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Emma Willis has revealed she collapsed during a post-birth repair procedure while filming her new programme.
The presenter was working as a maternity care assistant, working real shifts for the show, Emma Willis: Delivering Babies.
She's spoken candidly about the life-changing moments she experienced, but perhaps the least pleasant came when she was rushed to A&E for fainting off-screen.
"I was shadowing an MCA (maternity care assistant) who was running in theatre to a post-birth repair. I was 50 per cent really upfor it, because I'm into theatre and bodies and stuff, but 50 per cent apprehensive because I had a very similar experience with my first birth," she explained.
"I went in and was kind of there watching, and it was one of those things where I was watching and I could just feel myself going.
"At the time I didn't know I was reliving, but I just started to feel a bit dodge so I thought, 'right I'm just not going to look.'
"But it was one of those things where I just couldn't stop looking and then, stars happened and I said 'I'm going to go, I don't feel great, I'm going to go.'
"And as I ran out the back door, I said 'I think I'm going to go'. The last thing I heard was 'sit down', but I didn't sit down. I woke up and saw Crocs in front of my eyes."
The Big Brother presenter revealed while she was 'out' she felt as if she was in her kids' school playground, picking them up.
"I heard what I thought was one of my kids' teachers calling my name, shouting 'Emma! Emma!' but it was one of the MCAs," she continued.
"And she said I was proper, like foaming, eyes rolling..."
The mum-of-three also spoke about the bereavement training she received before taking on the role, admitting: "It's something none of us want to think about with giving birth. It's the unthinkable, it's the unimaginable. I never want my brain go there.
"But it's part of your job and training and you have to know how to deal with it. So that was what I dreaded the most. But you get an incredible amount back from doing it."
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