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Celebrity Babies' Births: What Goes On When The Stars Deliver?

01/09/2012 06:37 EST
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If there's one thing money can't buy, it's escape from pain. And when it comes to pain, there's really nothing comparable to childbirth.

So how do the ultra-wealthy and famous contend with this most humanizing of experiences? Reportedly for Beyonce and Jay-Z, it involved anything from a pre-made custom "birthing" weave to a $1.3 million rental of Lenox Hill Hospital's entire fourth floor.

But not every celeb goes the extra distance -- a surprising number give birth at home, though that's likely as much to avoid the paparazzi as it is to embrace the natural side of motherhood. Read on to discover how a whole slew of stars got through their childbirth experiences.

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