01/11/2011 09:04 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Mum Takes Driving Test Whilst In Labour Then Drives Herself To Hospital For Birth!

Mum takes driving test whilst in labour and drives herself to hospital for birth! SWNS

A pregnant woman was so desperate to take her driving test that she completed it whilst in labour - and then drove herself to hospital to deliver her daughter!

Emma French, 20, had four contractions whilst taking her test in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, but was determined to see it through having waited for it since August.

She kept mum about her contractions to both the examiner and her instructor as she got behind the wheel - despite her partner Neil MacFarlane, 21, brother Scott, 22, and mum Rhonda, 44, all urging her to cancel and go to hospital.

After passing, she drove first to her grandparents' house to tell them her good news, then made her way to St John's Hospital in Livingston where she was found to be three centimeters dilated. Her baby girl, Eva, was born six hours later.

Warehouse worker Emma said: "Everyone was telling me to go to the hospital but I had waited so long for my driving test that I was determined to do it.

"I can't wait to tell Eva this story when she's older, and it's definitely one for the grandchildren. And one good thing about being in labour that day, it really killed by pre-test nerves.!

Brave lady!

We recently reported about a bus stop birth and met the granny who gave birth in the street and didn't know she was pregnant!