Woman finds out she is pregnant just hours after her tradie husband dies from a heart attack
- Lauren Gook and husband Matt from Geelong in Victoria were trying for a family
- Mr Gook unfortunately suffered a sudden heart attack, which killed him
- His wife found out she was pregnant a few hours after his tragic death
- Ms Gook has since given birth to an adorable baby boy, Albert Matthew Collin
A woman found out she was expecting a baby just hours after her husband tragically died from a heart attack.
Lauren Gook and her husband Matt were trying to start a family while renovating their home in Geelong, Victoria.
But Mr Gook suffered a fatal heart attack just hours before his wife found out she was expecting their first child.
The pair were renovating their Geelong home in Victoria, where they planned to start a family
‘It was really scary and overwhelming, and it was a lot for one day, that’s for sure,’ Ms Gook said
‘The timing is unbelievable. It’s both wonderful that I get to be a mum and that there gets to be a part of Matt in this world. But it’s also really sad that he doesn’t get to be there and he doesn’t get to experience this,’ she told A Current Affair.
‘It was really scary and overwhelming, and it was a lot for one day, that’s for sure.’
Left shattered over the loss of her husband, Ms Gook didn’t know what to do with the renovations of the house.
‘I’m by myself now, so I won’t be able to do that house and I won’t be able to follow those plans to build the house that Matt and I wanted.’
However, Ms Gook received help from the team at A Current Affair, Kinsman, HiPages, Taubmans Paints and BM Floors who all pitched in to complete the renovations.
Ms Gook has since given birth to an adorable baby boy, Albert Matthew Colin, and could not be any happier with the help she’s received.
‘I think Matt would be so thankful for people’s generosity. I have such a wonderful community and people backing me and looking after me and had lots of things donated and putting their time into our house and setting us up,’ she said.
Ms Gook has since given birth to an adorable baby boy, Albert Matthew Colin (pictured)