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8 Red carpet women who struggled with pregnancy

From Giuliana to Jane and Jamie Lee

Congratulations to Giuliana and Bill Rancic on their upcoming bundle of joy! Giuliana joins the company of these eight women who also struggled to become mothers.

Celine Dion

Celine Dion

Celine Dion successfully delivered her twins after a miscarriage, six in-vitro fertilization attempts and multiple rounds of acupuncture.

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

Actress Angela Bassett waited quite a while to finally welcome her twins via a surrogate in 2006.

Cindy Margolis

Cindy Margolis

Supermodel and actress Cindy Margolis struggled with infertility very publicly. Though she had her first child through IVF, her two daughters were born prematurely by a surrogate in 2005. Her struggles inspired her to publish the book Having a Baby...When the Old-Fashioned Way Isn't Working.

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields struggled not only to conceive, but also with postpartum depression. After a miscarriage and multiple rounds of IVF, she successfully expanded her family. "Having children shifted my focus in such a way that, and it's not just a cliche that it is no longer about me, it actually became more about the entirety of my life."

Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour

After two miscarriages, Jane Seymour went through IVF to conceive her twins. She told us last year, "I'm incredibly grateful for the life I have. I have had incredibly varied and rich experiences. I'm not talking about money, but I'm talking about the kind of experience that I have had in life."

Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley suffered three miscarriages while in the process of IVF. Yet finally, she gave birth to daughter Sailor Lee with (formerly happily married) husband, Peter Cook.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis chose adoption after she and husband Christopher Guests struggled with infertility. She wrote the book, Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born, to stress the importance of an adopted child's special birth story as well.

Marcia Cross

Marcia Cross

Marcia Cross isn't just part of Desperate Housewives while on set -- she skipped her honeymoon to start IVF treatment. The sacrifice paid off, as she successfully conceived twins Eden and Savannah. "I wanted to be a member of that club so badly, and now I'm in and it's so much better than I even imagined," she told People.

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