Helen Skelton gave birth without her husband on the kitchen floor in harrowing ordeal

Helen Skelton, who shares three kids with rugby participant Richie Myler, surprised followers when she just lately introduced he had ‘left the family home’ and they’d be working to co-parent their youngsters

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Helen Skelton gave start to her second little one on the kitchen flooring with out her husband Richie Myler by her facet in a harrowing ordeal.

The Countryfile presenter, 38, shares three kids with the rugby participant – Ernie, 6, Louis, 5 and four-month-old Elsie – and shocked followers earlier this week when she introduced Richie, who she affectionately calls Dickie, had “left the family home”.

Helen was left devastated by the shock break up, whereas Richie, who performs for Leeds Rhinos, has but to touch upon the information.

The previous Blue Peter presenter commonly shares particulars of her household life on social media, and In an unearthed interview with the Mirror from 2019, she described the start of her son Louis in 2017 as one of many “scariest” experiences she’s ever endured.

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Helen relocated to France in 2015, when Richie started taking part in for the Catalans Dragons in Perpignan, and revealed she was pressured to provide start on the kitchen flooring on their French house with out her husband by her facet.

She stated he was in England on the time, so needed to labour with the assistance of two firemen – who had no expertise of delivering a child – and two of Richie’s teammates’ wives.

“I was in France and my husband was in England, and no one made it to me in time,” Helen defined.

Helen stated giving start to second little one Louis was extremely scary



Husband Richie was in England on the time she went into labour


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“So I gave birth with just my three-year-old next to me, repeatedly hitting me on the head with a plastic sword, because he thought we were playing dinosaurs,” she added.

“Terrifying. But I didn’t have a choice, I just had to get on with it,” Helen bravely recalled.

The couple returned to the UK simply two months later, as Richie joined Yorkshire facet Leeds Rhinos, and whereas Helen seems to be again fondly at their time in France, she additionally revealed there was a sadder facet to their temporary relocation.

She’s a doting mum to her two boys, Ernie and Louis, and welcomed daughter Elsie earlier this 12 months


The presenter additionally alluded to the “crushing loneliness” she felt whereas in France for her husband’s sporting profession, and stated she felt “so isolated”.

“I didn’t speak the language and I felt so isolated that I used to go into the local tourist office just to talk to someone who could speak English,” she instructed the Day by day Mail’s You journal in 2018.

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