Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd on Welcoming Son Hayes During Coronavirus Pandemic: 'It Was Eerie'

For Hurd, the pandemic has also proved to be a blessing in disguise, allowing him to stay at home and spend time with his newborn son in these early months.

"It’s cool mostly for me because he needs to be with Maren for like the first year if his life, so I kinda would have been coming in and out of for the first this year had we been touring," the first-time father explained. "And we obviously miss the road and we miss the people so much."

“The silver lining [of the coronavirus] is getting to spend every single moment of this year with our son, who is never going to be this small again," Hurd added. “I try to really soak that time up because it’s not time I would have had otherwise.”

Morris also went on to describe her labor, explaining that the experience has taught her a lot about herself.

"[It's taught me] what I can physically withstand. I think probably every mom can relate to that," the new mom said.

"I had a really grueling delivery at the end — it was like 30 hours of labor, C-section at the very end and it was just like about getting him out safely. And just the recovery was super hard, not being able to work out and also having my tour rescheduled. It was just a lot mentally and physically," she shared.

The couple welcomed their first child into the world on March 23.

"He’s great," Morris shared of little Hayes. “We really couldn’t have asked for a more magical human to be brought into our lives during this crazy time and he’s been a good distraction from not being able to tour.”

"It’s been fun to be home with him," she added.

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