UK mum gives birth to surprise daughter FOUR hours after dinner and drinks with friends

A woman went into labour with a surprise baby - after she started having contractions on a cocktail night out with the girls. Lavinia Stanton, 23, experienced "the shock of her life" after welcoming little Willow into the world last month. The mum-of-one left the restaurant at 10pm after experiencing cramps - which she later found out were contractions - and decided to visit her mum's house nearby. Hairdresser mum Amanda Hardcastle, 42, waited an hour before calling 111 and was told by the caller to pop to hospital if her daughter's pain continued to get worse. The pair visited her local A&E at 2am where she was asked to do a urine sample and within minutes doctors confirmed she was in labour. A shocked Lavinia was rushed to the labour ward with baby Willow born via c-section weighing 6lb 1oz at 8:54am. Just ten hours earlier the support worker had been enjoying Pornstar Martinis on a night out with her two close friends completely unaware she was eight-and-a-half months pregnant. She said she had periods throughout the hidden pregnancy and had two negative pregnancy tests just weeks before her surprise bundle of joy arrived. Both she and electrician Cameron Wroot, 25, have spent the past few weeks getting their head around being first-time parents. Lavinia, from Halifax, west Yorks, who thought the few extra pounds she had put on was just "lockdown weight", said: "I'm still in shock. "A few weeks have passed now and I'm slowly getting into the swing of things. "Sure I put on a bit of weight recently but thought that was just lockdown weight like everyone else. "I went out to see my friends for dinner and a few drinks. With everything opening it was just seemed like a normal night. "During dinner I had what felt like cramp and I made a comment to my friends. "When we were leaving it was a really bad pain so I visited my mum's to have a lie down. "She said to leave it an hour before calling 111 to see if the pain passed but it was really quite painful. "Even when my mum was calling 111 she even said 'it's like she's having contractions' but that was just a passing comment. "The 111 caller couldn't really diagnose it and suggested going to A&E if the pain didn't go away. "When I got there I thought they would say I had appendicitis or had some sort of infection. "The doctors saw the pain I was in and looking back I think they sort of knew. "I did a urine test and then they came back telling me I was being moved to a different ward and that I was in labour. "I think I was just silent and then came out with 'Are you joking?' This video was filmed within August 2021.

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