TV presenter Simon Thomas has praised “incredible” NHS employees for delivering his child daughter eight weeks early.
He mentioned his spouse Derrina fell “rapidly ill” and was taken to Stoke Mandeville hospital, Buckinghamshire, the place their daughter was born on Tuesday.
The workforce “held our hands physically and in spirit the whole way through a very fear-filled and stressful day”, he mentioned on Instagram.
His household has “a long road ahead but she’s in the best hands”, he mentioned.
In his submit he mentioned: “Not everything in life goes quite according to plan.
“One second we predict we have eight weeks till our toddler arrives; the subsequent, after Derrina fell quickly ailing, we’re immediately welcoming into the world a really tiny, however vastly treasured child lady weighing simply over three kilos.”
He thanked the NHS neonatal team at the hospital who were “had been merely unbelievable” and for being there for them.
“I can not categorical how proud and blessed I really feel proper now – I’ve a lovely, courageous spouse in Derrina, a treasured son and now a tiny, great daughter and sister for our boy Ethan.
“We have a long road ahead of being in hospital for the next few weeks, but we have the best team around us.”
The former Blue Peter and Sky Sports presenter married his spouse at Norwich Cathedral in July 2021.
His first spouse Gemma handed away in November 2017, three days after being recognized with acute myeloid leukaemia.