He welcomed his first child, a baby boy called Roman, two weeks ago.
And Marcel Somerville looked every inch the doting dad as he shared his first family picture with fiancée Rebecca Vieira and their son to Instagram on Monday.
The Love Island star, 35, also gushed over his partner as he called her ‘the most amazing mother’ and praised how she’s already ‘bossing’ motherhood.
All together: Marcel Somerville looked every inch the doting dad as he shared his first family picture with fiancée Rebecca Vieira and their son Roman to Instagram on Monday
In the adorable snap, Marcel is seen standing behind Rebecca as she cradles their newborn baby.
The new family went for a matching theme to mark their first group snap, all donning crisp white ensembles.
Marcel sweetly penned: ‘Our First Family Picture… we still gotta perfect it but I can’t help but be proud of my Family, Coz to me they truly are perfect!’
The former BB star went on to praise his wife-to-be, saying: ‘@rebeccavieirax is the Wonder Milf she’s literally bossed pregnancy, bossed labour and has literally become the most amazing mother!
Doting: The Love Island star, 35, gushed that Roman was the ‘best thing I’ve ever done in my life’ and that the love he feels for his little boy is ‘unreal’
‘I’m so proud and watching her do her thing has literally cemented everything I already knew when I put a [ring] on it!
‘And what can I say about my perfect little man! @romansomerville_ literally the best thing I’ve ever done in my life and I’ve done some epic things! But the love I feel for this boy and his mum is unreal!
‘Dad Gang I now understand what all the hype was about. I’m about that Peter Griffin life! #Familyguy #family.’
Marcel and Rebecca brought their son home from the hospital on February 3, with the new dad sharing a sweet snap of himself carrying the newborn’s car seat as he posted the happy update to Instagram.
Sweet: Marcel doted on his wife-to-be and son as he declared his family ‘truly perfect’
Glowing! New mama Rebecca looked incredible as she cradled her newborn son in a snap taken just two weeks after giving birth
In the image, Marcel could be seen with his back to the camera while rocking a comfortable ensemble and face mask.
Little Roman was all wrapped up in his car set with a blue and white blanket covering him for the journey.
Marcel penned: ‘Finally Little Man & His Mama Are Home. I’m so happy to be able to hold him again. My Handsome Baby Boy ♥️’
The Blazin’ Squad star later shared some more snaps to Instagram Stories showing the family had an impressive balloon set-up to welcome their son home.
Heading home: Marcel and Rebecca took their baby son Roman home on February 3, revealing the happy news with an adorable image to Instagram
Doting dad: The star welcomed his first child at the end of January and told fans the happy news just one day later
While another image showed new mum Rebecca looking radiant as she cradled her son after settling in at home.
The couple announced their son’s arrival on Sunday and later revealed that his name was Roman with a sweet photo of the baby holding onto Marcel’s finger.
Marcel wrote: ‘Roman Somerville Born 30/01/21 @ 23:37 My Heart!!! Pregnancy is a journey and this past 9 and a bit months have been totally worth it!
‘He’s literally the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen… Soooo Handsome. I can’t wait for you all to meet him.
What a welcome: The new dad had a selection of fun balloons set up to mark the special day
Personalised: One cute balloon showed Roman’s name and birthdate across the front
‘@RebeccaVieirax is literally my idol she has spent the last 2 days in labour and I don’t know where she got the strength from as I’m running on fumes but she did it and I could not be prouder of my future wife. I adore you mama!
‘Absolutely adore every single ounce of you! ♥️ your my Wonder Woman! We did it mama and he’s everything we could have wished for.
‘Thank you for carrying him and bringing him into the world! Im so emotional right now but this has blown my mind. This Little Boy Is Everything.’
New mother Rebecca also shared a similar photo of Roman and told how she had been in labour for two days.
Baby mama: Rebecca looked radiant as she cradled her newborn son after arriving home
She wrote: ‘Roman Somerville 30.01.21 – 23:27pm – I literally cannot believe how beautiful my son is I can’t stop staring at him.
‘The love you feel is out of this world, i was in labour for 2 days and it was the most painful experience but so worth it I couldn’t believe my eyes when he was put on my chest.. can’t wait to share and show you my birth experience, @marcel_rockyb was amazing throughout although sometimes he looked so scared.. Roman I needed you.’
Rebecca took to Instagram in the early hours of Sunday morning to share the happy news, as she shared a sweet breastfeeding clip of their new bundle of joy.
Meanwhile, the new dad took to his own Instagram stories to share a clip of his baby boy and wife-to-be, simply writing: ‘My life’.
Little lad: Marcel revealed his newborn son is named Roman as he shared a heartwarming new photo of the tot on Sunday
Gushing: He penned a touching tribute to Rebecca, saying she’s his ‘idol’ after spending two days in labour
On Friday, Rebecca revealed that her waters had broken, just days after she had told how she’d been ‘in the early stages of labour’, after reaching her due date.
Earlier in the day, she filmed herself in the car as the couple drove home from the hospital following a ‘successful sweep’ – which involves a midwife or doctor sweeping their finger around the cervix during an internal examination to attempt to separate the membranes of the amniotic sac surrounding baby to bring on labour.
In the days leading up to the baby’s arrival, Marcel and Rebecca took to Instagram to share the methods they were using to induce labour, including ‘curb walking’ – with one foot on the curb and the other on the road.
After a trip to see the midwife, Rebecca told her Instagram followers: ‘[The midwives] measure in fifths, so the baby is four-fifths down – and when he gets to five fifths, I go into labour. So I’m very excited!
Oh baby! Rebecca also praised Marcel for supporting her through labour saying he was ‘amazing throughout although sometimes he looked so scared.. Roman I needed you’