Celebrity C-Sections Are None of Our Business

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Posh Don't Push
Get your judging caps on, ladies! Because we're going to find out which Hollywood stars went all natural in the delivery room, and which ones were "too posh to push." (That's Victoria Beckham inspired, if you didn't know. Get it? Posh?) While I'm always curious about birth stories, simply because it is always important to the lady who actually did the birthing, I don't understand the head-shaking that oftentimes comes after.

I think we can all agree that our bodies are different, our threshold for pain is different, certainly our access to medical care is dramatically different, so why should we all have the same birth experience? But if you're into judging women for their choices (or in many cases -- complete lack of choice), here's a list of which stars went c-section, and which went natural vag.

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Before we dig into the list, let's hear from perhaps the toughest mom of all, Laila Ali, regarding the birth of her son, "He is healthy, he is here, and 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. Right on Laila. Right. On.

Au Natural (and some even at home!)

Mayim Bialik
Alyson Hannigan
Giselle Bundchen
Cindy Crawford
Erykah Badu
Nelly Furtado
Pamela Anderson
Thandie Newton
Maria Bello
Melissa Joan Hart
Kaitlin Olson
Jessica Alba
Idina Menzel
Evangeline Lilly
Beyonce

C-Section

Angelina Jolie
Victoria Beckham
Kate Winslet (but she had a VBAC, dammit!)
Camila Alves
Claudia Schiffer
Britney Spears
Christina Aguilera
Tori Spelling

Ricki Lake - one of each!


Now, how does this make you feel about your choices? Are you on Team Angelina? Or Team Mayim?

 

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