Since announcing her second pregnancy in July 2015, Nicole Curtis has been extremely private about welcoming Baby No. 2 — until now!

In a new interview, the 40-year-old HGTV star admitted she didn’t originally plan on hiding her now 16-month-old son, Harper, from the public but later decided maintaining her little boy’s anonymity was very important to her.

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Nicole while pregnant with Baby No. 2.

“It wasn’t anything strategic, it was just one of those moments where I was like this isn’t anyone else’s time and space, this is mine,” she told People. “Having my newborn child’s face plastered all over social media on a Facebook post where someone could cut and paste it and make it a meme, that wasn’t for me.”

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The Rehab Addict host previously announced she was expecting her second child in summer 2015 with a cheeky Facebook photo of her baby bump. Following that post, Nicole — who is also a mom to an 18-year-old son, Ethan — failed to give fans any subsequent updates on her pregnancy, never confirmed she’d given birth and hasn’t shared any photos of Harper.