Beirut blast: The mother in labour during explosion
5 August 2020 Last updated at 18:54 BST
Emmanuelle was getting ready to give birth at St George's hospital in Beirut when an explosion rocked Lebanon's capital.
Her husband Edmond captured the terrifying ordeal on camera. He spoke to BBC World News about what happened.
Their son, George, arrived shortly after. Mum and baby are both doing well.