Celebs who had C-sections
Some of these celebs chose to go the C-section route while others didn't have a choice.
Victoria Beckham has had three sons by Caesarean and gave birth to her daughter Harper Seven on Sunday 10 July 2011 in Los Angeles. The baby weighed a healthy 3.45kgs, says BBC News.
Angelina Jolie had a scheduled C-section with her first biological child, Shiloh, due to her breech position. “I had a C-section and ...I found it a fascinating miracle of what a body can do.” she told Vanity Fair.
Britney Spears told Elle Magazine: “My mom said giving birth was the most excruciating thing that she’s ever gone through in her life.” She later gave birth to sons Sean and Jayden by C-section.
Camila Alves laboured at the hospital for 60 hours before her son Levi was delivered via C-section. Daddy Matthew McConaughey told OK! Magazine: “This is where I learned having a baby is a bloody, pukey, sweaty, primeval thing ...”
Of her son Max's birth, Christina Aguilera told People Magazine “I didn’t want any surprises. Honestly, I didn’t want any tearing. I had heard horror stories of women going in and having to have an emergency C-section.”
Kate Winslet told Gothic Magazine: “I’ve never talked about this. I’ve actually gone to great pains to cover it up. But Mia was an emergency C-section. ...I felt like, in some way that I couldn’t join that ‘powerful women’s club.’"
According to mybestbirth.com, Laila Ali had planned on an unmedicated homebirth. But mother nature had other ideas: “Even though everything didn't go the way I would have liked it to have gone, that's the way it was supposed to be," Ali said.