A woman who was nine-months-pregnant and didn’t know was stunned after giving birth in her bed after a night out.
Georgia Crowther had no idea that she was expecting a baby when she started suffering stomach cramps last Saturday, August 14.
The 20-year-old had mum been out for dinner with family, including partner of four years, Calvin Home, 27, and had gone to bed but woke up in excruciating pain at around 3am.
When she called for an ambulance, she says she was told that it would take six hours to arrive.
Georgia stayed in bed while Calvin went downstairs with their two-year-old daughter, Isla-Mae.
But when he nipped back upstairs to check on Georgia – she was sitting cradling a baby boy.
Georgia said: “Calvin was downstairs with our little girl and he thought I was asleep.
“When he came up I was on the floor and I had just had the baby.
“He was on the phone to the ambulance and was like ‘oh my God it’s a f****** baby.’
“I had been on the bed and I just felt like I really needed to push. I got on my hands and knees and was just biting on to the duvet.”
Calvin and Georgia’s baby son Vincent Home was born at 8.05am on Saturday morning.
Mum and baby were taken to Royal Oldham Hospital within 10 minutes of Georgia giving birth, where they remained for a number of days to ensure everything was ok.
Little Vincent was transferred to intensive care initially as he had an infection.
But luckily, the family were able to return to their home in Chadderton yesterday (August 21) and Isla-Mae could meet her unexpected baby brother for the first time.
Georgia said that up until last Friday night she had been feeling absolutely fine, and had no indication she could be pregnant.
“Since I had my girl I have struggled really badly with my weight and when I was going out I was feeling really bloated,” she said.
“I don’t get periods anyway because I have had the contraceptive injection.
“People actually used to tell me I looked pregnant and I would get really upset and then when the baby came out I was like wow maybe that is why.”
Vincent’s grandparents, Traci and George Crowther say they are “absolutely over the moon” with their new grandson – after getting over the initial shock.
“There was a lot of swearing when I told my family,” Georgia said. “There was a lot of shock. Everyone thought I was joking at first.”
The couple say their incredible friends and family have rallied round over the last week, to make sure they have all the clothes and supplies Vincent will need.
Close family friend, Kelly Boylan, even drove around Manchester with her three small children collecting and arranging baby donations.
“All our families have got together to help as we were not prepared at all,” Georgia said.
“We have been given so much stuff it’s incredible.
“I just can’t wait for Vincent to meet his little sister.”
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