Monday, February 04, 2008

Celebrity home birth!

Scrubs star John McGinley and his wife Nichole recently had a waterbirth at home with a midwife in attendance. McGinley had these comments about the birth: "Nichole was a mountain lion, a warrior in the birthing process. The birth was astonishing!" Read more here.

8 comments:

  1. Yay! I noticed this on my Google News too. I wonder if celeb home birth in the news makes normal-people-home-birth look any less weird?

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  2. Jen.b.in.az2/4/08, 2:21 PM

    There's a whole thread on MDC about celebrity homebirthers...I love it! Hadn't yet seen this one - thanks for posting.

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  3. i saw this news this morning too. LOVE it! :)

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  4. THat's awesome! I love Scrubs and have a secret crush on John McGinley. ;) YAY!

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  5. Jen.b.in.az2/4/08, 9:13 PM

    LOL Jill! I too love Scrubs...don't know about the crush, but love the show! ;)

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  6. Hmm, interesting. I wasn't aware of the celebrity home birth trend beyond TomKat. Thanks for the update. I tagged you on balance today.

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  7. I missed that on the news-what fabulous publicity and great contrast to all the c-sections going on at the moment. cheers for that. Sarah

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  8. Ricki Lake helped put together a documentary about midwives and homebirth including footage of her own homebirth. Check out: www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com

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