Heartwarming moment baby sees parents clearly for first time
Here’s looking at you, mum! Parents capture on film joyous moment baby with weak eyesight is given her first pair of glasses
Mother Jessica Sinclair, 26, from Cincinnati, posted heartwarming video
Baby Piper, who has weak eyesight, tries on glasses for the first time
Her smiling reaction has clocked up 12,179,240 views on Facebook
By Maybelle Morgan For Mailonline
Published: 11:30 GMT, 12 July 2015 | Updated: 11:33 GMT, 13 July 2015
A delighted mother has captured the moment that her baby daughter could see clearly for the first time after being given a pair of glasses.
The footage shows Piper Verdusco as her parents struggle to put on her new spectacles and then the obvious difference they make to the youngster’s vision.
Mother-of-two Jessica Sinclair, 26, from Cincinnati, Ohio, posted the video of her daughter, who has weak eyesight, on Facebook along with the caption: ‘Picked up her glasses. Went out to eat and put them on her. Her reaction melts my heart.’
The 30-second video, which has been viewed a staggering 12,179,340 times, sees baby Piper sat in American diner Flipdaddy’s, with parents Jessica and Andrew Verdusco.
Piper is seen absent-mindedly playing with a coaster in a high-chair while her mother attempts to fit her with the pink-rimmed glasses.
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The pair of spectacles feature a stretchy cloth band to keep them securely on, and as they are placed onto Piper’s head, she is seen struggling, adamantly trying to take them off.
Wriggling and even flailing her arms, the baby girl lets up at one point, just as mother Jessica is able to slip the glasses on.
Jessica asks: ‘Hi Piper! How are you?’
Able to see clearly for the first time in her life, Piper pauses momentarily, gazing awe-struck at her mother, before bursting into a grin and staring with her mouth agape.
Her overjoyed expression prompts her mother to question: ‘Hi, can you see? Can you see?’
All this while, Piper is staring at her mother with an amazed expression on her face.
At this point, father Andrew attracts Piper’s attention, saying: ‘Piper, hi!’
The young baby girl, looks over at her father, and smiles instantly.
She continues to look back and forth ecstatically at her parents, who laugh at her reaction.
The video has tugged on the heartstrings of many viewers, with one commenting: ‘Cutie! Precious reaction and moment…’
Emotional mother Jessica responded, saying: ‘Thank you! I was tearing up too. Just so happy for her.’
The clip has also been shared on Facebook 189,836 times in the past week.