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

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. 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. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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