2015

CHRISTINA AGUILERA: SCHEDULED C-SECTION

"I didn't want any surprises," Aguilera told PEOPLE in 2008 of her decision to deliver her son, Max, with a scheduled C-section at week 37 of her pregnancy. "Honestly, I didn't want any [vaginal] tearing. I had heard stories of women going in and having to have an emergency C-section [anyway]." Of course, scheduling the date of delivery posed its own set of anxieties: "The hardest part was deciding on his birthday. I wanted to leave it up to fate, but at the same time I was ready to be done early!"