'Good Bones’ Star Mina Starsiak Hawk's 11-Month-Old Son Just Had an Operation

“Hardest mom moment yet!"

  • Mina Starsiak Hawk and her husband Steve Hawk welcomed their son, Jack, in August 2018.
  • The Good Bones star recently revealed Jack had a "routine operation."
  • The 31-year-old also opened up about the "mom guilt" she's experiencing while he recovers.

    Mina Starsiak Hawk is facing her most challenging moment of motherhood yet.

    The Good Bones star gave birth to her and husband Steve Hawk’s first child, a boy named Jack, in August 2018. The two have posted many sweet photos with their little one throughout the following months, but Mina recently opened up about a not-so-happy moment: A small surgery her baby had to undergo—and the “mom guilt” she felt shortly after.

    “Hardest mom moment yet! Waiting in a hospital, even for what is a routine operation, is just terrible,” she wrote on Instagram in July. “This guy has been a trooper not being able to eat since dinner last night, still smiling and happy!”

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    Hardest mom moment yet! Waiting in a hospital, even for what is a routine operation, is just terrible. This guy has been a trooper not being able to eat since dinner last night, still smiling and happy! He has an undescended testicle so needs it put where it goes to eliminate future complications. He’ll be out soon, fingers crossed, and I’ll post a happy after pic 🙌🏼 #mynugget

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    As for why little Jack had to visit his doctor, Mina explained that he had “an undescended testicle so needs it put where it goes to eliminate further complications.”

    Steve shared a similar post on social media, writing, “My little guy had a small surgery today but as any parent knows there’s no such thing as a small surgery.”

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    My little guy had a small surgery today but as any parent knows there’s no such thing as a small surgery. He’s doing great. Been taking a nap on me which is the best.

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    Fortunately, the procedure went well. Mina, however, experienced another emotional moment shortly after.

    “Little man is home in one piece!” she updated fans. “Unfortunately I am not with my boys. Having to leave town for work this time was one of my toughest mom guilt moments so far in Jacks 11 months.”

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    Little man is home in one piece! Unfortunately I am not with my boys. Having to leave town for work this time was one of my toughest mom guilt moments so far in Jacks 11 months. I cried, a lot. Something I rarely do. But I’m super lucky to have @srhawk2003 at home holding down the fort and making sure Jack has all the snuggles. This Thursday night red eye home can’t come soon enough 🙌🏼

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    She continued, “I cried, a lot. Something I rarely do. But I’m super lucky to have [Steve] at home holding down the fort and making sure Jack has all the snuggles. This Thursday night red eye home can’t come soon enough.”

    Her understanding followers responded with positive messages of “You got this mama” and “Hang in there Mina.” And one person sent out these words of support, which we fully stand by.

    “Don’t be too hard on yourself. Baby Jack will grow up seeing what a kick-a** mom he has! And luckily he has what looks like an amazing dad who, while moms off taking of the world, can snuggle him up when he’s not feeling good.” 💪

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