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Emily Skye is recounting her whirlwind experience of giving birth to her son Izaac at home.
"I think it was about 2 o'clock in the morning. I started feeling those feelings were intensifying, the pain was getting stronger. And I thought this is the start of it, it has to be the start of it," Skye recalls. "Declan [my partner] gets up to go to the bathroom and he looks at me and I look at him. I go, 'Ah, I think I'm in labor.' "
The workout instructor says Declan "called the ambulance and was on the phone with the EMT officer" as things continued to progress.
"She had said, 'Check if you can see anything. Can you see his head?' And I'm thinking, his head's half out," she tells host Zoë Ruderman, Head of Digital at PEOPLE. "So he's on the phone, checking and he's like, 'Yeah, I can see his head. It's coming out.'
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"There was so much water and blood everywhere. It was full on," she continues. "And [my daughter] Mia's screaming, 'cause she's thinking, 'What's going on with Mommy?' "
Asked if she was feeling panicked or nervous in that moment, Skye says, "I didn't really have time to be anything but get what needs to be done, done."
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In addition to 17-month-old Izaac, Skye is also mom to 3-year-old daughter Mia.
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