Brianne Delcourt’s 'panic' as 'blood splattered in my face' in dramatic birth

5/30/2022 3:04:00 PM

#DancingOnIce couple Brianne Delcourt and Kevin Kilbane open up on 'gruesome' caesarean

DancingOnIce couple Brianne Delcourt and Kevin Kilbane open up on 'gruesome' caesarean

EXCLUSIVE: Dancing On Ice couple Brianne Delcourt and Kevin Kilbane open up on Brianne's dramatic C-section to welcome their newborn daughter, who struggled with her breathing after birth

Dancing On Ice couple Brianne Delcourt and Kevin Kilbane have opened up about their newborn daughter’s arrival into the world.The last time we spoke to former Dancing On Ice professional skater Brianne Delcourt and former footballer Kevin Kilbane, the couple were recovering from a stressful few weeks after Brianne had haemorrhaged in the early stages of her third pregnancy.'s Brianne Delcourt and Kevin Kilbane welcome second baby daughter Keavy wasn't always the plan, however, with Kevin explaining that he wanted to give his daughter an"Irish name with an Irish spelling".By 18:33, Sun, May 29, 2022 | UPDATED: 18:33, Sun, May 29, 2022 Link copied High blood pressure: Lifestyle changes to reduce dangers Sign up for health tips to live a long and happy life SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you.

The pair welcomed Keavy Anne into the world at the end of April via C-section, but the procedure didn’t go exactly to plan.Speaking exclusively to OK!, Brianne shared how her third caesarean took far longer than her previous procedures and she and her husband ended up with “blood spattered” in their faces.Here, the couple introduce their adorable daughter and tell all on her dramatic arrival.She explained: “With the other two girls it was a 30-minute procedure and then I could hear a cry, but with Keavy it was way over an hour."We'd been pretty much settled on Emily Ava for more or less six months of the pregnancy and then after the ultrasound, when we got the little still shot, Bri said she was feeling Keavy a lot more."I had a really bad feeling.s.My obstetrician kept saying, ‘It’s fine, she just doesn’t want to come out!’ Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter.If alcohol sends the complexion crimson, it could be pointing to a condition, according to research.

“And then after an hour and 20 minutes, the doctor was like, ‘You’re going to feel a lot of pressure because we’ve got to get her out now'," Brianne continued.Chatting to us from their home in Canada, Brianne – who is also mum to five-year-old Gracie and 15-month-old Olivia – tells us that adjusting to a new addition has been hard.You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.“And then there was this pop.This is quite gruesome but blood had spattered right in our faces and she came out but then we didn’t hear a thing.“When you only have two of you and there are two babies who are only 14 months apart and then obviously Gracie, who’s five – there’s going to be no schedule.” The 41 year old professional ice skater went on to describe how she was left panicking after not hearing her newborn cry, and sent former footballer Kevin to investigate what was going on.“I’m panicking at this stage and saying to Kevin, ‘OK, talk to me.” New baby joy aside, Brianne opens up about the stress she went through towards the end of her pregnancy, when she was diagnosed with gestational diabetes.READ MORE: High blood pressure: Flushing in the face after drinking could be a sign of hypertension (Image: Getty ) The first and second groups consisted of drinkers who had a flushed-faced reaction and non-drinkers who had a flush-faced reaction respectively.

What’s going on?’” says Brianne.“I said to him to just get up and make sure she’s OK, so he got up – and he didn’t tell me this until after – but there were tubes down her throat as she wasn’t breathing properly.“It was probably at 22 weeks I was told.“And then literally five minutes after that I heard the first cry.It was the most emotional…I could still cry now thinking about it.I had to prick myself four times a day with a needle to make sure my bloods were OK."Both Kevin and I just started bawling.

It was the cutest little cry – and then they brought her over and she was just beautiful.“I actually lost a bit of weight at the end of my pregnancy, which isn’t always good,” she says.” Kevin, 45, tells us that he felt “helpless” as he watched his wife go through the ordeal.He says: “It’s not really been fully explained to us what happened and the unknown is what makes it worse.“It was horrible but it all faded away, so thank goodness.There were a couple of complications that could have been a lot worse.Become an OK! VIP and see all our exclusives - for free! Become an OK! VIP and you will unlock access to all of our big exclusives.Brianne says, “They found something in Keavy’s abdominal wall in the ultrasound – kind of like a structural thing.

.."So we had the diabetes, the pricking, the stomach issue and then obviously the haemorrhage at the start.Be the first to meet the latest showbiz babies, see the most sought after wedding pictures of the year, or take a guided tour around your favourite star's lavish multi-million pound home - all for free! Sign up here “I was very emotional because I was beside Bri the whole time throughout the surgery and you know what she’s going through.No matter what sort of painkillers or meds she was on, I could just see the uncomfortable faces she’s pulling and it’s just total admiration for her that I feel.And that abdominal issue faded away as well.” Former Everton player Kevin – who is a football pundit on Canadian network TSN –also went on to describe his anguish at seeing their daughter struggling.

“It was just awful to see, when you look at a helpless baby lying on the table with an oxygen mask and a tube down her throat to try to clear her throat and her chest,” he says.It’s gone.Read Brianne and Kevin's full interview – and see all the pictures from their beautiful OK! shoot – here.For more baby exclusives, sign up to OK!'s daily celebrity newsletter.“Kevin came in and all of a sudden I started to get really sweaty and started to see stars and I looked at the doctor and said, ‘I’m going to pass out here..

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