The teenager went into labour last Saturday night, but had to suffer through a traumatic birth.
Maizie went into labour last Saturday night, but had to suffer through a traumatic birth, her mother explained. But the ordeal had a happy ending, with the little one (left) being born weighing 8lb 4oz at 1.20am on Sunday. Pictured right is Gemma
Ms Skinner had her oldest daughter Maizie in 2004 when she was 16 years old. She has another daughter Gracie, who’s ten, as well her her youngest
Ms Skinner explained that Maizie had to be induced, and had an epidural which didn’t work down one side of her body. After that, the baby’s head was born for three minutes before the rest of the baby’s body.
But the ordeal had a happy ending, with the little one being born weighing 8lb 4oz at 1.20am on Sunday.
In an interview, Maizie admitted to The Sun that she was scared to tell her mother that she was pregnant while she was so young, but the news was met with amazing support from her mother.
She recalled: ‘She just hugged me and told me it would be OK and supported me from then.’
In the UK, the average age of becoming a grandparent is 63, with the average age for becoming a first time mother being 29.