28/04/2011 13:47 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Christmas Day Baby Delivered Between Presents And Lunch

Christmas Day baby delivered between presents and lunch Alamy

Ellen Langley, 28, was determind to watch her four boys open their Christmas presents last Saturday - despite being in full-blown labour.

Ellen, from Cambourne, Cambridgeshire, then dashed of to hospital to deliver baby Hannah - before returning to enjoy her Christmas dinner with her in-laws at 3.30pm.

Little Hannah was nine days early when she arrived at 9.48am, but weighed in at a healthy 6lbs 10oz.

Ellen said: 'The lady who delivered her said, 'That's the fastest one I've done for a while'. I felt absolutely fine.'

Hannah's proud dad Shaun Howlett, 33, praised his supermum partner, saying: 'I am a bit tired now but Ellen's wonderful - and the baby is beautiful.'

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