When you’ve already had 21 babies, you’d think that the novelty of the first scan would have worn off – but for Sue Radford, hearing her daughter Heidie’s heartbeat was still a “magical” experience.
While filming their new UK reality show 22 Kids And Counting during lockdown, 45-year-old Sue – who has spent over 16 years of her life pregnant – welcomed her 11th daughter with husband Noel, 50.
“That first scan is always very exciting. That moment where you get to see the little heartbeat flickering away,” Sue tells the Channel 5 program.
“It’s magical. And it doesn’t matter if you’ve had one pregnancy or 22.”
Describing how her shortest labour was just 45 minutes and her longest 36 hours, Sue added: “So many people always ask, ‘Does it get any easier?’ No!”
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Before welcoming Heidie in April 2020, Sue and Noel, from Morecambe, Lancashire, had already sp