Trista Sutter and Ryan Sutter by Chris Weeks/WireImage.com
reports that onetime
gave birth to her and hubby Ryan's first child, son Maxwell Alston, on July 26. The presumably proud parents met on the first season of ABC's
, then tied the knot on TV in 2003. "It took us a long time to get pregnant," she told the mag, "so it makes it that much sweeter."
Monday's Today's News was written by Ben Katner.