Pregnancy complications can happen to any mom-to-be -- and celebrities are no exception. Check out this list of celeb mamas who experienced one of the most common: preeclampsia.
After being the victim of some serious pregnancy fat-shaming, Kim confessed that she actually battled preeclampsia, which can cause massive swelling and soaring blood pressure. Because of the seriousness of her condition, Kim's doctors decided to induce labor five weeks early -- although Kim was still able to reportedly have a natural delivery for her daughter, North.
The Bachelorette and mother of two joined the ranks of celebrities with preeclampsia while pregnant with her first baby. At 36 weeks, she underwent an emergency C-section; thankfully, her son, Maxwell, was healthy and stable after a 10-day stay in the NICU.
The actress has been frank about her experience with preeclampsia in interviews and in her 2002 book, Two at a Time: Having Twins: A Journey Through Twin Pregnancy. As a mom in her 40s, carrying twins who were conceived through IVF, Jane was at an increased risk for the pregnancy complication. Her preeclampsia led to an emergency C-section; her boys were born six weeks premature.
In her book Spoken From The Heart, the former first lady revealed that her doctor found early warning signs of preeclampsia while Laura was pregnant with her twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna. She was placed on bed rest in the hospital until she delivered them at 35 weeks.
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