Yovany looked overjoyed while holding his little one in his arms.
Yovany, who already has another son named Joshua with his late wife Marlen, was surrounded by family as he held his miracle baby in his arms on Sunday, May 19. His family shared photos of the moment on Monday on Facebook, writing: "Thank you for your prayers He opened his eye for us!! We're praying for a miracle."
The family shared more photos of the baby.
In this photo shared by Cecilia Garcia, the baby boy's eyes are open. People who have been following the heart-wrenching story flooded the comments section with messages of support and prayers.
Yovany shared a heartfelt message thanking everyone for their support in helping care for his children.
Yovany and his family have set up a GoFundMe account to help him take care of his children in the future. They have set up a goal of $50,000, and at the time of publication they had already received more than $38,000 in donations.
"I am very grateful for the help that is being provided. With all my heart I keep asking for your help. Pray as My Son Yovanny Jadiel Recovers," he wrote. "This help that you all are giving me will be for the future of my children. Thank you, my children will forever be grateful... God bless you."