Congratulations are in order for Ballers stars Dulé Hill and Jazmyn Simon, who just announced the birth of their son.

Their precious baby boy, Levi Dulé Hill, made his way into the world on Friday, May 10. The actors confirmed the news to PEOPLE, along with the baby’s first photos.

“We are sleep deprived,” Hill told the magazine. “Especially Mom, who is breastfeeding! But we are so in love and full of gratitude and awe of this miraculous moment in time.”

Hill gushes about the moment his son came into the world. “The baby was breech, so we had a [cesarean] section,” he says. “Right before Levi was born, our doctor said, ‘In 15 seconds, you’re going to meet your son.’ And we did. And instantly, our hearts doubled in size.”

The new parents are basking in every single moment with their newborn, saying, “Every time we blink, he seems to change. We smile and cry a lot, realizing how desperately we needed someone we had never met.”

Simon, who is already a mom to her 14-year-old daughter Kennedy, has been documenting some of the highs and lows of her pregnancy via Instagram. During her first trimester, she suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum – a condition during pregnancy that causes extreme nausea and dizziness. The constant sickness sent her into a severe prenatal depression.

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These pics were taken in October of 2018. I was around 9 weeks pregnant here. I was coming into the doctor because although I was given an anti-nausea medicine- it didn’t work and I was still throwing up 10-15 times a day and was coming back for Zofran. It was difficult to walk even 15 feet and the nausea lasted from the time I woke up until the time I went to sleep. I was in the ER twice for IV fluids (once is pictured here) to simply keep me going. I suffer from #hyperemesisgravidarum There were times I asked God to take my life. There was one time I seriously thought jumping off my balcony to relive my pain was a good idea. Thank God my prenatal depression wasn’t as strong as my will to live (for Kennedy really) and my sweet Jesus reminding me I could do this. The worst of this disease is behind me- I’m no longer on the meds and only vomit once in a while. But there are some lingering side effects that I am told will disappear at birth. I am sharing this very brief part of MY pregnancy story to help anyone struggling. To tell you-you will survive. You can and will. Thank you to @marchofdimes for encouraging me to share my #UnspokenStories #MarchOfDimes #YesImRockingMyPurpleBonnet #PlusAntiNauseaBands #KeepItReal #PregnancyIsHard I would also like to point out- every step of the way, I had my husband and a team of doctors to help me through this. If you feel depressed or suicidal- please contact your doctor or 18002738255

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Thankfully, Simon and Hill withstood this trying journey and now have a beautiful blessing in exchange.

Congratulations to the new parents!

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