Baby Jessie O'Riordan
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Woman delivers own baby at 27 weeks

Doctors have described the premature birth as "a miracle" after a woman delivered her own baby at 27 weeks.

Doctors have taken the rare step of describing the premature birth of a baby as "a miracle" after a woman delivered her own daughter at 27 weeks.

Amy O'Riordan went into labour at home, with baby Jessie arriving before paramedics could help.

The infant was born without a heartbeat, but was saved by some quick thinking by her mother.

Sharon Barbour reports.

  • 01 Mar
  • From the section Health