Gigi Hadid Soaks Up the Sun and Pool Time with Daughter Khai, 8 Months: 'Inhale Summer'

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Baby's first summer!

Gigi Hadid soaked up some summertime bliss with daughter Khai, whom she welcomed in September with Zayn Malik.

In the new photos - which she captioned "inhale summer 🌞" on Instagram - Hadid, 26, and her daughter wear matching Frankies Bikinis swimsuits for a dip in the pool. The model sports the Maggie Top, while Khai is wearing a suit custom-designed by Frankies Bikini founder Francesca Aiello.

Hadid also shared a snapshot showing the infant from behind as she sits on a towel in a sunny field of grass.

Hadid and Malik, 28, announced the birth of their first child in September. In a recent Vogue cover story - in which she detailed her natural home birth - Hadid revealed that her former One Direction boyfriend caught their baby during the delivery.

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"It didn't even click that she was out. I was so exhausted, and I looked up and he's holding her. It was so cute," Hadid said, adding that Malik felt "helpless" seeing her in pain. "Z was like, 'That's how I felt! You feel so helpless to see the person you love in pain.' "

She also recalled Malik and her family being "in terror" witnessing her labor - and she and Malik agreed to give things some time before trying for another baby. "Afterward, Z and I looked at each other and were like, 'We can have some time before we do that again!' " Hadid said.

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In April, Hadid gave her followers another glimpse at her baby girl, lounging on a blanket while wearing a red Versace sweatsuit and black boots. "Can't believe my baby is 7 months this week πŸ‘ΌπŸΌπŸ°πŸŒΈ," the proud mom wrote in the accompanying caption.

On Mother's Day last month, Hadid shared a series of photos with her baby girl on Instagram, writing about the joys of parenthood.

"The rumors are true: my best friend, purpose, muse, greatest pride & joy! I feel so lucky and inspired bein your mama, my Khai!!" she wrote at the time. "An old soul full of sunshine, you light up everyone's days! Thank you 🧑 thank you πŸ’› thank you πŸ’•."

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