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Kim Kardashian: 9 Other Celebrities Who Had Premature Babies

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their daughter on Saturday, and although it was a joyous occasion, their baby came early, very early.

Kim Kardashian wasn’t due to have her baby until July and reportedly had her daughter five weeks early. A standard pregnancy, at full-term, lasts 40 weeks. Kim Karadashian had her baby prematurely at 35 weeks. There is no word yet why Kim gave birth so early, but there are reports that the night before her delivery she was feeling “off.” And there was the health scare that Kim had where she thought she would have to have her appendix removed. But thankfully everything seems to have gone smoothly and Kim and Kanye’s baby is healthy and doing fine.

Kim Kardashian is not alone in delivering early in Hollywood – check out these other 9 celebrities who had premature babies right here:

  • Kim Kardashian 1 of 10
    Kim Kardashian shows her baby bump as she heads out for lunch in Los Angeles
  • Anna Faris and Chris Pratt 2 of 10
    "Zero Dark Thirty" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

    Anna Faris and Chris Pratt has their first child back in August 2012, and baby Jack was born early. He was put into the NICU but they soon were able to bring him home. 

     

  • Brooke Mueller 3 of 10
    60th Primetime EMMY Awards - Arrivals

    Brooke Mueller and Charlie Sheen welcomed their twin boys - Max and Bob - back in March 2009. The two were born a month early and weighed just a little more than four pounds each.

     

  • Julia Roberts 4 of 10
    "Fireflies in the Garden" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

    About two months before Julia Roberts due date with her twins, Phinneaus and Hazel, she began to have early contractions. She was put onto bed rest and stayed at a hospital for a while. She went home and soon after went into labor and delivered her twins at 36 weeks -- four weeks early.

     

  • Joey Lawrence 5 of 10
    "Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

    Melissa & Joey star Joey Lawrence's second daughter - Liberty Grace - was born six-and-a-half weeks early back in March 2010 and she had Rh disease which can be fatal. But after she was put into the NICU, Liberty survived and is now doing fine!

  • Melissa Gilbert 6 of 10
    "Born to Be Wild 3D" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

    Melissa Gilbert of Little House on the Prairie fame gave birth to her son Michael (with ex- Bruce Boxleitn) very early. He was born prematurely at just 28 weeks. After he was born he was put onto a ventilator and given a feeding tube. But he grew up to be very healthy and strong, there is he is above with his arm around his mom.

     

  • Faith Hill and Tim McGraw 7 of 10
    Faith Hill and Tim McGraw's "Soul2Soul" Concert Press Conference at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on August 7, 2012

    Country music superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw's youngest daughter was born very early, eight weeks early to be exact. Audrey, their youngest daughter, was born at just 32 weeks after Faith Hill went to a OB-GYN appointment and they found her amniotic fluid was very low, they realized they had to have Faith Hill give birth immediately.

  • Sherri Shepherd 8 of 10
    84th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

    Sherri Shepherd's son Jeffrey had a very tough beginning. Sherri was initially pregnant with twins but lost one of the babies. She was placed on bed rest and her son Jeffrey was born when she was just five-and-a-half months pregnant, he was just one pound, 10 ounces. He had several health issues but he was strong and survived them all.

     

  • Jamie Anne Allman 9 of 10
    AMC's 'The Killing' Season 2 Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

    The Killing's star Jamie Anne Allman had a very difficult pregnancy with horrible morning sickness, bed rest, and even the use of a wheelchair.  She had her twin boys, Asher and Oliver, 81 days early. The boys were born in late January but she didn't get to bring them home from the hospital until late April.

     

  • Celine Dion 10 of 10
    2013 Billboard Music Awards - Press Room

    Celine Dion and her husband Rene Charles welcomed their twin sons early, and the two had to spend the first couple days of life in incubators.

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