The 38 year old told The Mirror that Vernon was so nervous and fidgety during her five hour labour with baby Amber Isabella she told him to go and watch the football.
His nerves subsided enough for him to make it back for the birth and cut the umbilical cord, though.
Tess also admitted she’s had a sweet tooth since Amber’s arrival. But that she wouldn’t be rushing back to the gym. “Perhaps in a few weeks I’ll consider some pilates,” she said. “I find leggings, long vest tops and maxi dresses teamed with a cardigan are all working well.”