Louis Tomlinson Just Shared the First Photo of His Newborn Baby Boy — and It's Almost Too Sweet To Handle

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If Louis Tomlinson becoming a dad wasn't enough to make your heart totally melt, the One Direction band member just accomplished it with a photo of his newborn son that is just too cute to describe. No, seriously, it's one of the most precious new dad Instagram moments to date. (Watch out, Ryan Reynolds and Justin Timberlake!)

Tomlinson took to Instagram and Twitter Wednesday to introduce his 7-day-old baby boy to the world. "Meet my little lad, Freddie," Tomlinson, 24, captioned the sweet black-and-white snap, which shows a shirtless singer (we told you it was an amazing photo) cuddling his little bundle of joy against his bare, tattooed chest.

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Photo: Courtesy Louis Tomlinson via Instagram

Little Freddie's mom, Briana Jungwirth posted her own pic (below), which shows her cuddling her new swaddled baby boy in a hospital bed, captioning it, "1/21/16. Freddie Reign. Love of my life."

Tomlinson also indicated that the little guy would be taking his last name, by sweetly referring to him as "Freddie Tommo" in a tweet, People reports.

Tomlinson and Jungwirth welcomed their first child in Los Angeles on Jan. 21 — and taking over the celebrity news cycle in the process — with the new dad confirming the news to his fans and followers via Twitter. "I'm pleased to say my baby son was born yesterday. He is healthy and pretty amazing," Tomlinson, 24, wrote. "I'm very happy!!"

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A mutual friend of the pair revealed some inside info to shortly after the birth: "Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother. It was a surprise at first, but he and Briana are very, very close friends and this has brought them even closer."

1/21/16. Freddie Reign. Love of my lifeđź’™

A photo posted by Briana Jungwirth (@brianaashleyjungwirth) on

News broke of Tomlinson expecting his first child with Jungwirth, a Los Angeles-based stylist. The pair met and briefly dated last May, following his split from longterm girlfriend Eleanor Calder that March.

Now that the 1D guys are on an extended hiatus, and tween hearts are breaking across the world as a result, Tomlinson will have some extra time on his hands to love on his newborn son — and hopefully post more adorable Instagrams of his little bundle!

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