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A newborn baby gave her mum a good laugh when she emerged from the womb after a C-section with a perfect scowl on her face.
Stacey Leeming said it's as though her 'Incredible Sulk' daughter Jersey knew Covid was on the horizon when she was born at Royal Preston Hospital in Preston, Lancashire, in October 2018.
Stacey, 33, had decided on a 'gentle c-section', having had soothing music from Lana Del Rey playing in the background as Jersey entered the world.
But the relaxing set-up didn't seem to impress her baby, with a photo of her emerging from the womb showing her looking absolutely furious.
The mum-of-four now says it's as though little Jersey could 'see Covid on the horizon', saying: "When I saw the little face she pulled I just started laughing. You do understand though, she's gone from being all cosy and warm to the bright lights of theatre.
"Seeing her for the first time looking like that was so cute, the first thing I saw was her bottom lip poking out, she was definitely the Incredible Sulk.
"The doctors left her sitting there for a good three minutes just sulking, the picture was perfect.
"The expression on Jersey's face is like she knew Covid was round the corner, she could see it on the horizon.
"It's like she knew it was going to be a total disaster.
"The first year was alright but for the past year of her life she's not really been able to do anything, it's such a shame.
"People who've commented on the picture I shared have said 'I'm not surprised she's got a face like that'."
Stacey, from Preston, Lancashire, booked in for a caesarean, following 'scary' and 'rushed' emergency C-sections with her other children, Maddison, 13, Leo, seven, and Brooklyn, four.
The full-time mum continued: "With Jersey I was dead set on wanting everything perfect and relaxed so decided on a gentle c-section.
"They put Lana Del Rey's Video Games on in the background and it was just really, really peaceful, everything went really smoothly.
"Because everything had gone wrong the first three times I was just expecting the worst but it was perfect from the beginning, it turned out to be the best experience of my life.
"They helped Jersey's head out and then left her sat there like that, they held her head and she wriggled herself out and pulled her feet out.
"It was amazing seeing her being born but it was also overwhelming to watch. Everyone was happy, except the baby.
"She's still just as grumpy now."
Ahead of Jersey's C-section, Stacey decided to have a glam 'mummy makeover' to ensure she looked picture-perfect for photos of her precious first moments with her newborn - knowing it would be her final pregnancy.
She said: "I had a spray tan before I went in, my friend came over who does mobile spray tanning, and I had a tint and wax on my eyebrows and my eyelashes done.
"I had my nails painted pink because I knew I was having a girl.
"I decided to treat myself because all my others were emergencies and I never got to prepare and I always looked terrible.
"Because I'd had three C-sections before it would have been too dangerous to have labour, then they tied my tubes after that because it was too dangerous to have any more babies.
"I knew this was going to be the last time so I just wanted to feel my best."
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