Millie Radford, 19, describes traumatic birth as she shares first photos of newborn baby


Millie Radford has revealed details of her traumatic labor before uploading adorable snaps of her newborn baby girl.The 19-year-old was rushed to the theater due to complications during childbirth, later describing how her cute little pooch went out “kickboxing” with her fists raised.

Ophelia Jo Radford – the latest addition to Britain’s largest family, who lives in a former retirement home in Morecambe, Lancashire – was born at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday.

In an Instagram post, the teen mum said her daughter weighs 7lb 12oz, alongside a cute photo.

In a video posted to YouTube, Millie’s mother Sue Radford, who has 22 children of her own, said her daughter had done “brilliantly” during the difficult birth.

New mom shared adorable snaps of her daughter Ophelia

“Millie was successful with gas and air. She got to six centimeters, and you did it brilliantly, didn’t you, ”said Sue, 45.

“I can’t believe you got to six centimeters, and she was born five hours later.” “

The Radfords – Britain’s largest family – live in a 10-bedroom house in Morecambe

Before Ophelia was weighed in, mom and grandma took turns guessing what she might be, with Sue only an ounce with 7 lbs 13 ounces.

She said her granddaughter was tiny but had “massive feet,” adding that the baby was not in an ideal position when she came out, with Millie suggesting that’s probably why the birth took so long. time.

Sue said her daughter suffered a ‘tear in high school’ and remained caring for Ophelia while the new mom was in the theater for about two hours, but was doing ‘really well’ since.

Sue and Noel Radford are the parents of 22 children

However, because Millie “turned the temperature up and Ophelia pooped inside Millie right before she was born,” the doctors wanted to keep her for 24 hours to check that she didn’t have any. infection.

Millie uploaded three photos of Ophelia in a range of outfits, including a Peter Rabbit bib.

Later in the video, Millie is seen walking home where the rest of the Radford clan have baked a cake and can’t wait to meet the little baby.

Papa Noel jokes his wife Sue “can we have one” while the family take turns holding the newborn baby.

Ophelia was born four days after her due date and just months after the 22nd birthday of little Heidie, Sue, who arrived during the coronavirus lockdown in April.

In addition to 22 children, Sue and Noel now have four grandchildren.


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