New mum’s reaction as she delivers HUGE baby at home

The midwives had an 'inkling' he might be on the big side, but weren't expecting this...

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When a woman named Natalie from the US gave birth to her little boy, birth photographer Laura Fifield caught the moment on camera perfectly.

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We reckon the look on the new mum’s face is the optimum mix of surprise (as she didn’t know she was having a son), relief that he’d arrived – and perhaps just a teensy bit of shock at his size, a whopping 11lb 2oz ?

Natalie gave birth at home with “no interventions, no internal exams, no complications” – according to Laura, who shared the pic on her Facebook page

It got loads of really positive comments, as you can imagine, with one mum saying:

“This photo is just the best!! I delivered a 9lb baby at home that the midwives thought might be over 10. We are powerful creatures! Big congrats to this beautiful family!!!” 

And another commented:

“I’m in love with this picture. And, Good Lord, that’s a big baby!!! Congrats, Mama. You did it!!”

Huge congrats indeed, Natalie – and we hope all’s well with you and your lovely new bundle of joy ?

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