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27-year old reveals she didn't know she was pregnant until she gave birth to her son

A woman has revealed how she didn't know she was pregnant until she was giving birth to her baby boy on the kitchen floor. Throughout her pregnancy Claire Wiseman, 27, from Oxford, was able to slip into her size 10 clothes, continued to bleed every month, had no bump and had been on the Pill while having sex with her boyfriend Ben Honey, 24.
It wasn't until she was doubled over with what she thought were period cramps in April 2018 that her mother asked if she could be pregnant. 'I told her that there was absolutely no way. I was on the Pill and had been having periods,' Claire, who is also mother to daughter Millie, recalled. 'But as I put my hand between my legs, I felt a head. I was in so much shock.
'Suddenly, Mum was screaming hysterically for me to push. Minutes later, I pushed a baby out of me and Mum said it was a boy. It was all so surreal.' Baby Finlay, now two, was born weighing 7lbs 11oz on the kitchen floor before mother and daughter were taken to John Radcliffe Hospital where they were joined by Ben.
Claire, then 25, and Finlay were both given a clean bill of health. Claire, who owns her own hair accessories company, and Ben met at the pub where they both work in 2016 and became a couple the following June.
As they both lived with their parents, they took turns visiting each other's homes in Oxford. Every weekend they enjoyed nights out with their friends.For Claire's 25th birthday in April 2018, she organised a crazy golf night with her friends and family.
She said: 'I wore a tight top, fitted jeans and heels. I was lucky to be a size 10 and that my figure had quickly bounced back after having Millie. 'That night, I drank several glasses of white wine and passion fruit martinis and had an amazing time. Days later, on my birthday, Ben and I had loads of wine at a fancy restaurant.'
Four days later, Claire woke up with stomach pains.She continued: 'I had to pick up Millie from her dad's, so I took a paracetamol and went to get her.'After I got home, I put Millie down for a nap and the pains got even worse. I thought it must've been period pains. I had to go and lay down.'But 20 minutes later, Claire woke up in agony.
Worried, she phoned her mother, Angie Southam, 57, a store manager. When she arrived home, Claire was sat on the toilet, doubled over in pain. Claire said: 'I kept feeling this need to push but didn't understand why. Mum immediately called 999 and the operator said an ambulance was on the way. 'After a few minutes, I told Mum I needed to lay down, so she put some cushions on the kitchen floor and I laid on top of them... 'Suddenly, Mum was screaming hysterically for me to push. Minutes later, I pushed a baby out of me and Mum said it was a boy. It was all so surreal.'
Five minutes later paramedics arrived and took mother and baby to hospital. 'Paramedics kept asking me to feed him but I refused. I couldn't accept that it was my baby. I was in shock,' she said. Once at the hospital, Claire still struggled to accept that she had just given birth.'I was on the Pill, had periods and a flat belly. So no symptoms at all,' she said. 'I'd also been out drinking with my friends at pubs and clubs once a week I couldn't understand how I'd carried a baby for nine months and had no idea. Thankfully, he was born healthy.'
At the same time Ben was at home, unaware that his girlfriend had just given birth to their baby. Claire continued: 'I didn't know how to break the news. Eventually I managed to text him and tell him. 'Ben called me and told me to stay positive and that everything was going to be okay. He then came to the hospital and when he saw me, we both burst into tears. 'I told Ben I hadn't laid eyes on our baby as I was too scared. I felt no attachment to our son. We deliberated for hours about adoption and other options.'Twelve hours later, Claire finally agreed to see her baby. She said: 'When I finally saw him, I fell in love. He was the sweetest little boy and all my worries went away.'Ben and I named him Finlay and we decided we could never let him go.' Now, Finlay is two years old.