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Kate Hudson Said Her C-Section Was The Laziest Thing She'd Done And This Celeb Had Thoughts

Earlier this week Kate Hudson claimed having a C-section was the "laziest thing" she'd "ever done". Emily Andre has now opened up about her own, very different experience.

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"The 'laziest' thing I've ever done is have a c-section," says #KateHudson @DrJenGunter…

It didn't take long for the comments to go viral.

When Kate Hudson said having a C-SECTION is lazy. I almost died from preeclampsia with first and had mild with my second. #LazyMom #HighRisk


And people went in.

@PerezHilton I can't believe Kate Hudson. My ex sister-in-law had 2 have a c-section because she & the baby were si…

What kind of a c-section did Kate Hudson get? Caring for a newborn while recovering from major abdominal surgery is "lazy"?

Emily had a natural birth with her first child Amelia, but had to undergo an emergency C-section with her second child Theo after doctors discovered he was breech.

Speaking on Lorraine, Emily said:

I felt disappointed. I felt like I'd let him down because it is more risky having a caesarian than a natural birth, so I was worried about him. I'd looked into all the risks and worried myself probably more than I should have done. As a doctor you see all the worst-case scenarios, the labours where things go wrong. So I probably did have that in my head.

When I found out I had to have a caesarian, I'd heard of "too posh to push," so I thought it had to be the easy option. And I was just so shocked. It was so much harder. I did have an easy birth with Millie [the family's nickname for Amelia] so maybe I was slightly skewed from that perspective, but I was really shocked at the recovery.


The caesarian was fine, but the recovery was really hard. Just in terms of managing the pain, and I struggled with breastfeeding, with being able to get him in the right position. And not being able to drive, not being able to pick Millie up. They seem like silly things, but when you're a new mum it makes it really hard. It took about six weeks to get back to normal.

You just have to do what's right for you. Whether you feel that's having a caesarian, or you feel that's having a natural birth. A lot of times nature takes its course and you don't have a choice. So as long as you have the facts about the risks and the benefits, you have to decide what's right for you.