Twenty-eight-year-old Claire Clarke-Wood of Britain has plenty of experience delivering babies, but this week marked a first for the new mom when she went into labor three weeks early and delivered her own baby.
Clair had finished a thirteen-hour shift at a London hospital just a few hours earlier when she went into labor and did not have time to return back to work.
Using a makeup mirror for a clear view, the new mom laid down on her bathroom floor and guided the baby out on her own.
Speaking to the BBC Clarke-Wood said
“I got to the point where contractions were very close together and thought I’d check to see what stage I was at, and lo and behold the baby was coming. I never thought I’d be that far gone.”
She then claims she went on “autopilot” once realizing the baby was on the way.
When her husband arrived home, Clair said:
“I was clearing up towels and making cups of tea.”
Midwife delivers own baby using mirror: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-16361176
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