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Aww, Mandy Moore Shared The Story Behind Her Newborn Son's Name

The story behind Baby Gus's blanket will make you cry!
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ICYMI, Mandy Moore gave birth to her newborn son August with her husband Taylor Goldsmith. The proud new parents shared photos of their child on Instagram on Wednesday, February 24.

"Gus is here," Mandy said in her post. "Our sweet boy, August Harrison Goldsmith."

According to Mandy, Baby Gus, who just turned one week old, arrived on the expected date. "We were prepared to fall in love in all sorts of brand new ways, but it goes beyond anything we could have ever imagined," she shared.

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The couple first announced the pregnancy in September 2020, in the middle of the pandemic.

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In a separate IG post, Mandy talked about the story behind Gus's name, revealing that they knew they were expecting as early as August.

"It was last August when @taylordawesgoldsmith and I found out we were having a boy (it's also Taylor's birth month) and we always loved the name...so it was settled very early on in our book," Mandy shared.

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Her upload featured a baby blanket which was Taylor's gift for her during their wedding anniversary in November.

Stitched on the blanket was the name "August", with the letter "A" made from extra material from Mandy's wedding dress and the "T" from Taylor's wedding shirt. The letter "A" is for Mandy's full first name Amanda and "T" for Taylor. 

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"Felt like a very fitting amalgamation of our whole story. I can’t wait to pass this on to our sweet August one day," Mandy wrote.

Aww. Congrats, Mandy and Taylor!