The hoopla around the birth of Tom and Katie's brand new kitten (Suri!) may be the most watched celebrity nativity of our time: Tom's going to eat the placenta! She has to suck a pacifier! But they are hardly the first celebrities to have the birth of their child right smack in the center of the media spotlight.
6. Apple Blythe Alison Martin May 14, 2004
Hippy-dippy Gwyneth Paltrow planned to have baby Apple at home, but was advised against it by her midwife, so she and husband Chris Martin checked into St. John and St. Elizabeth Hospital in London. It was a long labor, but Gwynnie refused to take any medication according to a friend of the couple. Natural childbirth worked out for her. Gwyneth left the hospital the following day, and the couple took a very public well-photographed stroll with baby just two days after the labor.
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