Legally blind woman sees birth of her child

Legally Blind Woman Sees Birth Of Her Child
Legally Blind Woman Sees Birth Of Her Child

"Oh my gosh."
"This is so amazing."
"Oh my gosh."

This is the moment Kathy Beitz thought would never happen. A genetic condition caused her to lose almost all of her sight when she was 11.

She was declared legally blind but thanks to new technology the 29-year-old was able to see her newborn son.

"Look at his long toes. He's got Tony's toes. You know what? I think he has my nose. I think he looks like us."

In fact, it was the first time she had ever seen a baby.

The incredible moment was made possible by what's called eSight glasses. It captures images and real-time video and enhances it for people who don't have strong vision.

To learn more about Kathy's story and the eSight glasses, visit​

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