Melanie Brown (aka Mel B.) shares that her third pregnancy was very different from the first two.

The celebrity mom and former Spice Girl sat down with Britain’s HELLO! Magazine to chat about the amazing experience she had during pregnancy and labor and beyond, mostly due to her supportive husband, Stephen Belafonte

“Ideally you want to have your loving partner who you’ve created this baby with by your side throughout everything and, in Angel and Phoenix’s cases, that wasn’t the set up. I had a rocky marriage with Phoenix’s dad. The relationship with Angel’s dad Eddie [Murphy] was over halfway through the pregnancy.”

“This time I’ve done it with my partner — someone to come to every prenatal appointment with me, to get excited by every scan — and it feels like I’ve finally done it right. When I was moaning to Stephen about my trapped nerve I was thinking, ‘I’ve never had anyone to complain to about these kinds of things.’ Phoenix had one leg and Stephen the other … they were winding each other up. I was cracking up so much I didn’t need to push.”

To see the first photos of Melanie’s new daughter Madison – check out Hello’s exclusive shots!


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