We need to talk about Megan Gale’s adorable, roly-poly mermaid baby

Megan Gale

It’s fair to say that Megan Gale and Shaun Hampson’s daughter might be the most adorable, roly-poly baby in the history of adorable, roly-poly babies – and we are 1000 percent here for it!


After a scorching weekend in Melbourne, the model and mum shared a photo of herself and Rosie taking a refreshing dip, much to everyone’s baby-admiring delight!

“Mermaids,” Megan captured the photo, and while Rosie’s face is obscured there’s no hiding the fact that she resembles a real life Kewpie doll. And also a mermaid.

Followers had a lot of things to say about this photo, because let’s face it, babyhood is pretty much the only time it’s semi-okay to comment on a person’s body. (Or maybe it really isn’t … but it’s so hard not to! Let us!!!)

“OMG chubs … So adorable,” one wrote. “Those baby rolls though!” another gushed. “Nothing better than a chubba bubba,” someone else said.

These sentiments were echoed over and over as the relatable water baby photo popped up in Instagram feeds across the country/globe.


This isn’t the only kiddo shot Megan’s shared recently, although she’s attempting to maintain some privacy for her family. A photo she posted of her three-year-old son River was met with similar enthusiasm, as followers remarked how her little boy was “perfect”, “beautiful”, and a delightfully “handsome” combination of his two very attractive parents.

Megan agreed saying, “He melts my heart!โ€ We agree too. We have melted, also. We are puddles, in fact.

In further exciting news, Megan and  her partner, AFL player Shaun Hampson, just birthed a brand new cafe – Ascot Food Store – in the wake of Rosie’s arrival.

The couple have had a bumpy few years, but things appear to be turning a corner. Shaun’s dad, Tom, died in April 2014, River was born a few weeks later in May and Meganโ€™s dad died later that year in October. Megan had a miscarriage between River’s birth and Rosie’s and finally conceived this “little bun” after struggling to get pregnant.

We wish this couple all of the beautiful, heart-melting, roly-poly mermaid days – they truly deserve it.


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