Vanessa Lachey Celebrates Son Turning 10 Months Old After Sharing Heart-Wrenching Story on His Premature Birth

Little Phoenix Robert is flourishing up!

On Tuesday, Vanessa Lachey distinguished her baby child — who was innate in a premature, emergency-surgery delivery on Christmas Eve — branch 10 months old, posting an Instagram clip to applaud his large milestone.

“Ten months and true cold chillin!!!” a unapproachable mom captioned a video, that adorably uses a filter to supplement a span of shades to her son’s eyes.

“Haha! Phoenix Robert Lachey we adore EVERYTHING about you!” combined a 36-year-old.

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10 months and true cold chillin!!! Haha! Phoenix Robert Lachey we Love EVERYTHING about you!💙😎❤️

A post common by Vanessa Lachey (@vanessalachey) on Oct 25, 2017 during 3:48pm PDT

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The current Dancing with a Stars competitor previously non-stop up about a problems she and father Nick Lachey faced in carrying Phoenix. The couple’s third child was innate 10 weeks before his due date, after Vanessa’s H2O pennyless while she was on bed rest.

“I’ll never forget. She called me in a panic: ‘They’re holding me in for an puncture surgery. Get here as discerning as we can,’ ” removed 98 Degrees frontman Nick, 43, who combined that he had “never felt so helpless.”

“I was on a handling bed and we looked adult and we didn’t know a singular face and we remembered thinking I wish a baby’s fine and don’t worry about me. Just make him okay,” Vanessa explained to pro partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

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Even after a successful birth, Phoenix spent 6 weeks in a NICU. Nick was “petrified” during that time, he told PEOPLE after an part of DWTS earlier this month.

He combined that Vanessa spent some-more time during a baby’s side while he took caring of their dual other children: 2½-year-old daughter Brooklyn Elisabeth and son Camden John, 5.

“Our youngest wasn’t even aged adequate to go see him,” pronounced Nick. “And afterwards it’s scary, there’s beeps and alarms and this and that and tubes and it’s like we don’t wish to … it’s a tough thing. There’s only no dual ways about it.”

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Although a knowledge was “one of a hardest things” a integrate has left through, they feel it’s critical to share their story, however difficult.

“What I’ve found is so many people go by identical experiences,” emitted Nick. “There is strength in pity those stories.”