Gwyneth Paltrow Says She “Almost Died” Giving Birth to Daughter Apple

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Gwyneth Paltrow is letting her fans know about a health scare she experienced while giving birth to her first child. 

The 49-year-old Iron Man star was a guest on the Monday, Oct. 25 episode of podcast Armchair Expert, where she is accompanied by her host Dax Shepard discussed how people’s bodies change throughout the aging process.

Gwyneth, a mother to a daughter, was moved by this. Apple, 17 and son Moses, 15 with ex-husband Chris Martin, to describe the difficulty she experienced while in labor with Apple, who the star welcomed via C-section in May 2004. 

Gwyneth, who was married, shared that she had two cesareans. Brad Falchuk2018 “My daughter was an immediate emergency. It was crazy—we almost died. It was, like. Not good.”

The goop founder did not offer more specifics about the situation before adding, “Anyway, there’s a big scar across your body, and you’re like, ‘Oh, wow, that didn’t use to be there.’ You don’t think it’s bad or that it’s a problem, but you just feel like, “Oh my god!”