Cesarean rates in the United States have reached an all time high of 35% and this number is climbing. This may be why there was a 20% increase in the number of home-birth in the United States over the last five years, this number is climbing as well. Home-births may still only count for 1-2% of the births in the United States, but this increase shows that women are becoming more educated about their birthing choices. Realizing that it is possible to have an intervention free birth at home, or in water, or even at a birthing center.
|Ricki Lake "BBB"|
Take a look at who in Hollywood have had a natural birth, home-birth, water-birth, and even some unassisted births. See what they have say about there amazing experience. I was sure to included some of the proud celebrity dads who have supported the wives!
|Gil Bellow & Rya Kihlstedt|
Actress Mayim Bialik is very open about her home birth in her article for TODAYMoms she writes, "Home-birth is right for people who want to take natural
birth to the next level:
|Lisa Bonet & Lenny Kravitz|
|Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady|
|Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel|
|Melissa Joan Hart|
Actor Orlando Bloom and wife Model Miranda Kerr had a natural birth. She describes her natural birth to Daily Telegraph,
|Stephen & Tabitha King|
which was nice because I knew where the
|John & Nichole McGinley|
|Carrie Anne Moss|
|Pink & Carey Hart|
|Meryl Streep & Family|
And the List Continues... (There are a lot more that are not listed here. Let me know of any I left out.)
~Actress Demi Moore with then husband Actor Bruce Willis had two of their children at home.
~Actress Julianne Moore had a home-birth with her daughter Liv in 2002.
~Actress Laura Dern and Musican Ben Harper’s second child was born at home.
~Actor Woody Harrellson and Laura Louie’s three daughters were all born at home.
~Actor Val Kilmer’s then wife Actress Joanne Whalley had a home-birth.
~Singer Kenny Loggins' wife Julia gave birth to their second child unassisted at home.
~Actress Paulina Porizkova gave birth to both of her children naturally.
~Actor Keifer Sutherland’s then wife Camelia Kath had a home-birth.
~Model Christy Turlington-Burns had two natural births at a birthing center with midwives.
~Actor John Travolta’s wife Actress Kelly Preston gave birth to their second child at home.
~Actor Noah Wylie’s wife Tracy gave birth at home.
~Actor Owen Wilson’s girlfriend Jade Duell, gave birth to their baby boy at home in the water.