June 15 (UPI) -- Ryan Lochte is giving fans a first glimpse of his newborn son.
The 32-year-old Olympic swimmer shared pictures Wednesday of Caiden Zane on Instagram after welcoming the infant with fiancé Kayla Rae Reid last week.
Reid also posted a photo of Caiden on her own account. She gave birth to the infant June 8 after "almost 26 hours of an unfortunate induced labor."
"I felt so many sweet unexplainable feelings and an infinite amount of love," the 25-year-old model said of meeting her son for the first time. "He is amazing in every single way and I'm so lucky to be his mommy."
"Ryan stayed by my side the entire time and encouraged me along the way," she added. "It was such an emotional moment for the both of us. I'm in awe every day and I love watching our little man grow daily. His face melts my heart."
My little pumpkin and that smirk 😍👶🏼 After almost 26 hours of an unfortunate induced labor the greatest joy entered our lives. Caiden Zane Lochte born 6-8-17. 7lbs and 14oz of pure bliss. I Immediately placed him on my chest, he looked me in the eyes and just gazed. I burst into tears and I will cherish that unforgettable moment for the rest of my life. That moment, I felt so many sweet unexplainable feelings and an infinite amount of love. He is amazing in every single way and I'm so lucky to be his mommy. Ryan stayed by side the entire and encouraged me along the way 🙏🏼 To see the look on his face when he saw Caiden was adorable and priceless, it was such an emotional moment for the both of us. I'm in awe every day and I love watching our little man grow daily. His face melts my heart. ❤️ #love #family #CaidenZaneLochte
Lochte and Reid got engaged in October and confirmed the model's pregnancy in December. The competitive swimmer was overjoyed while announcing Caiden's birth in a post on Twitter last week.
"Never seen a miracle happen before. Until this morning at 5:46 am when CAIDEN ZANE LOCHTE was born. 7lbs 14 oz, 22 inches. can't stop crying from tears of joy. Dream come true!" he wrote.
Lochte is a 12-time Olympic gold medalist who competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. He was suspended from swimming for 10 months after falsely claiming he was robbed at a gas station during the games.