Supermum Sue Radford says birth of baby number 22 was ‘strangest yet’ after going into labour during coronavirus crisis – The Sun
SUPERMUM Sue Radford has welcomed baby number 22 in what she has called the “strangest birth yet” amid the Covid-19 crisis.
Sue, 45, and husband Noel, 49, added a little girl weighing 7lb to their king-sized clan.
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The parents of Britain’s biggest family — who support themselves and run a bakery — are yet to settle on a name for their 11th lass.
Labour took ten hours. Sue’s fastest delivery was of daughter Bonnie, who arrived in just 12 minutes.
Of the labour, Sue said: “I was more scared than I had ever been going into hospital with everything going on with the virus.
“I was so worried that Noel wouldn’t be allowed to stay with me.
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“We have all been isolating and it seemed wrong to leave our safe bubble to go to a hospital
“But when I got there I felt safe straight away.
“It was the strangest birth yet but by the end of it I would say it was actually one of the best experiences I have had.
“We can’t settle on a name we all like, but we can't register her now anyway because of corona.”
Sue, who has spent more than 800 weeks of her life pregnant, has sworn this will be her last baby — but has said the same in the past.
Noel had a vasectomy after baby number nine, but had it reversed.
The couple had their first baby when Sue was just 14.
First-born Christopher is now 30 and has two children.
Eldest daughter Sophie, 26, has three kids.
The family’s latest arrival was born at Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
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And the new baby will go home to join siblings Chloe, 24, Jack, 22, Daniel, 21, Luke, 19, Millie, 18, Katie, 17, James, 16, Ellie, 15, Aimee, 14, Josh, 12, Max, 11, Tillie, nine, Oscar, eight, Casper, seven, Hallie, four, Phoebe, three, Archie two, and Bonnie, 17 months.
They live in a ten-bed former care home in Morecambe, Lancs.
Sue suffered the heartbreak of a stillbirth back in 2014 when she was 21 weeks pregnant.
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