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Holden’s heart stopped beating during birth scare

Doctors fought to get the TV personality’s heart to beat again when she stopped breathing after delivering her second daughter, Hollie Rose, in hospital.

Holden reveals she was also haemorrhaging so much as she fought for her life that her terrified husband Chris Hughes was left fearing the worst.

She tells Britain’s The Sun On Sunday, “As much blood as they were putting in me was going out. It just would not clot. For seven minutes Chris didn’t know if I was alive or dead.

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“They literally ran out of my blood group in London. They had them on mopeds coming from everywhere with it.

“There was a moment where they said I had flat-lined for 40 seconds. My heart stopped and I was literally moments from death. It was touch and go.

“My midwife told me, ‘I don’t know what blood group you are any more, you’ve had so much put in you.’ We had to get some special fake medical blood in the end and that’s what my body accepted.”

Holden has since recovered from her birthing ordeal and returned to work filming episodes of U.K. reality series Britain’s Got Talent, on which she is a judge.

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