Iskra Lawrence and Philip Payne Share Scary Details of Unmedicated Labor Amid Baby Announcement

Iskra Lawrence and her boyfriend Philip Payne took to Instagram on Wednesday, April 29, to share a super sweet photo of their newborn baby.

“These two,” the 29-year-old captioned the photo, adding a heart-eyed and red heart emoji. It’s only been nearly two weeks since the couple welcomed their baby boy, and they already each seem to have a special bond with him.

Iskra Lawrence also went on in an earlier Instagram post to reveal the details of her labor, Captioning the sweet pictures of her, the little one and her partner, Philip, Iskra wrote, “A.M.P joined team Payne April 16th at 1.05 pm here at home.

Our first draft pick, but really we are the ones who are so grateful that you picked us to be your parents,” before detailing what sounds like an intense and potentially very scary labor.

“After 24 hours of unmedicated active labor and 2.5 hours of transition our midwife saved your life by resuscitation, you truly are our miracle and I will be grateful every single day for you.”

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A.M.P joined team Payne April 16th at 1.05pm here at home. Our first draft pick, but really we are the ones who are so grateful that you picked us to be your parents. After 24 hours of unmedicated active labour and 2.5 hours of transition our midwife saved your life by resuscitation, you truly are our miracle and I will be grateful every single day for you. Your story is just beginning I can’t even imagine the impact you’ll have in this world and the dreams you will create. This has been the best week of my life getting to know you and fall more in love each day. Thank you @philipapayne you’ve shattered any expectation I had of you as a father already I am so proud you’re my partner and I’m holding back tears writing this and every time I look at you with our baby. Love you and love our family unconditionally❤️

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Thankfully, mother and baby both sound as though they’re now doing well, as Iskra continued to write, “Your story is just beginning I can’t even imagine the impact you’ll have in this world and the dreams you will create.”

She also used the post as a chance to shout out to her partner, Philip, an athlete-turned-composer: “This has been the best week of my life getting to know you and fall more in love each day. Thank you @philipapayne you’ve shattered any expectation I had of you as a father already I am so proud you’re my partner and I’m holding back tears writing this and every time I look at you with our baby.”

Boyfriend, Philip Payne also shared some equally wonderful photos on his Instagram account too, detailing the rollercoaster of emotions he’s experienced since becoming a father.

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I’ve written deleted, written deleted about 135748987433894 times lol Here it goes, in my 32 years on this earth I’ve never ever felt a feeling like the moment I heard your first cry. It truly is the most indescribable overwhelming feeling. I thought I knew vulnerability….naw this is true vulnerability. The second you were born you took my soul. I’m so happy and blessed to be your father and it’s been a week I’m completely obsessed with you. @iskra thank you for being the best mother a child could ever have I love you and so grateful we get to do life together. To my little one, You don’t ever have to pick up a ball in your life honestly, whatever you chose to become I’ll always support you. Just do Dad one favor whatever it is…do it in burnt orange. 🤘🏾 📸: @jennacurran

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