Jamelia gives birth to her FOURTH daughter: Singer welcomes a girl after having an emergency C-section ‘scary and incredibly traumatic’
Jamelia has given birth to her fourth child after undergoing a “frightening and incredibly traumatic” emergency C-section.
The 41-year-old singer has two daughters, Teja, 21, and Tiani, 17, from previous relationships and True, four, with her husband, whom she married in 2017 but has never revealed his identity.
After experiencing pregnancy in her teens, in her 20s, 30s and now 40s, she called having her four daughters “the most incredible gift” that allowed her to “learn at different stages of my life.”
Congratulations: Jamelia has given birth to her fourth daughter after undergoing a ‘frightening and incredibly traumatic’ emergency C-section
However, the birth was not easy at all, as she said. HELLO! magazine that she needed an emergency C-section at 36 weeks after her water broke four weeks earlier.
She explained: ‘It was so scary. I felt like I was in labor for a month, but the main goal was to keep the baby as long as possible. I just had to hold on.
Although he assumed the procedure would be ‘simple’, he revealed: ‘I found it incredibly traumatic. And then you’re recovering from major surgery while caring for a newborn.
Adorable: The 41-year-old singer has two daughters, Teja, 21, and Tiani, 17, from previous relationships and True, four, with her husband, whom she married in 2017 but has never revealed his identity
She had her teenage daughter Tiani by her side, after the young woman tossed a coin with her older sister Teja to see who would accompany her mother in childbirth.
Jamelia revealed that her husband stayed home to take care of their youngest daughter, because “as selfish as it sounds, I wanted to share this experience with my daughters.” Watching someone give birth should also be a good contraceptive.
Composer and television presenter Jamelia gave birth to her first daughter Teja in 2001 with her ex-partner Terry Wallen.
She later married Darren Byfield with whom she welcomed Tiani in 2005 before the couple divorced in 2009.
Available Now: Read the full story on HELLO! This week. magazine
Jamelia was revealed to have welcomed a third child, True, in 2017, but the father’s identity remains a mystery.
Jamelia shared the news of her pregnancy in August with a sweet snap showing off her burgeoning baby bump as she posed with her three daughters.
She wrote in the caption of her pregnancy announcement: ‘Swipe for a surprise. I wasn’t sure how to ‘advertise’ lol…but thought I’d share the one time in the last few months that I’ve looked like Smaddy Madda (someone’s mom).
‘The excitement on our faces is real, but the fighting has been too (I’m sure I’ll let you know when it’s ready).
‘Keep us all in your prayers, we are so excited and feel so blessed!’
Read the full story at HELLO! This week. magazine, available now.
Snapping: Jamelia shared the news of her pregnancy in August with a sweet snap showing off her burgeoning baby bump as she posed with her three daughters