Hilary Swank shares a stunning nude photo from her pregnancy capturing ‘one of my favorite moments in time’ as she celebrates the arrival of her twins
Hilary Swank has been basking in the joy of new motherhood, but she couldn’t help but share one of her favorite photos from her pregnancy with her fans Tuesday.
The 48-year-old actress, who announced she had given birth to her twins, a girl and a boy, Easter day, posted a nude black and white photo that she called ‘one of my favorite moments in time,’ in the Instagram post.
The Oscar winner carefully cradled her baby bump with one hand while covering her bare breast with another.
Her long, brown hair was styled in loose waves as she gazed lovingly at her then growing belly.
The Alaska Daily star credited photographer Brian Bowen Smith for taking the intimate photo during her 27th week of pregnancy.
Basking: Hilary Swank has been basking in the joy of new motherhood, but she couldn’t help but share one of her favorite photos from her pregnancy with her fans Tuesday, posting a nude photo from her 27th week on social media, calling it ‘one of my favorite moments in time’
‘Your extraordinary talent and steadfast friendship are supreme,’ she wrote in the post.
The celebrity photographer commented on the experience, writing, ‘Such a beautiful existence. It truly is the honor of a lifetime to share this with you. I love you.’
Fans shared their approval and encouraging words for the new mom.
‘Ahh so beautiful!!,’ wrote one fan as another penned, ‘Such an incredible photo. Sending you and your family all the congratulations, love & support on this incredible journey♥️’
‘I love when beautiful moments such as this are captured. Congratulations Momma. Wishing you many more extraordinary moments!’ was another good wish from her followers.
Another spoke of the Away actress being an inspiration.
‘Your story is inspiring to me at age 34 that having children later in life is possible and still can be safe. Wishing you and your babies good health as they grow and as you journey through postpartum motherhood.’
The Million Dollar Baby star announced in October that she and her husband, Philip Schneider, a social venture entrepreneur whom she married in 2018, were expecting twins during an appearance on Good Morning America, telling the hosts, ‘This is something that I’ve been wanting for a long time.’
Big news: Hilary revealed the big news that she was expecting during a visit to Good Morning America in October. ‘This is something that I’ve been wanting for a long time,’ she told the hosts
Updates: The Oscar winner kept her fans updated on her progress throughout her pregnancy
Hilary and her husband, Philip Schneider, enjoyed a red carpet moment at the Golden Globe Awards in January. The actress was nominated for Best Actress for her lead role in the drama Alaska Daily
Tribute: The twins’ due date was on her late father’s birthday, April 17, but the little ones had ideas of their own. Hilary posted a loving tribute to him Monday, writing, ‘You would be 75 today, and a Great Papa to two more extraordinary souls. I celebrate you everyday…’
Names: Hilary and her husband have not yet revealed the babies’ names
She also revealed the twins’ due date was on her late father’s birthday, April 17, but the little ones had ideas of their own.
The still mourning Hilary posted a sweet tribute to her father Monday writing an emotional tribute.
‘You would be 75 today, and a Great Papa to two more extraordinary souls. I celebrate you everyday and the beautiful grace filled gift you were and continue to be in my life. You are greatly missed by so many, but I can’t imagine anyone missing you more than me. Thank you for being my guiding light. I love you, Dad. Always and forever through every lifetime.
Hilary and her husband have not yet revealed the babies’ names.