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‘You’re in labour aren’t you?’: eventer welcomes baby son straight after show

An eventer who went into labour while attending a show has welcomed a healthy baby son, having made it to the hospital in the nick of time.

Cheshire-based Bonnie Fishburn had been at a show four miles from home with her husband Tom Hollins and miniature Shetland pony Mr Pegs on 20 September – a week before Bonnie’s due date.

“I woke up after midnight and it felt like I was having contractions 20 minutes apart. I had been having Braxton Hicks [false labour pains] earlier in the week so I put it down to the same thing and thought it was a false alarm,” Bonnie told H&H.

“At 6am I got up and bathed Mr Pegs for the show, didn’t tell Tom or my mum Lynn what had happened and we carried on to the show.”

Bonnie said as the morning progressed, the intervals between contractions became shorter.

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Pregnant woman struggling with PTSD after miscarrying urges review of early labour restrictions

An expectant mother rallying after the trauma of miscarrying said she “feels forgotten about” after she was told her wife could not support her through the birth of their first child.

Chairis Grant-Hickey, a 38-year-old education officer, lost her first child conceived through fertility treatment, and has struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and panic attacks since.

PTSD and pregnancy

The woman, who lives in South East London, experienced a miscarriage in October 2019. She fell pregnant for the second time in January.

“I had a missed miscarriage, meaning that I lost my first child at six weeks, but we didn’t find out until the nine week scan,” she said. “After the miscarriage I didn’t expect this level of anxiety. Every time I walk into a hospital, the memories of what happened just came flooding back,” she said. “I’ve still struggled with

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Chloe Goodman battles contractions and sings while on gas and air in candid videos from her labour

Chloe Goodman has shared three candid videos from her labour with daughter Isla.

Taking to Instagram on Friday, the reality star, 27, posted three videos featuring the early stages of labour at home, her struggle as the contractions increased and her singing while inhaling gas and air.   

Revealing she been in labour for 16 hours before welcoming Isla, now three months, with fiance Grant Hall, she said: ‘This is my labour story

Emotional: Chloe Goodman has shared three candid videos from her labour with daughter Isla

‘My waters broke at 4am with no signs of contractions, I went back to sleep and decided it was best to go to hospital in the morning and double check it was my waters and I hadn’t just wet myself.

‘The hospital confirmed it was my waters and there was still no sign of contractions so they booked me in to be induced for

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