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OTRC: Simon Cowell shares first baby photos - See pics

Simon Cowell's son, Eric, appears in a photo posted on Cowell's Twitter account on Feb. 16, 2014. (Twitter.com/SimonCowell)

Simon Cowell gave fans the first glimpse at his newborn son, Eric, on Sunday, Feb. 16.

The former "X Factor" and "American Idol" judge shared three photos of his son with Lauren Silverman on Twitter. The first photo, which can be viewed below, features Cowell and Silverman looking at their son while Cowell cradles the baby in his arms.

"Mum, Dad and Eric. Now two days old," he wrote in a tweet with a link to the photo.

The second photo, which can be seen above on the right, is a close up of little Eric.

Proud dad Cowell tweeted with the photo, "....now you can see how very handsome little Eric is."

The last photo, which can be seen above on the left, features Cowell holding his son on his chest."

"I never knew how much love and pride I would feel," the 54-year-old wrote in the tweet with a link to the photo.

Silverman, 36, gave birth to the couple's son on Friday, Feb. 14 -- Valentine's Day. The child is named after Cowell's father, who died in 1999. This is the first child for Cowell. Silverman has an 8-year-old son from a previous relationship.

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