January 05, 2018 08:04 PM

Though Kim Kardashian West‘s son will never get to meet his grandfather, Saint West is already taking after the late Robert Kardashian.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality star, 37, paid a sweet tribute to her father on Instagram Friday by sharing an old black and white photo of him as a child. “My dad & cousin Andrea, Cici’s sister,” Kardashian West wrote.

Robert died Sept. 30, 2003, from cancer. He was 59.

“Saint has my dads ears,” she added, pointing out the family resemblance between her dad and her son, who was recently hospitalized for three days battling a case of pneumonia.

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In her Jan. 2 Instagram post, Kardashian West thanked her son’s doctors for helping him while explaining that he was also doing better.

“My precious baby boy is so strong! After spending three nights in the hospital & seeing my baby get multiple IV’s and hooked up to oxygen machines, our end of year was challenging. Pneumonia is so scary,” the KKW Beauty mogul captioned a holiday photo of herself and Saint.

“I just want to thank every nurse & doctor out there who works so hard around the clock,” continued Kim. “We are so grateful for you all! He’s home and all better. He’s so resilient I’m sure he will still say the ambulance ride was cool! My strong Saint.”

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Courtesy Kim Kardashian West

And on Thursday, pregnant aunt Khloé gave a health update about Saint, telling Entertainment Tonight that “he’s doing great now. … He’s healthy and good now.”

Soon Saint and his big sister, North, 4½, will be welcoming a new sibling.

The mother of two and husband Kanye West are currently expecting their third child and second daughter, via surrogate.

Keeping Up with the Kardashians returns this Sunday (9 p.m. ET) on E!

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