One Direction’s Liam Payne and Cheryl Welcome a Son – See a First Photo

It’s official, Directioners: Liam Payne has assimilated a former-boy-bander-turned-dad club.

The thespian has welcomed his initial child, a baby boy, with partner Cheryl, he reliable on Instagram Saturday.

“I’m impossibly happy to acquire a new baby child into a world, it’s a impulse that we will never forget for a rest of my life and my favourite memory we have so far,” Payne, 23, captioned a photo of himself snuggling his mint son close.

“I’m totally in astonishment of his implausible mom and how she has been a whole approach by this, she’s unequivocally done my dreams come true,” he says of Cheryl, 33. “We haven’t named him nonetheless though he’s already capturing hearts including mine. we feel really blessed.”

Cheryl common a same design of Payne and suggested that a baby was innate Wednesday, Mar 22, and weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz.

On Wednesday 22nd Mar Liam and we became relatives to an impossibly beautiful, healthy baby boy, weighing 7lb 9 and looking like a dream. Although he still doesn’t have a name he is already hidden hearts. We are all madly in adore and overwhelmingly happy with a small arrival. Happy Mother’s Day to all a mothers around a world. A day that now has a opposite definition to me perpetually 💙

A post common by Cheryl (@cherylofficial) on Mar 25, 2017 during 1:25pm PDT

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PEOPLE reliable that Payne and a former Girls Aloud member were awaiting in November. Though Cheryl didn’t officially announce her pregnancy until February, she stepped out showing her flourishing baby bump on mixed occasions in late 2016.

Payne and Cheryl began dating late final year, though initial met in 2010 when the former One Direction member competed on The X-Factor. Cheryl was then a judge on a foe series.

The integrate made their red runner debut in May during Eva Longoria‘s Global Gift Gala in Paris, where Cheryl was awarded a Global Gift Philanthropist Award.

“Obviously we have a many ­beautiful partner in a universe and she’s positively amazing,” Payne told U.K.’s Rollacoaster magazine in March. “She’s been my dream lady given we was younger. She’s so ace.”

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“She is a wonderful, smashing chairman and it’s extraordinary to have someone who can describe to so most of things — someone who’s taken larger stairs than me,” Payne continued. “Her solo career was ­amazing. She’s been in a attention for 14 years now.”

Added a thespian of his beloved, who done her bump entrance in a photoshoot for L’Oreal and The Prince’s Trust, published in The Daily Mirror, “She entirely supports me. We’re super happy. It’s a really personal, changed time for us. I’m still ­learning. I’m usually 23.”