The terrible story behind the viral photograph of a mother resting in a crib with her newborn kid will move you to tears.

This beautiful snapshot of a mother and baby has a heartbreaking story behind it, and it quickly went viral after it was shared on social media. The mother explained why her husband spotted her sleeping beside her baby in the cot.

When Dayna Mager, 29, of Michigan, uploaded the sweet photos of herself and her child, Luella, in her crib, it soon went viral. Matt, Dayna’s husband, had returned home from night worship and found them together. He then took a photograph.