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Ulrika Jonsson introduces son Malcolm Charles Trip Monet

06/17/2008 at 07:30 AM ET

Helloukulrika1026280Swedish-born British TV presenter Ulrika Jonsson and her husband Brian Monet introduce their first child together, son Malcolm Charles Trip Monet, 10 days, in this week’s edition of Hello! UK. Inside, Ulrika revealed that she didn’t think she "could have had a better labor," although she did "hemorrhage heavily afterwards." (The baby weighed in at 10 lbs.)

The great thing was that the laborstarted naturally which was very important for me because I was inducedwith Cameron and Bo and had a Caesarean section with Martha. This timeI had an epidural, but could still feel when it was time to push whichwas very important to me because I wanted to experience a naturallabor.

With Malcolm being Brian’s first child, anybody would excuse him for panicking a little when Ulrika’s labor kicked in and his son finally made his appearance, but the mum-of-four says he was the total opposite.

That’s your son," I told him and tears were welling up in his eyes. This was the first time for him, but he astounded me by his calmness and has settled in to fatherhood in a really normal way.

She also admitted to disliking her newborn son’s name, but has since "warmed to the idea."

Malcolm was an earlysuggestion from my American husband. I told him that Malcolm was not acool name in Britain but gradually I warmed to the idea! His middlename is Charles, which is Brian’s middle name and also the name of ourdear friend Charles Worthington. And the third name is Tripp, thecharacter played by Donald Sutherland in the TV series Dirty Sexy Money.”

Click below to read how Ulrika feels about her 70 lbs weight gain during the pregnancy.

Although she gained 5 stone (70 lbs) during her pregnancy,the 40-year-old is in no rush to get back to her original size, sayingshe is "happy to be called fat or weighty by the papers" for "theforeseeable future."

I will get mybody back but I will take my time. I am nearly 41 and have just had myfourth child. If my body doesn’t bear the hall marks of that, then whatwas the point  of having the children? It might be harder to get backin shape this time, but I am not obsessed about it.

Sharing that she "is an I cup (H in US) since my milk came in," Ulrika explained that she feels such changesare just part of the experience of having a child.

The point is that I am doingthe most important job that any woman can do and I am very happy togive my body over to this wonderful process, and very relaxed abouttaking time to get my body back.

Malcolm joins siblings Cameron Oskar George, 13, Bo Eva Coeur, 7 ½, and Martha Sky Hope, 4, Ulrika’s children from previous relationships.

See more photos in the latest issue of Hello!, and at The Daily Mail.

Source: Hello! magazine; Cover courtesy Hello!

Thanks to CBB readers Joanne and Kate.

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Rowan on

good for her for not feeling the need to lose all the weight right away. So many celebrities feel the need to fit back into their size 2 pants a week after the baby is born that they forget the most important part of having a baby is putting the baby’s needs first. I love that she is breastfeeding also and not letting her busy lifestyle get in the way of her baby’s nutritional needs.

Rowan on

good for her for not feeling the need to lose all the weight right away. So many celebrities feel the need to fit back into their size 2 pants a week after the baby is born that they forget the most important part of having a baby is putting the baby’s needs first. I love that she is breastfeeding also and not letting her busy lifestyle get in the way of her baby’s nutritional needs.

emma on

I laughed when I read that she didn’t like the name Malcolm at first, as my initial reaction was “what? for a baby?”. I’m quite interested to know how they picked the middle name Trip. I’ve never heard of that as a name before, not here in the UK anyway. Now I’ve seen/heard the name a few times I do quite like it, I was just surprised she picked it as her other three children have much more “trendy” names.

emma on

I laughed when I read that she didn’t like the name Malcolm at first, as my initial reaction was “what? for a baby?”. I’m quite interested to know how they picked the middle name Trip. I’ve never heard of that as a name before, not here in the UK anyway. Now I’ve seen/heard the name a few times I do quite like it, I was just surprised she picked it as her other three children have much more “trendy” names.

kelly on

oh my god 10lb! it brings tears to my eyes. i had an 8lb baby and struggled so much to get her out they had to help me with the forceps. Well done girl! I know Ulrika has had a lot of stick in the UK over the fact this is her 4th baby each with different dads but she could have so easily decided to go for the ever popular cesarean, especially as she was so big and uncomfortable at the end but she didn’t so she gets my support.

kelly on

oh my god 10lb! it brings tears to my eyes. i had an 8lb baby and struggled so much to get her out they had to help me with the forceps. Well done girl! I know Ulrika has had a lot of stick in the UK over the fact this is her 4th baby each with different dads but she could have so easily decided to go for the ever popular cesarean, especially as she was so big and uncomfortable at the end but she didn’t so she gets my support.

stephanie on

emma-

According to Wikipedia, it’s a nickname (also spelled Tripp) for a person who is the third consecutive generation to bare a particular name in his immediate family, who therefore carries a “III” or “3rd” after his name.

I didn’t know that! I thought it was short for Patrick, haha.

stephanie on

emma-

According to Wikipedia, it’s a nickname (also spelled Tripp) for a person who is the third consecutive generation to bare a particular name in his immediate family, who therefore carries a “III” or “3rd” after his name.

I didn’t know that! I thought it was short for Patrick, haha.

Clair on

the link to the daily mail is great, i’d not seen a pic of the whole family in a while so it’s nice to see them, she gets a lot of stick for having four children to different dads, but she seems like a good mum

Clair on

the link to the daily mail is great, i’d not seen a pic of the whole family in a while so it’s nice to see them, she gets a lot of stick for having four children to different dads, but she seems like a good mum

Kelly on

i looked at the picture & its cute but her oldest son doesnt look excited to be there but then again i dont think i would if part of the headline is Ulrika Jonsson fourth child by fourth father i mean im 13 to i know if people kept saying stuff like that abt my mother i wouldnt be excited to do a photo shoot with them!

Kelly on

i looked at the picture & its cute but her oldest son doesnt look excited to be there but then again i dont think i would if part of the headline is Ulrika Jonsson fourth child by fourth father i mean im 13 to i know if people kept saying stuff like that abt my mother i wouldnt be excited to do a photo shoot with them!

mandy on

Best of luck to them! I read about them in Hello magazine and i thought i would check this out.Lol who cares if they’re different fathers?Each one of those dads gave Ulrika a special child,whether or not it worked out.I wish them the best of luck!

mandy on

Best of luck to them! I read about them in Hello magazine and i thought i would check this out.Lol who cares if they’re different fathers?Each one of those dads gave Ulrika a special child,whether or not it worked out.I wish them the best of luck!

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