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“He Helplessly Watched His Wife Vomit Profusely for 285+ Days”: Husband Cries After Seeing Wife Smile for the First Time in 10 Months

While Kirstie Perez may be an experienced birth photographer, one delivery earlier this month took her by total surprise. Perez makes a living capturing the most gorgeous imagery of mamas bringing babies into the world and the look on dads’ faces when they see their newborn for the first time.

But when she learned the backstory of why this particular father was crying when he looked down at his newborn and wife, Perez couldn’t help but share it with the world.

In a Facebook post that has now gone viral, she details the heartbreakingly beautiful chain of events:

“He helplessly watched his wife vomit profusely for 285+ days.”


Photo credit: Kirstie Perez Photography

“He witnessed her lose 30 pounds in pregnancy not being able to nourish herself due to Hyperemesis Gravidarum & preeclampsia.”


Photo credit: Kirstie Perez Photography

“She was hospitalized 4 times for dehydration throughout her pregnancy.


Photo credit: Kirstie Perez Photography

“Ate more dinners on the front steps of their home than he could count because any scent literally made her ill.”

Photo credit: Kirstie Perez Photography

“After months of simply being there for her as much as possible, he supported her during birth.”


Photo credit: Kirstie Perez Photography

“I told him I captured him crying seeing his son and he said, ‘That’s not why I was crying.'”

Photo credit: Kirstie Perez Photography

“Puzzled, I asked what he meant.”


Photo credit: Kirstie Perez Photography

Kelsey Straeter
Kelsey Straeter
Kelsey is an editor at Outreach. She’s passionate about fear fighting, freedom writing, and the pursuit of excellence in the name of crucifying perfectionism. Glitter is her favorite color, 2nd only to pink, and 3rd only to pink glitter.

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