In "Nanny to the Stars" Connie Simpson's new book, the celebrity duo open up about their "not exactly normal" birth plan, and how it went completely awry in this exclusive excerpt.
For Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, welcoming their son Silas in April 2015 didn't exactly turn out the way they intended.
In a new book by "Nanny to the Stars" Connie Simpson, the famous couple opened up about their original birth plan -- which apparently included "two midwives, one doula [and] one meditation birthing class -- and how they planned on having a "natural childbirth."
However, as the couple explain in this exclusive excerpt from The Nannie Connie Way: Secrets to Mastering the First Four Months of Parenthood, everything fell apart and Biel ended up having to undergo a C-section at the hospital.
"Our story with Nanny Connie started the day we brought our son home from the hospital. That may sound like a normal statement coming from new parents, except our birth plan was anything but normal. We had two midwives, one doula, one meditation birthing class, a ton of hippie baby books, and a lovely home in the Hollywood Hills that we had turned into a labor training facility that we called The Octagon. So, not exactly normal.
"When all our plans fell apart and the serene, natural childbirth we had envisioned ended with a transfer to the hospital and an emergency C-section, we arrived home exhausted, disillusioned, and totally in shock. I was obsessed with everything organic, toxin-free, natural, and homeopathic for our kid, who came into this world in an operating room through an incision. I was a dictator, making myself and my husband insane!"
Luckily for the famous couple, Nanny Connie came into their lives to help their deal with the immense difficulties and numerous challenges many first-time parents face in the first few months of their newborn child's lives.
Now the adoring duo have a real handle on the whole parenting thing, and they've raised a really adorable little boy, who turns 3 in April. Check out the celebrity nanny's new book to see what impact getting helping hand had in the early days of their parenthood.
The Nannie Connie Way: Secrets to Mastering the First Four Months of Parenthood is out April 10. Reprint courtesy of Gallery Books.
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