Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

The Birth of"Isaac Ord

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

The Birth of"Isaac Ord

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Baby Isaac Ord gave mum Michelle a bit of surprise when he came into the world earlier this month.

Although she had been having strong contractions for two hours, she had no idea just how close the little one was to being born.

"I remember the midwife telling me the head was showing and I said `No, it's not!' I thought I had hours to go. But I soon realised he was on his way and he was born within the next five minutes. It was really quick in the end."

Dad Richard, 38, features editor at the Chronicle, was there during the birth at North Tyneside General on February 6.

It's been a hectic week at the family home in West Allotment since Isaac, who weighed in at 7lbs 1oz, came along. Especially with three-year-old big brother Bradley to contend with. But Michelle, 31, says the boys are getting on just fine.

"Bradley has been absolutely fantastic," she said. "He thinks Issac's his baby and is always fussing over him and wanting to help. …

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