Congratulations are in order for British pop star, Liam Payne. He and partner, Cheryl welcomed their first child together. Their little baby boy is yet to be given a name, but the new parents are over the moon at his birth.
Taking to their respective Instagram accounts, they posted an image of Liam holding his bundle of joy, with heartwarming captions. Cheryl said of her new arrival: “On Wednesday 22nd March Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy, weighing 7lb 9 and looking like a dream. Although he still doesn’t have a name he is already stealing hearts. We are madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival. Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers around the world. A day that now has a different meaning to me forever”. She ended her note with a blue heart.
On Wednesday 22nd March Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy, weighing 7lb 9 and looking like a dream. Although he still doesn't have a name he is already stealing hearts. We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival. Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers around the world. A day that now has a different meaning to me forever 💙
Liam Payne also posted the same image to his Instagram account, with the caption: “My close friends and family know there are very few times when I’m left speechless… wow! I’m incredibly happy to welcome our new baby boy into the world, it’s a moment that I will never forget for the rest of my life and my favourite memory I have so far. I’m completely in awe of his incredible mother and how she has been the whole way through this, she’s really made my dreams come true. We haven’t named him yet but he’s already capturing hearts including mine. I feel very blessed. Happy Mother’s Day everyone!”
See also – Liam Payne confirms Cheryl’s pregnancy.
The couple have been together for over a year now. Though they kept their relationship totally private, there were sources who said the two began dating while Cheryl (Cole, formerly Tweedy of the de-funked band, Girls Aloud) was still in her second marriage to Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini. In fact, Cheryl was already pregnant with her first child while still married, and their divorce was only finalized in October 2016. Fernandez-Versini famously spoke about how he got to know of his wife’s pregnancy only through the media. At the time, he added that though it was a difficult time for him, he wished her the best and encouraged her to follow her heart.
Liam and Cheryl first displayed their baby bump during the holidays when they attended a charity event in London. However, they kept any news of the impending birth of their child strictly under wraps. Now that they’re parents to their first child together, they must be ecstatic parents over the moon. We wish Liam Payne and Cheryl a great time with their new baby and all the luck with their growing young family.