Former Bachelor Sean Lowe and his wife Catherine are expecting a new addition to their family. The couple announced Tuesday that they are expecting their first child.

Sean and Catherine each announced the news on Instagram, and told Life & Style Weekly that they are "so thrilled to announce that we're expecting! Thank you for all the love and support you've given us over the years. We can only hope to be half as good of parents are [sic] our parents were to us."

"It's happening! I'm going to be a dad," Lowe captioned his photo.