Tyra Banks Shares First Photo of Son York On ‘Happiest Valentine’s Day’ Of Her Life

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What a little cutie!

Tyra Banks shared a first glimpse at her newborn baby boy to Instagram, Sunday, just weeks after he was born via gestational surrogate.

This is the Happiest Valentine’s Day of my life. York, Daddy @erikasla and I send you so much love.

A photo posted by Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:18pm PST

York Banks Asla is swaddled and nuzzled into his mother’s chest in the model and media mogul’s new Instagram photo.

Banks, 42, stared off into the distance in the image, wearing only a simple gray sweatshirt and a brightly patterned head scarf.

“This is the Happiest Valentine’s Day of my life,” Banks wrote. “York, Daddy @erikasla and I send you so much love.”

Banks and boyfriend, Norwegian photographer Erik Asla, struggled with fertility before deciding to use a surrogate.

“As I gaze into the beautiful eyes of my son, I think about all the people who struggle with fertility or carrying a child and continue to pray for them every day,” Banks previously told PEOPLE in a statement. “My hopes and dreams are filled with well wishes that they get to feel what my little treasure, York Banks Asla, feels like in my arms.”

VIDEO: Tyra Banks Welcomes Son York!

She added that the little cutie has her “fingers and big eyes” and Asla’s “mouth and chin.”

“As we thank the angel of a woman that carried our miracle baby boy for us, we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone, York Banks Asla, welcome to the world.”

– Lindsay Kimble

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