I had no idea I was pregnant until I gave birth – turns out my partner knew and didn't tell me | The Sun

WAKING up with stomach cramps, Emily Graham thought she was just constipated.

But the pain got continuously worse, leaving the 27-year-old feeling as though she needed to push something out.

Her fiancé Ash Green rang an ambulance, who arrived just in the nick of time to deliver their baby Isabelle Green on their bed.

While Emily said she had 'no idea' she was pregnant, partner Ash has now revealed he felt the baby kick two weeks before Emily gave birth, but didn't tell her, claiming he just thought she was 'twitching' in her sleep.

Emily was that clueless at the pregnancy that she even drank at her Christmas party.

She also jetted off to Orlando, Florida last summer, going on several rides – not knowing she would have been around six months pregnant.

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Emily was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition that affects how the ovaries work, around two years ago and told that she may never be able to conceive.

To add to the shock pregnancy, Emily says she had an en caul birth, where Isabelle was born still in her amniotic sac, a rare occurrence happening in less than 1 in 80,000 births.

Retail assistant Emily said she had no major symptoms of pregnancy,

Now Emily, who lives in Warrington, Cheshire, says her little girl Isabelle is a 'miracle'.

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Despite being thrust into motherhood unexpectedly, the Disney lover has taken to it like a duck to water and is over the moon with her new arrival, and hopes to have more kids in the future.

Emily said: "He said when we'd been in bed at night if he'd been hugging me and stuff he would feel kicks but he didn't want to mention it at the same time.

"I was like 'well you should have'.

"He didn't mention it because he thought that I was probably just twitching in my sleep and that he didn't feel it until about two weeks before. He was like 'now I wish I told you'."

"I thought that I was constipated but I was actually going into labour

Despite the massive surprise, the couple have been over the moon with the arrival of their baby girl.

Emily added: "I was told I may not be able to have children. We spoke about having them before and we were disappointed but thought if it happens great, but if not, we'll get on with it. But we're really happy now.

"We went to Florida in September on the rollercoasters and everything when I would have been about six months pregnant if she was full term.

"We love rollercoasters and are obsessed with Disney. We went on the Velocicoaster about three times, which is a massive one.

"I thought that I was constipated but I was actually going into labour. It felt like I needed to have a poo but obviously not, it was the contractions starting and they were coming like every ten minutes.

"I didn't know I was pregnant, which is rare, and she was delivered in the sac as well, which is really rare apparently."

Emily said the little girl was the 'shock of her life'.

She said that doctors believed her to be full-term and that Emily must have had high blood pressure during her pregnancy, which is why she was small and didn't have a bump.

Emily said: "I didn't really have any symptoms to be honest. I was throwing up at the start but it would pass in a few days and I just thought I'd eaten something dodgy.

"I didn't have a bump or feel any movements. I didn't have periods throughout my pregnancy but I can go months without one so just didn't even think to question it.

"I had heartburn towards the end, but that was about it. I just put that down to eating.

"I wasn't on any contraception because we were kind of trying at the same time and thought if it happens, it happens."

She added that she had gone up a few dress sizes, adding that she thought it might have just been due to her overindulging at Christmas.

"I work in retail and walk around all day, I was still working up until the night before.

"I drink but I'm not a big drinker, I just had a few drinks here and there. I had the work Christmas party just before she was born, and probably had quite a few to drink there to be honest.

"My fiance phoned our parents when we were in the ambulance. At first they were like 'oh congratulations, when's it due?'. And we said no, she's here now.

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"The first night in hospital I didn't know what to do and was worried, but it just kind of comes naturally I would say. After that first night I was fine.

"Now we've had Isabelle, I want another one. So fingers crossed we can have more children," Emily added.

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