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Halle Bailey And DDG Unveil Son's Face 6 Months After His Birth

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By Afouda Bamidele on July 4, 2024 at 10:45 AM EDT

After months of keeping their little one out of the public eye, Halle Bailey and DDG have finally introduced their son to the world.

The couple's joyous reveal follows a candid admission of the struggles Halle faced postpartum in April. Earlier this year, the singer also silenced critics who accused her of gaslighting people about her pregnancy.

Six months after welcoming their son Halo, Halle Bailey and DDG delighted fans with adorable photos, giving everyone a peek into their growing family.

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Halle Bailey And DDG's Baby Halo Makes Grand Debut In Family Portrait 

Halle Bailey and DDG at the 55th Annual NAACP Image Awards

On Wednesday, Halle took to Instagram to share the first glimpse of her son's face via a family photo taken in Italy.

In the picture, the family of three is dressed in coordinating white outfits and posed against the backdrop of a scenic blue ocean. Halle and DDG beam with joy as they hold their little one, radiating happiness in every shot.

"The Little Mermaid" star shone in a sleeveless netted gown adorned with sequins. The look was accessorized with a shimmering necklace, and her hair styled in braids pulled back into a ponytail. 

DDG complemented her look with a sparkling white top and black slacks while their bundle of joy matched them in a white onesie and sneakers.

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The first picture captured the adults on a dock, lifting Halo into the air as they smiled for the camera. The subsequent image saw the proud parents once again showing off their adorable son, and the third featured Halle barefoot, holding Halo on her own. 

Captioning the post, Halle gushed, "Halo's first time in Italy," alongside a white heart and an ocean wave emoji.  

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Fans Adore Halle And DDG's Adorable Baby In New Family Photos

As expected, fans were overjoyed with the "Angel" singer's post and took to the comments excitedly, pointing out the striking resemblance between the Halle and Halo. 

"Omg! A replica of his momma!! so cute!" one fan gushed while another added, "He is your twin," echoing the sentiment. Marveling at the resemblance, a third declared, "That is Halle's baby."

Other enthusiastic comments poured in, with fans describing Halo as cute, writing, "Ahhhhhhhhh!!! He is sooo cute!" and "Halo is global and the cutest thing ever!!!!"

One admirer could not help but exclaim, "He is sooooooo handsome omg. I already knew he was though." The overwhelming support for the family continued with this netizen noting, "Such a beautiful family."

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At the same time, some comments showed the delight fans felt at finally seeing Halo's face, like one supporter who excitedly stated, "Omg we finally get FACE!!!"

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The 'Grown-ish' Star Opened Up About Postpartum Struggles

Since welcoming her son with DDG in December 2023, Halle got candid about her postpartum struggles and what it entails. 

In April, The Blast reported that the actress decided to bring awareness to the issue in a heartfelt video. Halle emotionally shared:

"I have severe, severe postpartum [depression], and I don't know if any new moms can relate, but it's to the point where it's really bad, and it's hard for me to be separated from my baby for more than 30 minutes at a time before I start to kind of freak out." 

The 24-year-old acknowledged that before experiencing it herself, she did not fully grasp the gravity of postpartum depression.

She further admitted, "Now going through it, it feels like you're swimming in this ocean that's like the biggest waves you've ever felt, and you're trying not to drown."

In addition to her emotional struggles, Halle confessed to dealing with body image issues since giving birth. In her words:

"The only thing that's been hard for me is feeling normal in my own body. I feel like a completely different person when I look in the mirror. I just feel like I'm in a whole new body, and I don't know who I am."

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The Doting Mother Affirmed Halo Is Not the Cause Of Postpartum Struggles

In the same video, Halle ensured that she clarified that her struggles had nothing to do with her baby. The star emphatically stated, "It has nothing to do with my baby. It has everything to do with me and who I am right now."

She explained further that on that particular day, she felt triggered, especially since social media can intensify feelings of distress during postpartum. 

Despite her personal battles, Halle took a moment to commend her partner, Halo's father, DDG. She described him as the "most amazing daddy in the world" and emphasized how perfect he was in his role as a father.

The "Ungodly" singer continued of DDG, "He loves him so much; he's so present. And I couldn't have asked for a better person to have a baby with because of how present he is, and how much he wants to be in his life, and how supportive he is of me and my ventures."

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Halle Bailey Fired Back At Critic Over Pregnancy Announcement 

Halle and DDG surprised their fans earlier this year by waiting until January to share the news of their baby's birth. However, not everyone greeted the announcement with positivity, sparking a wave of criticism from some followers. 

The Blast noted that the controversy ignited when a social media user responded critically to a now-deleted clip of Halle wearing blue jeans with what appeared to be a black maternity band. 

The clip was captioned with a playful reference to altering photos. "Imaooo do y'all remember seeing this pics on my insta? we photoshopped out my belly," the caption read. The critic's comment highlighted perceived inconsistencies, stating:

"I don't think people are mad she hid her pregnancy. People are more so annoyed that she went out of her way to lie and gaslight about it. Then, she shaded people and called them desperate. Now, she wants those same 'desperate' people to know every little detail."

In response to the criticism, Halle defended herself, clarifying that she "never lied or even said anything about it."

She addressed the issue directly, pointing out that she had only made light-hearted remarks, such as joking about her nose, and expressed her surprise at the backlash over her decision to maintain privacy.

In conclusion, Halle wrote, "Wouldn't you do the same? and I'm gonna share my pics now if I want to because my son is here safely. If you don't wanna see it, just keep scrolling baby lol God bless you."

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