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VIDEO: Deployed father watches baby’s birth via FaceTime

VIDEO: Deployed father watches baby’s birth via FaceTime


PREPORTER: DOUG AND SHELLY PMARIAH VAUGHAN WENT INTO LABOR PIN RIO RANCHO, DECEMBER 16 PAROUND 1 AM PBUT HER MARINE HUSBAND WAS IN PJAPAN. PUSING FACETIME, THEY WERE BOTH PABLE TO WELCOME THEIR BABY BOY PINTO THE WORLD. PTHE VAUGHANS ARE SEPARATED BY POCEAN, BUT THEY DO WHAT MANY PMILITARY FAMILIES DO. PTHEY IMPROVISE. P>>IT REALLY FELT LIKE HE WAS PTHERE THE WHOLE TIME. PREPORTER: MARIAH VAUGHAN WENT PINTO LABOR DECEMBER 16. PHER HUSBAND, MARTIN, STATIONED PIN JAPAN WAS THERE FOR THE 31 PHOUR LABOR AND BIRTH, VIA PFACETIME. PTHE RIO RANCHO COUPLE OVERJOYED PONCE MARTIN MARTY EARL VAUGHN PTHE 4TH. PFINALLY ARRIVED. P>>IT WAS REALLY EMOTIONAL. PI REMEMBER THERE WAS A TIME WHEN PMY MOM PUT THE PHONE. PIN FRONT OF ME AND JUST, I PLOOKED AT HIM AND I STARTED PCRYING, AND HE STARTED CRYING. PREPORTER: THIS IS THE HIGH PSCHOOL SWEETHEARTS’ FIRST BABY. PUSING A PHONE WASN’T IDEAL PMARIAH SAYS IT WAS LIKE ALL 3 OF PTHEM WERE IN THAT HOSPITAL ROOM, PTOGETHER. P>>THEY BROUGHT HIM UP ON MY PCHEST AND MY DOULA PHAD THE PHONE RIGHT ON US. PREPORTER: LITTLE MARTY GOT HIT PFIRST LOOK AT DAD AND HIS FIRST PSMELL OF HIM, TOO. P>>I HAVE A SHIRT THAT I MADE MY PHUSBAND WEAR BEFORE HE LEFT AND PI DRAPED IT OVER MY SHOULDER SO PHE COULD SEE, OR, SMELL HIM. PREPORTER: MARTY HAS A FULL HEAD POF HAIR AND IS DOING WELL AT PHOME. PWELL HE IS A NEWBORN. P>>HE’S SLEEPING A LOT BUT HE PSTILL DOESN’T KNOW THE PDIFFERENCE BETWEEN DAY AND PNIGHT. PREPORTER: THE FAMILY STILL PCONNECTING THROUGH FACETIME PDAILY PBUT THIS SPRING DAD WILL BE ABLE PTO LOOK INTO HIS BABY’S EYES AND PDO SOMETHING HE HASN’T BEEN ABLE PTO DO YET HOLD HIS SON. PI WAS ABLE TO TEXT WITH THE DAD, PMARTIN TODAY. PHE SAID WHEN IT WAS TIME FOR PLITTLE MARTY TO ARRIVE, IT WAS PYE WATERING. PHE SAID SEEING MARIAH INSTANTLY PHOLD HIM CLOSE TO HER AND SEE


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