The Twilight star has taken to Instagram to post a nude throwback accompanied by a deep and emotional caption.
“2017 you changed me forever,” the 29-year-old captioned the gorg pic taken by her husband, Ian Somerhalder.
“You made me understand what it means to be human. You made me a mom. You made me a true believer in a love I’d only ever dreamed of…”
The loved up pair welcomed their first child, a girl named Bodhi Soleil, on July 25.
An insider told Us Weekly that the new parents are V. happy together.
“Nikki said she always knew she wanted to have kids before she turned 30,” says the source, adding, “They are incredibly happy together. Ian worships Nikki. He’s so sweet to her and treats her like a queen!”