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Labour MP Tulip Siddiq shares pictures of son after she delayed birth for Brexit vote

Tulip Siddiq delayed the birth of her son, Raphael Mujib StJohn Percy, to vote on the Brexit deal. Credit: Tulip Siddiq

Labour MP Tulip Siddiq has given birth to a baby boy days after she postponed a caesarean section to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

She shared photos on Saturday of her son, Raphael Mujib StJohn Percy, who was born on Thursday.

Raphael Mujib StJohn Percy was born on 9.59am on 17 Jan 2019, weighing 6 pounds 6.9 ounces. Credit: Tulip Siddiq

Ms Siddiq, who is married to Chris Percy, was pushed into Parliament on a wheelchair two days earlier to vote on the Brexit deal after she delayed the birth.

Tulip Siddiq delayed the birth of her son, Raphael Mujib StJohn Percy, to vote on the Brexit deal Credit: Tulip Siddiq/PA

She said in a statement: “Tulip Siddiq and Chris Percy are proud to welcome Raphael Mujib StJohn Percy to the world.

“He was born on 9.59am on 17 Jan 2019, weighing 6 pounds 6.9 ounces.

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“We are extremely grateful to the doctors, nurses, midwives and staff at the Royal Free Hospital for their brilliant work and for looking after our son so well.”