Clare Callaghan and Pippa
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Liverpool woman describes delivering own baby at home

A Liverpool woman has described the moment she delivered her baby daughter at home on her own when she went into labour two weeks early.

Clare Callaghan, 33, from Fazakerly, had gone for a lie down on the living room sofa when she felt the contractions start on Friday morning.

Unable to contact her family or friends, she called for an ambulance and was talked through the birth on the phone.

Pippa, her third child, was born safe and well, weighing 5lbs 4oz (2.4kg).

  • 19 Dec 2011