Celebrity Families

These pictures of Chrissy Teigen’s first weeks with baby Miles will melt even the coldest of hearts

Can’t even.

By Ellie McDonald

Chrissy Teigen's social-media overshares are as entertaining as a Kanye West-Trump Twitter-off (but a little more uplifting than divisive, obviously...).

Seriously, if she's not making us laugh at her hilarious candour or riling us up when she pulls up social media trolls, then new mum-of-two Chrissy is making us melt into a puddle over her adorable happy snaps of her growing family.

^^Case in point.

And while we're used to seeing little Luna take centrestage, the two-year-old toddler has made room on her mum's iCloud for pictures of her little brother, Miles Theodore Stephens.

Following, fittingly cryptically, announcing Miles' arrival on Twitter on May 17, Chrissy has uploaded a couple of gorgeous pictures of her little youngster to Instagram, captioning one of the pictures: "Hello, world! This is Miles Theodore Stephens. We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles. Our household feels overwhelmed with love. Thank you for all your well wishes!"

Miles is Chrissy and husband John Legend's second child conceived via IVF – a topic both and she and John have always been very vocal in talking about.

"It's also easy to grow resentful of how easy it is for some people, when you're literally mixing your own powders and chemicals to inject into your belly, shoving progesterone up there," she told The Cut in April.

"It's almost like one of those things where there's a light at the end of the tunnel. It's like the physical pain of labour. Once your baby is actually born, you don't remember that pain at all."

But along with the super-sweet snaps of her loved-up newborn bliss, we all know Chrissy, 32, well enough to know that with the good comes the, err, not so great.

"I can confirm postpartum life is 90% better when you don't rip to your butthole. Baby boy: 1 point. Luna: 0," she tweeted late last month, referring to the vaginal tears or perineal lacerations that can happen during delivery.

She followed the candid comment with an Instagram of herself holding her newborn and a pear wrapped in its distinctive styrofoam, while wearing nothing but a low-slung skirt and a pair of disposable mesh undies -- the kind handed out to women after birth to deal with all sorts of fun post-birth consequences like bleeding and incontinence.

Attagirl for keeping it real, Chrissy. Attagirl.