Woman gives birth in car after getting stuck in traffic on way to hospital - hear Demi’s story

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Watch as Demi, Daniel and Maria discuss the quick birth of baby Delilah.

A woman gave birth to her baby in the front seat of a car after getting stuck in traffic on the way to the hospital.

Demi Clark, 22, was 40 weeks pregnant when she began getting cramps and went into labour. Demi and her partner Daniel Moy, 32, along with Demi’s mum Maria Clark, 41, jumped in the car and rushed to Sunderland Royal Hospital. However, the family, from Whiteleas, South Shields, got stuck in traffic crossing Sunderland Bridge.

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Demi started to get contractions and felt the urge to push. She had no choice but to give birth in the front seat, with Maria helping her deliver from the back seat. Baby Delilah, Demi’s third child, was born weighing 7lbs 13oz.

The newborn was wrapped in a jacket until they arrived at the hospital by ambulance. Delilah spent some time in hospital before being discharged, and is now at home with her family.

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