Aja Naomi King reveals she welcomed her first child as she shows off the postpartum body on Instagram

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‘This is the After’: Aja Naomi King reveals she welcomed her first child as she shows off the postpartum body on Instagram

She announced in March that she is expecting a baby this summer.

And on Sunday, Aja Naomi King revealed she welcomed her first child when she showed off her postpartum body at Instagram.

The How to Get Away with Murder star, 36, posed in her backyard wearing only underwear and proudly displaying her still swollen belly.

After birth photo: How To Get Away With Murder star Aja Naomi King revealed she welcomed her first child when she showed off her postpartum body on Instagram on Sunday

In the caption, King wrote: “No, this is not a maternity photo. This is the Na.’

She explained that the photo was taken ‘After days of labour. After experiencing what felt like my guts were being ripped apart, no lie. After experiencing the unimaginable beauty of childbirth, this remains behind.’

The actress said she wanted to share the photo “in celebration of myself and my body.”

“No makeup, no editing, no filters (and you know I love a filter!)…Just me…a woman in awe of her body and her baby!” she added.

Unfiltered: King, 36, shared: 'No, this is not a pregnancy Before photo.  This is the After.... After experiencing the unimaginable beauty of childbirth, this is what remains'

Unfiltered: King, 36, shared: ‘No, this is not a pregnancy Before photo. This is the After…. After experiencing the unimaginable beauty of childbirth, this is what remains’

She celebrates herself and her body: the actress has not disclosed whether she had a boy or a girl and has not made public the name of her child's father

She celebrates herself and her body: the actress has not disclosed whether she had a boy or a girl and has not made public the name of her child’s father

King has not disclosed whether she has had a boy or a girl and has not released the name of her child’s father.

The delivery comes after King had previously suffered two miscarriages.

In March, she shared her pregnancy news, calling her unborn child her “beautiful little rainbow baby.”

Excited: The birth comes after King had previously suffered two miscarriages.  In March, she shared her pregnancy news, referring to her unborn child as her 'beautiful little rainbow baby'

Excited: The birth comes after King had previously suffered two miscarriages. In March, she shared her pregnancy news, referring to her unborn child as her ‘beautiful little rainbow baby’

In an interview with PeopleKing described having a baby as “the most important project of my life.”

She said, “I’m so grateful that I was able to get pregnant and have this pregnancy.

“I look forward to experiencing life as a mother and unraveling all the secrets of parenthood… fingers crossed.”

In an interview with People, King described having a baby as

In an interview with People, King described having a baby as “the most important project of my life.” She Said: ‘I’m So Grateful That I Could Get Pregnant And Carry On This Pregnancy’

King is best known for her role as Michaela Pratt in How to Get Away with Murder, which ran on ABC for six seasons before ending in May 2020 (pictured with series star Viola Davis and cast)

King is best known for her role as Michaela Pratt in How to Get Away with Murder, which ran on ABC for six seasons before ending in May 2020 (pictured with series star Viola Davis and cast)

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