"Hi Little One, I know you, but only because I feel you. How is it possible to love someone so much already? All I know for sure is it's the strongest feeling I've ever felt," the 28-year-old actress wrote alongside an adorable photo of Somerhalder kissing her baby bump. "We've been sharing this body for quite some time, and we've already experienced so much together. We can't wait to meet you...Love, Your parents."
Somerhalder also took to Instagram to announce the happy news.
"To our friends, family, and rest of the world. In my 38 years on this earth I've never experienced anything more powerful and beautiful than this," he wrote alongside the same image. "I can't think of anything more exciting than this next chapter and we wanted you to hear this from us first."
Ian Somerhald and Nikki Reed
Ian Somerhald and Nikki Reed
How I spent my New Year's Day- in a #tbt way- wow. Week one of 2015. Thank you all for giving me so much strength-we're ready to kick major ass and make a great future staritng now . Happy 1st week of the New Year- I hope you're on track with making your future the most sustainable and harmonious one possible...
No filter for this sunny Sun Valley day of awesomeness with my loves, the incredible @iamnikkireed and my brother @nathanaugustreed .The Happiest of holidays to everyone, may nothing but smiles, family time and reflection come from these moments. I'm grateful for all of the love this years for me, us and ISF from everyone-may you empower all around you with the same strength and energy you have to spread positivity and compassion. Smiles are contagious-please spread them;) I'm grateful for and l love you all...
The newest addition to the family. Her name is Sohalia. Thank you @iamnikkireed for finding us this amazing kid in Conyers Georgia. Unfortunately this little kid was wildly mislabeled as "feral/not friendly", and had Nikki not gone in and opened her cage regardless, we would have never found out that she is the most loving kitty on the planet and she may have been put down. The point is this; because shelters are so understaffed, this happens more often than not. Let's encourage the people who work at shelters and people whom make policies for shelter workers to take more time to get to know the animals that are brought in, so they can properly inform potential adopters. Also, if you are thinking about adding a new member to your family, know that there might be more to the animal than what's written on their cage!!! Go have fun and adopt! Send me pictures please!
At Rockdale County Animal Shelter in Conyers GA, the place we adopted little Sohalia from just last month. Some of these amazing kids have little to no chance at ever finding their forever home. For example, sweet Brooklyn, a black lab, has been waiting for months with no luck simply because of her coloring. We just spent a few minutes playing with her and she was so excited she couldn't even hold still for a picture. Can anyone pick her up? Please please go get this beautiful girl if you're looking to adopt. Add her to your family! We would take her but we don't have any room!
A night out with @iamnikkireed and this amazing guy, our Former President @BillClinton
@ClintonFdn discussing the best, most efficient and collaborative way to make true positive change in our country and our world. Whatever side of an aisle you're on or group you work with or believe in-it's our responsibility to be good to one another, teach our young people and protect our environment through reverence, gratitude and compassion. This can be done! It's happening and we're grateful to help save our planet thus saving our lives with you. It's up us:) Thank you all. Thank you so much
A beautiful perfect Georgia afternoon decompressing from work with our big boy Eagle (who opted out of this photo), our little girl Millie (who you all haven't seen yet but here she is) & the one and only @iamnikkireed photographed by my lovely sista Kat Graham aka @katgrahampics The simple beauty of the quiet countryside loving on my kids with these amazing women...Wow, love this. Needed this. So many amazing things happening with all of the projects in my life-thank you for so much love and support. Thank you
A day with 3 of the most beautiful ladies in the universe... Wow smiling is such a beautiful part of the human experience-I highly recommend it. Congrats to our little Neitczhe here-1 year ago today, to the minute, you brought 5 beautiful puppies into this world-thank you for your amazing contribution to all of our lives. However, welcome to the wonderful world of being spayed-The world does not need any more puppies, we kill millions and millions per year. These two beautiful creatures right here in this photo or highly intelligent, highly emotional and capable of more love than you can you can ever imagine. The ones that are in shelters are the same-let's adopt them.
@iamnikkireed your recent work with Gilt benefiting the @aspca is truly truky extraordinary. Thank you for giving so much of your life and for being a strong voice for those whom can speak. My hat is off to you. You amaze me.
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"This has been the most special time of our lives and we wanted to keep it between the three of us for as long as possible so we could enjoy this time with each other and our little one who is growing so fast...because that's what they do, they grow so fast," he continued. "Thank you for your kind energy. Love, Ian."
Reed and Somerhalder celebrated their second wedding anniversary just last week, but have been thinking about expanding their family for a while.
"Oh, hell yes! Absolutely," the 36-year-old actor told ET about having children shortly after he and Reed tied the knot in 2015. "You know, it's all about practice... It's not practice makes perfect - it's perfect practice."
"It's the most incredible thing to be happy and secure in something," he gushed. "It's a pretty crazy time and place to bring a child into this turbulent and insane world -- but I really can't wait to do it and really just love it."