Singer-actor Nick Lachey and his wife Vanessa Lachey (née Minnillo) became parents for the third time on Saturday. “It’s a very Merry Christmas indeed!” wrote both Nick, 43, and Vanessa, 36, on their respective Instagram accounts Monday, captioning an extreme close-up of their newborn son’s hand atop the mother’s fingers.

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“We had our Christmas Miracle,” the message continued. “Phoenix Robert Lachey decided to show up early and was born on Christmas Eve. Mommy, Daddy, Camden & Brooklyn LOVE You very much! #LacheyPartyOf5.”

The couple’s other children are son Camden John, 4, and daughter Brooklyn Elisabeth, who turns 1 on Jan. 5.