Kate Garraway compares bringing husband Derek home to a newborn baby

Kate Garraway has admitted that her first weekend taking care of husband Derek Draper was “overwhelming”.

The 53-year-old presenter was reunited with her husband last week after being hospitalized with coronavirus in March 2020.

After their first weekend together in over a year, Kate explained how the family had treated GMB.


Kate Garraway admitted her first weekend with husband Derek was “overwhelming” (Credit: ITV)

Kate Garraway opens up husband Derek

She appeared on the ITV program today (April 12th) with co-host Susanna Reid.

Kate stated, “It’s extraordinary. We are overjoyed and overwhelmed.

“It’s like bringing your firstborn home home for the first time and planning it for nine months.”

It’s like when you bring your firstborn home home for the first time

Commenting on the reasons Derek came home, Kate added, “It was a medical reason to come home, as was our desire and desire to foster a more normal environment for his recovery, insight, and health to stimulate awareness better. “

In addition, the mother of two said she had 24-hour nursing staff with her.

And Derek has also been given an alarm system to help him communicate.

Kate Garraway talks about Derek
Kate hosted GMB alongside Susanna Reid (Credit: ITV)

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She also said, “If you’re wondering why I’m here, there are people. Someone is there for Derek and the kids, so we’re all good.

“We had a few nice moments [Derek] responded to something Darcey said. I don’t want to raise my hopes too much. “

Derek’s emotional return home

Kate had previously revealed that Derek “burst into tears” when he got home last week.

Speaking of GMB, she said the couple’s kids were waiting by the window when she and Derek pulled up.

Derek, Kate and the kids at an event
Kate and Derek share two children (Photo credit: SplashNews.com)

“They ran out and opened the door,” she said.

“He immediately burst into tears, there was a lot of hugging and we took him inside. He absolutely knew he was home. “

During Friday’s show, Ben Shephard seemed to be fighting back tears from Kate’s appearance.

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Speaking of his friend, he said, “I remember sitting with her about a year ago and she told me he went to the hospital and what it felt like,” and it wasn’t.

“It was far from okay, and not just for Kate, but for everyone across the country who went through and lived this.”

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