Transcript for ‘Date Night Dad’ spends 1st moments with newborn
Finally tonight, the very special father's day for a first-time dad. This is my first father's day. Reporter: That's Bob Conlin heading to the NICU for a special visit. To go through this whole ordeal and see this child, it is literally like seeing a miracle. Reporter: When we first brought you their story, Bob and his wife Shona were expecting their first child. But at five months into her pregnancy Shona's water broke, putting her at an extreme risk. My whole body just fell forward, just, like, in my hands. Reporter: Shona was put on strict bed rest and eventually hospitalized. With covid-19 visitor restrictions, she and her husband were separated for 12 difficult weeks. It was, it was just heartbreaking. Reporter: But Bob was determined to support his bride, bringing date nights to her about 40 times. Ordering dinner from their favorite restaurant, dropping off hers with security, and then taking his seat four stories below. We are all set up. Wonder baby and miracle mom. Reporter: Bringing handmade signs Shona can see from her hospital window. It's the power of positivity, and really trying to stay positive in such a scary situation. Reporter: And today -- Happy father's day. Reporter: That positivity paying off. He's in there sleeping. Reporter: A baby boy, forest, weighing in at four pounds, three ounces. And while he is premature, the baby is doing well. Doctors cautiously optimistic. A precious father's day three months in the making. He did everything he could to be my son and I need to do everything I can to be his father. And it's just the greatest gift. The greatest gift. A father's day to remember for sure. And a reminder, Martha Raddatz
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