Melissa Rycroft Strickland showed off her baby bump Super Bowl weekend -- and yesterday, she finally popped!
Melissa and her insurance agent husband, Tye Strickland, welcomed daughter Ava Grace Strickland on Wednesday in Dallas.
Melissa, who won "The Bachelor" with Jason Mesnick, tells PEOPLE "Our lives have changed so much in the last two years and today we've been blessed with the best change ever, our beautiful baby girl."
Ava weighed in at 6 lbs., 13 oz. and is the couple's first child together.
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