Mother's Day 2013

The Ups & Downs on the Road to Motherhood: In Their Own Words

From Hayden Panettiere's postpartum to Gwyneth Paltrow's miscarriage reveal, celebs open up about the struggles of becoming a mom


Her challenge: Difficulty conceiving
Theirs was a simple wish: to have a baby together. But after years of unsuccessful attempts, the actress and husband Max Handelman considered using a gestational surrogate. "Once my focus became the baby and not the pregnancy, it was a very easy decision," said The Hunger Games actress. Son Felix was born in March 2011, while second son, Magnus, was also born using a surrogate in November 2012.