5 Celebrities Share Their Difficult Pregnancy Stories

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 14.5% of women suffer at least one pregnancy complication -- everything from depression to diabetes to high blood pressure. These complications can be frightening, dangerous, and physically draining for many moms-to-be. 

These mothers are not alone. Many women have suffered through the same ordeal, and many have given birth to beautiful, healthy children. From Camila Alves to Salma Hayek, these five celebrity mothers have shared their stories about tough pregnancies: 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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