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A New Father Wrote a Letter Describing the Feelings He Had While His Wife Gave Birth

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Giving birth is intense. There’s pain, a lot of bodily fluids, usually some colorful language, awe, shock, and yeah, plenty of things you can never unsee.

At the end of it, if you’re lucky, you’ve brought a healthy baby into the world, so most people forget the rest of it (in time).

Posted by Lauren Battle on Tuesday, December 24, 2019

This dad never will, though, because he’s written down every thought he had while his wife brought their child into the world.

He posted the tribute to his wife’s miraculous birth of their son on Facebook.

I honestly don’t know how she did it. The pain was so intense, so overwhelming, that even I felt it. Everyone in the…

Posted by William Trice Battle on Sunday, November 17, 2019

It’s a reminder of what a miracle life is, what we all sacrifice to bring it forth and nurture it as it grows, and how important it is that we commit to doing it together.

It reads, in part:

I honestly don’t know how she did it. The pain was so intense, so overwhelming, that even I felt it. Everyone in the room felt it. Yet she pulled through. Her pain was gruesome. Her struggle seemed almost unbearable. I found myself gritting my teeth when she did, tensing my entire body when her contractions hit, and shedding tears along with her. All while realizing that I was merely a passenger, never to truly understand the excruciating pain she was experiencing.

Posted by Lauren Battle on Tuesday, December 24, 2019

I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a little tear!