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Ryan Lochte announces he and fiancée are expecting a baby

12.15.16 at 1:39 pm ET

Huffington PostCould a water birth be in their plans?

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte announced that he and fiancée Kayla Rae Reid are expecting their first child ― from a swimming pool.

A photo posted to Lochte’s Instagram account Wednesday shows him kissing Reid’s belly underwater.

“My Christmas gift came early this year, can’t wait for next year! Best news I’ve ever received,” the caption reads. Reid, who modeled for Playboy, posted her own version.    

Lochte and Reid get huge style points for this announcement.

Lochte might lose to Michael Phelps in swimming, but he definitely won best pregnancy announcement photo.

Phelps’ announcement just over a year ago with Nicole Johnson also had a pool in it but it is not nearly as artistic: