New mum Natalie Cassidy shares her ‘sore’ labour experience

Former EastEnders actress admits she was upset about having a caesarean, how she’s feeling rough post-labour and announces her baby daughter’s name!

After news broke yesterday that actress Natalie Cassidy had given birth to a baby girl, the 27-year-old new mum has now revealed she’s calling her baby Eliza Beatrice.

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Talking to OK! magazine, the former EastEnders star explained she had to have a caesarean – much to her dismay! “We were planning a natural birth. At one point I was even thinking of having a home birth, so I was really upset when I realised it was going to be a caesarean,” revealed Natalie. “I was sobbing my heart out. I know it sounds ridiculous, but it just seemed like such a ‘celebrity’ thing to do.”

Natalie, who gave birth last Tuesday, also admitted that she is still feeling the effects of the labour – warts and all! “I’ve got ulcers in my mouth, I’m sore from the operation, my boobs hurt from breastfeeding and I’m constipated… but I’m so happy!” Natalie shared.

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However, despite her upset and post-labour health niggles, the new mum couldn’t be happier. “We’re amazing! Were on cloud nine. We keep crying all the time. I can’t believe she’s ours, she’s so beautiful,” Natalie gushed.

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