Pregnancy is an innate change that transforms a woman into a mother; it is the lady's 'second birth.' However, the entire 91/2 months are never a 'bed of roses for anyone. Once the news of the new family member's arrival becomes stale, a string of health issues creeps in quietly.
From Bachchan Bahu Aishwarya to Simran alias Kajol of DDLJ, they have all had to overcome challenges during their arduous pregnancy journey.
Today, we're highlighting ten celebrities who have spoken candidly about challenging pregnancies.
Kareena Kapoor Khan, who welcomed her second child in February, recently spoke out on International Yoga Day about her postnatal months. Although this superstar made no mention of childbearing troubles, she did disclose extreme discomfort with her second pregnancy.
This Bollywood beauty had a miscarriage in 2001 due to a pregnancy issue. And her life was in danger as a result of an ectopic pregnancy. The surgeons recommended the newlyweds have surgery, but they ultimately lost their children. Nysa arrived in 2003, while Yug arrived in 2011.
On Mother's Day, Celina recalled her two complicated pregnancies. Due to the twin pregnancy hormone levels, she developed type 2 diabetes. Right from her initial pregnancy stages to delivery, Celina had to follow a restricted diet strictly. As her pregnancy developed, the twins strain her diaphragm, making her heart work harder to pump, causing shortness of breath. Later, she had to deliver her baby under the strict supervision of several medical specialists.
Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra welcomed their first child, Viaan, in 2012. However, the second child, Samisha, was born via surrogacy. Shilpa later revealed that she intended another child following Viaan but suffered many miscarriages due to an autoimmune condition called APLA (Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome).
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan encountered significant difficulties during Gauri Khan's earliest days of pregnancy in 1997. Additionally, the same resulted in numerous miscarriages. King Khan admitted on a chat program that his best-half was very ill due to the same, before the birth of son Aryan Khan. Suhana Khan was born a few years later, and AbRam Khan was born via surrogacy in 2013.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya was forced to undergo medical treatment to conceive her daughter at the age of 34. She became pregnant via artificial insemination and experienced extreme sickness during the first trimester.
Farah gave birth to her three adoring angels at the age of 43. However, this well-known Bollywood producer/director had to undergo IVF (in vitro fertilization) to conceive and described the procedure as a difficult one that only moms can survive.
Saira Dutta was born in 2010 via C-section. Lara Dutta, a former Miss Universe, endured tremendous labor agony before having a safe delivery. However, physicians had to intervene and perform a C-section to avert any complications.
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao married in 2005, and she gave birth to her first child four years later. Kiran struggled through pregnancy problems and miscarriage. Later that year, the famous Bollywood couple gave birth to their first child, Azad Rao Khan, via IVF.
As much as we anticipated positive remarks from the Patel family in 2018, their press release delivered a sad message. Ankita Bhargava, Karan Patel's wife, suffered a miscarriage as a result of severe health difficulties. The couple finally welcomed their gorgeous ray of sunshine, whom they named Mehr Karan Patel, in 2019.