Jessie Cave cannot imagine how far her household has come. 

One yr in the past this week, the Harry Potter star welcomed her third baby, a child boy named Abraham “Bam” Benjamin after what she described as a “barely excessive” start. Two months later, the actress’ new child was hospitalized with COVID-19 and launched days later.

On Thursday, Oct. 21, Jessie, who performed the lovelorn Lavender Brown in three of the Harry Potter movies, marked her son’s first birthday with a private put up that mirrored on the household’s unforgettable yr.

“Comfortable birthday tiny Tennessee,” she wrote on Instagram when sharing her son’s nickname. “It has been pretty to share his first yr with you all…that is an emotional put up, sorry prematurely.”

“I hope I take nothing as a right as a mom,” Jessie continued. “Their presence even in my darkest days has made me respect how great life could be. This child was born a yr and a half after my little brother died. It felt necessary and primal and like, in being pregnant, I used to be asking the universe to make one thing good occur, nevertheless egocentric that want might need been.” Jessie’s brother Ben Haddon-Cave was killed in 2019 throughout a tragic accident whereas prepare browsing.