New Dad Andy Cohen A 'Nervous Wreck' After New Baby's Birth

Andy Cohen – New Dad A 'Nervous Wreck' After Baby's Birth
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Feb. 5 2019, Updated 7:31 p.m. ET

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Andy Cohen just announced he welcomed a son, Ben Allen, via surrogate on Monday, February 4. And though he gushed he's "in love" with his bundle of joy, has learned first-time fatherhood has made the Watch What Happens Live host and Bravo exec a "nervous wreck!"

"Andy hasn't slept a wink, because he said he doesn't want to miss anything," an insider told, adding that the 50-year-old called on his family for backup with diaper changes, feedings and emotional support. “He has his mother Evelyn with him, and his sister Emily as well."

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Despite the stress, Cohen is happier than he's ever been, said the source: “When he first held his son, he broke down crying hysterically and still can’t believe that this came true.”

As reported, Cohen's boy weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and 20 inches long.

“I’m in love. And speechless. And eternally grateful to an incredible surrogate. And I’m a dad. Wow,” Cohen posted on social media, along with the first photo of the newborn.

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Cohen first announced that he was expecting on the December 20 episode of WWHL. exclusively reported Cohen may be moving permanently to Los Angeles to raise his son. He hosted his Bravo series from the west coast for several weeks while his locally-based surrogate prepared to give birth.

The single dad split from longtime love Clifton Dassuncao last March, but insiders told he won't be dating anytime soon.

“He told one of his friends that he will never need a man again. because he now has the love of his life," the source insisted.

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