Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden, 40, and her baby Hollie almost died during childbirth. The judge is now in critical condition after spending three days in intensive care after the baby arrived prematurely.
The unexpected birth caused the judge to miss auditions for Britain's Got Talent earlier this week because she had been rushed to the hospital where she delivered her daughter via c-section. The good news is that now both Amanda Holden and her baby daughter Hollie Rose Hughes are in stable condition following the scary three days.
What a rough start for the pair, though. Having complications during childbirth is never easy. The little girl had breathing issues while her mother had to have several blood transfusions after the complicated birth. Thank goodness hospitals are equipped with all the technology needed to help in these types of cases.
A source close to the situation said, "Amanda lost several pints of blood and had to have a number of transfusions. Hollie could not breathe. For a while both were fighting for life. Thankfully Hollie is now out of the woods and Amanda is recovering too. It was touch and go. Amanda was very, very ill for three days and the doctors were extremely concerned for her. But she is a fighter and very strong-willed. She's come through this and is delighted to see Hollie Rose so beautiful and healthy."
Hollie is Amanda's second living child. Unfortunately, the judge endured a miscarriage in 2010, and she had a stillbirth son last March. What terrible heartache she has been through to have a baby. Even though they had a rough start, it sounds like mother and child are doing well now, which is wonderful news. It seems like it will be a while before she will be back at work on Britain's Got Talent.
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