This ghost baby scared the sheet out of this mom

Mom's photo goes viral

(Credit: Maritza Elizabeth)
(Credit: Maritza Elizabeth)

A mom in Illinois recently freaked out over what she saw on her son’s crib monitor -- and rightfully so. 

Maritza Elizabeth's photos on Facebook went viral when she recounted the story where she saw a “ghost baby” in bed with her son when looking at his monitor. 

The photo shows what looks like a baby in the crib with her toddler. 

The mom said she “even tried creeping in there with a flashlight while my son was sleeping” to try to see the "ghost baby."

It turns out her husband forgot to put the mattress protector back on when he changed the sheets and the sticker on the mattress was showing through the crib sheet in the night. 

(Credit: Maritza Elizabeth)

While it’s a laughing matter now, the mom can rest easy that there is in fact not a “ghost baby” living in her son’s room. 

So last night I was positive there was a ghost baby in the bed with my son. I was so freaked out, I barely slept. I even...

Posted by Maritza Elizabeth on Friday, October 18, 2019

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Stacy is a Social Media Producer for and has been with News 6 since 2018. She graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in advertising and a Masters in social media/mass communications.