy, as they brought Max home from the hospital.
At the same time Barbara was being laid to rest in College Station, Texas, following a private memorial service in Houston with the rest of Lauren's family.
Peaceful: Lauren and David welcomed Max Walker (pictured) on Thursday, April 19 at 5:33am, two days after the passing of her grandmother Barbara
Proud: Lauren beamed as David juggled carrying flowers in one hand and a Ralph Lauren bag in the other hand while taking a phone call
Mourning: Lauren sister Ashley (far right) and her cousin Jenna Bush Hager (center) were among Barbara's granddaughters who read Bible passages at her funeral on Saturday
Family: Lauren's brother Pierce (front right) was a pallbearer with Barbara's other grandsons
Support system: Lauren's father, Neil Bush (far right), held hands with his second wife, Maria, at the funeral
Lauren's father, Neil Bush, was there with his second wife, Maria, and her sister Ashley, 29, was among the former first lady's granddaughters who read passages of the Bible at the service.
Meanwhile, her brother Pierce, 32, served as one of the pallbearers at the funeral.
Barbara passed away on Tuesday, April 17 at the age of 92.
Page Six reported that Lauren found out about her grandmother's death while attending the Food Bank for New York City Can Do Awards dinner at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City that evening.
According to the outlet she stayed through the dinner but left before the after-party.
'She looked somber at the table,' a source told the publication.
Lauren was due to give birth in May, but her son arrived just two days after her grandmother's passing.
Night out: Lauren showed off her baby bump on Tuesday at the Food Bank for New York City Can Do Awards dinner. She was at the event when she learned of her grandmother's death
Teamwork: Lauren pushed their sleeping son in his stroller as she followed David to their home
Almost done: David did the heavy lifting while Lauren held a balloon and food
Dreaming: Little Max missed the commotion around him and slept soundly in the sun
The mother-of-two paid tribute to the former first lady on Instagram last week, sharing a series of photos of herself with her grandmother throughout the years.
'Ganny was truly a one-of-a-kind, tell it like it is, amazing woman! My love of reading, puzzles, and travel are just a few things she helped foster in me,' Lauren wrote.
'She loved my Gampy and her family fiercely, and I feel so blessed to have had her as my grandmother for over 30 years. Rest in peace Ganny, we love you!'
Meanwhile, David posted a picture of their eldest son with Barbara, writing: 'Baby James got to experience the love and warmth of his unforgettable great-grandmother Barbara Bush. She will be very missed!'
Former President George H.W. Bush, who was married to Barbara for 73 years, attended his wife's viewing on Friday as a last minute surprise.
'He just said, "I want to go." It was completely spontaneous,' one of his aides told NBC News.
Expert: David has mastered the tricky parental art of taking the car seat out and snapping it onto the stroller
Always on brand: David, the son of designer Ralph Lauren, wore a patriotic hat and sweatshirt from the family clothing line
Looking back: Last week, Lauren paid tribute to her grandmother on Instagram, sharing a series of family photos of herself with her grandmother throughout the years
Sweet moment: Lauren's son James held on to his great-grandmother's pearls while enjoying a visit with her as a baby
Thousands attended Barbara's general public viewing at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston throughout the day.
A private by-invitation funeral service a was held at the church the next day.
The weekend before she gave birth, Lauren revealed that she was savoring her last moments as a mother-of-one while sharing a photo of herself enjoying the warm New York City weather with James.
'Soaking in the [sun emoji] and my final weeks (or days) as a mama of one and a family of three!' she captioned the image, which appears to have been taken by her husband.
'Can’t wait to meet the little bub in my belly, but for now it’s also nice to just relish in what we already have,' she added.
Paying tribute: David posted a picture of their eldest son with his 'unforgettable' great-grandmother Barbara and her husband, former President George H.W. Bush
Mourning: Much of Lauren's family was in Texas with Barbara's husband, George, who greeted mourners who came to pay their respects at his wife's viewing on Friday
Great loss: The former president, who was married to Barbara for 73 years, sat behind his wife'scoffin at the viewing held at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston
Surprise: Lauren, who had a May due date, shared this photo of herself savoring what she thought was going to be her final weeks as a mother-of-one the weekend before she gave birth
David also posted the image on Instagram, writing: 'The final countdown as we wait for the arrival of our next baby. Such a beautiful spring day in #NYC.'
Earlier this year, Lauren happily showed off her growing baby bump while she and David enjoyed a 'babymoon' in Arizona in February, three months ahead of her due date.
'Babymooning with my one @davidlauren and feeling even more excited and centered to welcome our baby to the world in 3 months!' she captioned a series of images from the trip.
Lauren met David at the Met Gala in 2004 when she was just 19 years old, and the two have returned to the high-profile social event every year since to celebrate the anniversary of their first meeting.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is such a special place for the couple that when it came time to propose to his lady love in 2010 he chose that very spot.
Mom-to-be: Lauren happily showed off her growing baby bump while she and David enjoyed a 'babymoon' in Sedona, Arizona, in February
Feeling zen: The expectant mom was perfectly dressed for the heat in a white peasant dress featuring a floral print
Getaway: David shared the same images on Instagram, writing: 'Finding peace and meeting a few zen masters along the way on our #babymoon'
David suggested that they meet at the Met to look at some new pictures before attending a dinner nearby, but when Lauren arrived at the venue she was surprised that no one else was there but him.
The art work he wanted her to see was actually a series of photographs from their seven years together.
'I created our own exhibition of our life together,' David told Vogue in 2011. 'And I got down on my knee and proposed.
'Then we went outside and took a carriage ride with a clarinetist and a saxophonist following us.'
Instead of saying 'I do' in their home city of New York, the couple wed at the Lauren family's 17,000-acre Double RL ranch in Ridgway, Colorado, over Labor Day weekend in 2011.
Four years later, in November 2015, the couple welcomed James.
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