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Rochelle Humes opens up about her ceasarean section – fans rush to support her

The star used her social media to empower other mothers

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Georgia Brown
Senior Lifestyle & Fashion Writer
June 28, 2021
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This Morning host Rochelle Humes took to Instagram this morning to open up about her pregnancy experience and received a flood of support from celebrity friends and fans alike who resonated with the mother-of-three's powerful message.

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Rochelle and husband Marvin Humes are parents to three beautiful children, eight-year-old Alaia-Mai, four-year-old Valentina Raine and 9-month-old Blake, but her pregnancies weren't all plain sailing.

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Taking to Instagram to repost a powerful message about cesarian sections, 32-year-old Rochelle revealed the emotional struggle behind her birth story, hinting at criticisms she has faced since giving birth via a C-section.

In a post that read: "I'm a C-section mama. Epidural. Catheter. Stomach cut open. Organs pulled out. And a scar left behind to remind me how I birthed my babies to safety", Rochelle gave an insight into her birth experience.

"My body didn't fail me", the post continued. "It might not have been what I planned, but it's my story. C-section still IS birth".

rochelle after birth© Photo: Instagram

The star delivered Blake via a cesarean section

Opening up about her own experience, Rochelle penned: "This really spoke to me…For any mama that needed to read this today. I’m there with the hat trick baby!!!"

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The doting mother was flooded with a flurry of support from fans who rushed to the comments to leave their thoughts. "Don't know why there's so much judgement!" wrote model Charli Howard, whilst another mum shared: "Someone once said to me 'aren't you disappointed you didn't do it properly?'"

marvin humes with children© Photo: Instagram

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Rochelle rushed to comfort her fan, replying with: "I totally get that… The whole 'oh lucky you, I had to do it properly' ohhh girl pahlease…"

The star is not alone in her experience of having a C-section, with the likes of Victoria Beckham, Christina Aguilera and Elizabeth Hurley to name a few celebrity mothers also known to require surgery to deliver their babies safely. 

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