11 year-old girl goes viral after she delivered her baby sister

An 11-year-old girl goes viral after she single-handedly deliver her baby sister before going to school for the day.

11 year-old girl goes viral after she delivered her baby sister

Caitlin Burke, 11 sprang into action when mum Tara Knightley's waters suddenly broke at home in Dordon, England.

She called the Emergency service and she was guided by ambulance staff on the phone as she took control of the birth of her baby sister named Elsa-Monet.

She even managed to unravel the cord which was wrapped around the baby then proudly handed her to her mum.

Caitlin, who is the eldest of five children, said she has been so inspired by what happened she now wants to be a midwife.

She told Mirror UK: "I was a bit scared and shakey at first because I had never seen anything like that before in my life.

"But when my sister was born, I was really happy. I think she's really cute and I love her very much.

"My friends at school and the teachers were really happy and proud of me. I want to be a midwife when I'm older."

Caitlin's mum Tara said her daughter stayed clam throughout the entire ordeal

"Caitlin was just amazing. I find it difficult to put into words just what she has done for me," said stay-at-home mum Tara.

"I don't know what I would have done if Caitlin had not been there.

Despite helping with the delivery of her baby sister, Caitlin went to school the next day.


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