Courageous Caitie's parents happily welcomed their third child this morning, on Valentine’s Day, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City. The birth becomes even more meaningful after the Lucases noted that their new baby, a girl, was born around the same time Caitie passed away on March 31, 2016.  

"So surreal still... We lost Caitie around 11:25 a.m.... held her in our arms... and now our baby daughter came into this world at 11:25 a.m. on the day the world know it's all about love day," dad Jayjay Lucas wrote on his Instagram and on the family's Facebook pages Courageous Caitie and Today With The Lucas. "What are the chances...? Thank you, Lord," he added.

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Mom Feliz and the new baby are recovering well, according to Jayjay's post. He promised to share more pictures soon, but in the meantime, here are his Instagram posts documenting the birth. 

Did not expect it to be today, but here we go!!!! Prayers pls! Feliz inside the or already! #todaywiththelucas

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Yes ethan made it!:) told him that he will be the first one to see the baby!:) #todaywiththelucas

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Almost there

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Back in November 2016, around eight months since the family laid Caitie to rest, Feliz and Jay announced that they were expecting another baby via a Facebook post. Another post in December revealed that their third baby's due date is March 5, the same day Caitie was finally diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) after months of uncertainty despite hospital confinements.

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"We just cried. What are the chances right?" a part of the post read. "Only God can replace pain with much joy." 

Their new baby daughter came in a little earlier than expected, but on Valentine's Day no less, when everyone is celebrating all kinds and forms of love.

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Everyone in the family is present to welcome their little girl, especially big brother Ethan! Look at Jayjay's brother Jeff Lucas's photos!

Ethan is ready to see his little sister :) #todaywiththelucas #family #courageouscaitie

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Someone's excited! :) #todaywiththelucas #family #courageouscaitie

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That moment when Ethan first saw her little sister. 

Sneak peek. #todaywiththelucas #family #courageouscaitie

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We're so excited with this new chapter in the life of the Lucases. Congratulations, Feliz, Jayjay, and Ethan! 

Follow their story by liking Today With The Lucas on Facebook.

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