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Snooki labor: 27 hours later

Snooki labor: 27 hours later
You'd think modern medicine would've helped ease this whole labor movement. Instead, the average mom these days takes 6.5 hours to push her bundle out, vs. Grandma's quickie 4-hour delivery. For first-time moms, the Mayo Clinic says labor can "last for hours or even days." Snooki underwent a 27-hour labor to deliver Lorenzo Dominic LaValle. Despite the time, she confided to Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," "I didn't feel anything because I got the epidural." Maybe Megan Fox should've injected a vial of Snooki's blood before her own delivery.

Memorable Celebrity Birth Moments

June 19, 2013

Celebrities are often game to experiment. However, when it comes to giving birth these moms-to-be often want their experience to be as natural and harmonious as possible — sometimes to the point of seeming unnatural. But besides learning to breathe right and anguishing over whether to go the epidural-or-no-epidural route, they also have to plot how to avoid the almighty intrusive paparazzi lens. Here are just a few memorable — and sometimes controversial — birth moments of celebrity moms. -- By Vera H-C Chan