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This father found a unique way to cheer himself and his wife up while their infant son was in the hospital over Halloween.

Eric Hart, who makes props for a living, made his baby, Collier, a tiny Iron Man costume, according the YouTube video below.

Hart says he wanted the costume to help his child — who’s been hospitalized since his birth in July — feel brave.

I came up with Iron Man because he’s been hooked up to all those machines and wires,” Hart told NBC Today, “and that’s similar to what Iron Man went through.”

Watch the whole, adorable video below:

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