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Motherhood is the most beautiful phase in the life of any woman on this planet. After 9 months of painful pregnancy phase, the joy of holding one’s own child, their own creation, is unmatched. But delivering a baby is not a cake walk. We all know that there are majorly two ways to give birth to a child. One is the natural way (vaginal delivery) and the other is the Caesarean section, also called C-section. In the C-section method of delivery, surgery is used to deliver the babies. C-section is opted by mothers or prescribed by gynaecologists who think that vaginal delivery would risk the mother or her child's health.
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Earlier, we brought to you the list of Bollywood celeb mothers who opted for natural delivery. A few names from that list included Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Twinkle Khanna, Sussanne Khan, Mira Kapoor, among others. And today, we have the list of Bollywood celebrity mothers who opted for C-section to give birth to their babies. Excited to see the list? Well, here it is then:
Miss Universe 2000 and Bollywood actress, Lara Dutta got married to India’s tennis star, Mahesh Bhupathi in February 2011. On August 01, 2011, the same year she got married, Lara confirmed that she is pregnant with their first child. Lara and Mahesh’s little munchkin, Saira Bhupathi arrived on this planet on January 20, 2012. Reportedly, Lara opted for C-section to deliver Saira because of her position inside her mother’s womb.
Bollywood diva, Shilpa Shetty was linked-up with many leading men of the tinsel town before she found the man of her dreams in businessman, Raj Kundra. In February 2009, Shilpa and Raj got engaged, and on November 22 of the same year, they tied the nuptial knot. Their first child, a baby boy, Viaan Raj Kundra was born in May 2012. To deliver Viaan, Shilpa went down the caesarean route.
Another addition to the celeb moms who opted for C-section is Mandira Bedi. The Shaanti fame actress, got married to her long-time beau, Raj Kaushal on February 14, 1999. After 12 years of marital bliss, Mandira delivered their first child, Vir on June 19, 2011 through caesarean method. Two years after Vir’s birth, in 2013, there were reports that Mandira and Raj are planning to adopt a baby girl.
India’s most famous choreographer, Farah Khan is a proud mother of three children- Czar, Anya and Diva. On December 09, 2004, Farah got married to Shirish Kunder, a Bollywood filmmaker and editor. And 4 years into their marital life, they embraced parenthood when Farah delivered triplets. Reportedly, Farah’s pregnancy was achieved through in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), and she delivered the babies following the C-section method. Kudos to her to opt for C-section and deliver triplets!
Yet another celeb mother who opted for C-section to deliver her babies is Indian entrepreneur and CEO of Sanjay Dutt Productions, Maanayata Dutt. She is the wife of Bollywood actor, Sanjay Dutt. On October 21, 2010, Maanayata gave birth to twins, Shahraan and Iqra through C-section. She got married to Sanjay on February 7, 2008.
Begum of Bollywood, often adorably called as Bebo, Kareena Kapoor Khan is the next addition in this list. On December 20, 2016, she delivered the most famous celeb kid, Taimur Ali Khan by opting C-section method. Known for her style, she slew her pregnancy looks and immediately got back into shape after delivering her first baby. Kareena married Saif Ali Khan in 2012.
Some Bollywood actresses leave a great legacy behind them, and Kajol tops the list. She got married to her long-time beau, Ajay Devgn on February 24, 1999. In 2001, Kajol was pregnant with her first child but suffered an unfortunate miscarriage. In 2003, Ajay and Kajol embraced parenthood when Nysa was born. Reportedly, their second child, a baby boy, Yug was delivered through C-section on September 13, 2010.
She is 44, but doesn’t look like a mom at all, especially a one who delivered her first child almost 16 years ago! Malaika was married to Bollywood actor, producer and director, Arbaaz Khan in 1998 and they embraced parenthood on November 09, 2002 when their son, Arhaan was born. Even though there is no official confirmation, but reportedly Arhaan is a caesarean baby.
So, here we are guys. These were the Bollywood celebrity mothers who opted for C-section to deliver their kids. Which celeb babies among these are your favourites? Share your comments below.