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Gwyneth Paltrow Says She 'Almost Died' Giving Birth to Daughter Apple

The actress welcomed her eldest child in 2004.

10/26/2021 11:27:00 PM

Gwyneth Paltrow says that her 70-hour labor to daughter Apple was a 'traumatic experience.'

The actress welcomed her eldest child in 2004.

 podcast, the 49-year-old actress recalled nearly dying while giving birth to her daughter, Apple, who's now 17. Paltrow shares Apple, as well as 15-year-old Moses, with her ex-husband,Chris Martin."I had two caesareans," she said of her children's births."My daughter was an emergency. It was crazy. We almost died. It was not good."

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While Paltrow didn't elaborate on the complications on the podcast, back in 2006 she called her 70-hour-long labor "traumatic." "We started having some trouble and they had to do an intervention," Paltrow toldat the time."It was a traumatic experience. I won't lie. But it was worth every minute. It's amazing. I came out of it thinking, 'Well, I would have amputated my legs for her.' So that [labor] was nothing."

The topic came up on Armchair Expert during a discussion about body image and expectations. As a result of her C-sections, Paltrow said, she has"a big scar" across her body that she had to get used to."You're like, 'Oh wow, that didn't used to be there,'" she said of the scar."It's not that it's bad or you want to judge it but you're just like, 'Oh my god.'"

Paltrow said that the scar, along with other postpartum body realities, make Paltrow grateful that social media wasn't around when she had her kids."Thank God there wasn't Instagram when I had babies," she said."Now it's like if I see someone, 'Oh I just gave birth two weeks ago and I have a completely washboard stomach,' and I'm like, 'Wow that's not what I [looked like].'"

"Great, more power to the lady with the washboard [abs], but that is totally the exception," Paltrow added."Now we're being fed all of these other images of what we're supposed to look like all the time -- babies, no babies, whatever."

Instead of placing unrealistic expectations on each other, Paltrow believes that"women really need to be friends with each other and [stop] all the judgment around how you have a baby, do you breastfeed, do you not, this that, are you going to work, are you not going to work."

"Guess what? Whatever it is, it's OK," she said."I feel like we also have this weird thing around, it's past perfectionism, it's like, 'I can do this gargantuan task that's superhuman.' Why? For what?" Read more: Entertainment Tonight »

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