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Watch: Beautiful moment baby sees mum for first time

This is so wonderful.
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The moment a young baby managed to see his mum clearly for the first time has been captured on camera – and it’s got us welling up.

Smiling with delight as he looks at his mum’s face, baby Leopold is the absolute picture of happiness in this clip.

Suffering from a rare form of albinism, Leo’s condition affects the colour of his skin and hair – and also his ability to see properly.

After getting fitted with a special pair of specs however, little Leo is able to see perfectly.

Giggling away in the clip, it’s clear that Leo is super stoked with his new vision.

The NHS describe the sight condition that Leo suffers as oculocutaneous albinism, meaning he’s missing pigmentation from his irises.

Problems arising from this include impaired vision and sensitivity to light.

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