Actress and new mum, Thandie Newton said she never wanted to give birth to any of her children in hospital as she associated with a place of “being ill”.
 
The 41-year-old actress revealed in an interview today that she gave birth to her newborn son, Brooker, at her home on the “bathroom floor”.
 
Thandie went onto explain she decided to have home births for all of her three children, as it felt more natural for her.
 
“I had just associated hospital with being ill, and I felt beautiful and healthy and wonderful when I was pregnant, and being at home is the place I felt most relaxed and comfortable. So for me, it feels normal, but there was a time when everybody had their babies at home and it wasn’t such a big deal.”
 
Thandie is also mum to her two daughters Ripley who is aged 13 and Nico who is nine. 

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