- Robert Conlin touched many after visiting his wife every week and setting up outside the hospital to have a date night with her
- Wife, Shona Moeller, had been put in bed rest at the hospital after her water broke early and doctors were concerned of her losing the child
- The couple was blessed with a bouncing baby boy on Saturday, June 20, weighing four pounds
A husband who lit up the internet for keeping his pregnant wife company every week outside the hospital, with date nights, has become a new dad.
Robert Conlin touched many for his actions which came as a result of being denied entry into the hospital due to measures taken amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
Good Morning America reported that Robert's wife gave birth to a bouncing baby boy, Forest Gace Walter Conlin, on Saturday, June 20, weighing four pounds.
Robert said he had to do everything to be there for his son because he did everything to be with them.
"He did everything he could to be my son and I needed to do everything I could to be his father. It's just the greatest gift. The greatest gift on Father's Day to remember for sure," he said after the son was a day to the special day.
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Robert's wife, Shona Moeller, gave birth about 70 days after admission to the hospital due to her water breaking prematurely.
The 41-year-old was staying in the hospital under medical care to ensure their son was born healthy and to keep him inside for as long as possible before delivery.
Before his wife gave birth, Robert would decorate a table outside the hospital with flowers and candles then order take-out from their favourite restaurant.
He ensured food was delivered to his wife's room as they FaceTimed and ate together.
In other news, a mother-of-four who did not know she was pregnant said she gave birth to a healthy baby girl in the toilet.
Grace Meachin said the birth of her last born was during the period her husband was on the waiting list for a vasectomy.
She said she had no discernible bump, was taking her pill 'religiously' and still had periods.
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