Bathroom labour story - I gave birth in the loo - Little Lullaby
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Bathroom labour story – I gave birth in the loo

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Little Lullaby

Maria gave birth to her daughter in an unexpected place. She told us her bathroom labour story. 

Highlights from Maria’s vlog about her bathroom labour story:

‘I was so looking forward to giving birth in a pool…’

Read Maria’s story

My name’s Maria, I have a daughter and she is one, her name is Arianna. When I had her I was 20 years old.

My birth experience, nothing went as planned, I was two days overdue. I was so looking forward to giving birth in a pool but they predicted that maybe the baby would have made her way out around 10 but she decided to come out earlier. So then I remember telling my mum that I needed a toilet, so then when I got to the toilet I realised that the baby’s head was already out. So then I think that by the time my mum, no actually my partner, went to reception to get my midwife. By the time she came I was already on the floor pushing the baby out, so what she did was grab some towels and that was it, three minutes. It was really quick.

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