Aguilera "Too Terrified" to Give Birth Naturally
New mom Christina Aguilera opted to deliver her son by Caesarian
section - because she was too scared to give birth naturally.
The singer gave birth to son Max Liron - her first child with husband
Jordan Bratman - on 12 January (08) at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical
And Aguilera, 27, booked the operation in advance to make sure she
didn't have to go through the pain of childbirth.
She tells People magazine, "I'd heard horror stories about
tearing. I really wanted a calm and peaceful environment. I didn't want
But the star admits her husband had no such qualms and insisted on
recording the whole experience.
She adds, "Jordan wasn't squeamish at all. He had the video camera
ready to go. The most reassuring thing was hearing that first beautiful
cry. I just welled up with tears."