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Simon Cowell Welcomes A Baby Boy On Valentine’s Day

PUBLISHED ON 02/18/2014

Talk about a baby boy born into a room loaded with love! On Valentine's Day, Simon Cowell and his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman ,announced the exciting arrival of their first child together, a baby boy.

Born in New York City and weighing in at just 6 pounds, 7 ounces, the doting new daddy tweeted, "Very happy to say Eric was born at 17.45pm. Healthy and handsome. Lauren in great shape. Thanks for all of your kind messages. Named after my dad."

The couple chose the name Eric Philip as a nod to Cowell's father, which we find incredibly sweet and heartfelt! And just days after his little guy's delivery, daddy was ready to show off photos! He took to Twitter to reveal just how much new fatherhood has already changed his life. He said, "Mum, Dad and Eric. Now two days old. You can see how very handsome little Eric is. I never knew how much love and pride I would feel."

It's easy to see just how much being a parent has already softened the stone-cold X Factor hosts heart. Check out the adorable photos he shared:

How cute?! Welcome to the world Eric Philip! We're just as excited as your daddy and mum!

*Photos courtesy of Twitter

What was your partner like after welcoming a child? Did you notice an immediate change?

PHOTO: Twitter