Amy Schumer's 'emotional' tribute to husband on son's second birthday: 'Never felt alone'

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Amy Schumer's son Gene is two! 

The comedian posted a heartfelt tribute to her son on his birthday, while also praising her husband, Chris Fischer, and reflecting on his autism diagnosis. 

"Today is our son's birthday and I woke up emotional as hell thinking about my husband, Chris," the actress wrote, alongside a couple of throwback photos.

"In this first photo while I was having a three hour c-section he held my hand and stared in my eyes so I never felt alone."

"He takes care of our family and is a husband and father beyond my wildest dreams," Schumer continued adding she feels "loved and supported always."


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"Also he has autism spectrum disorder," the 39-year-old said. "Being tested and diagnosed has helped us communicate and support each other better."

Schumer added that many people reached out to her after watching her three-part documentary Expecting Amy, which followed her complicated pregnancy with Gene, telling her it motivated them to tested and it "changed their lives."

"We want to encourage parents and people to give themselves the gift of information so people can function to the best of their abilities and remove any stigma that comes with autism," she wrote.


"Statistically our son most likely will be diagnosed as well and if he's anything like his father that is wonderful news."

"So on our babies birthday where he held my hand tight and held me with his eyes I want to say I love you thank you and happy birthday little geenie panini," Schumer concluded her post. "We love you as much as you love school busses."

The Trainwreck actress has been open about her struggles with fertility, as well candidly alking about post pregnancy and raising Gene.

In the past the star has spoken about undergoing IVF treatment, explaining it was extremely difficult on her and resulted in her decision not have any more children.

We did IVF and IVF was really tough on me," Schumer, 39, said in an interview on Sunday Today with Willie Geist. "I don't think I could ever do IVF again."

"I decided that I can't be pregnant ever again," she continued.  "We thought about a surrogate. but I think we're going to hold off for right now