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Pink wanted natural birth, but Willow had other plans

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As previously noted, Pink had her baby girl Willow Sage back on June 2, but she's now telling People the details of the birth, which was by Cesarean section after the singer was in labor for two nights. Not that the 31-year-old wanted it that way.

"We took all kinds of classes and decided to work with midwives," she says of herself and husband Carey Hart. "I was really looking forward to the whole rite of passage — giving birth perfectly present, unmedicated, in the way nature intended." Turns out, Willow wasn't willing to cooperate.

"She was in the frank breech position, which is head up with her legs up by her head in a pike position. We tried everything to turn her around," Pink says. "Turns out this little girl had other plans — she is my daughter, after all. It all turned out perfectly in the end, even though it wasn’t what we intended, because she is healthy and happy and so am I. We'll go for our natural birth next time, for sure."

She also notes that the her daughter's name came from Pink's favorite tree: "It's the most flexible tree in nature and nothing can break it  — no wind, no elements," she tells the mad. "It can bend and withstand anything. I love that sentiment. I want that for her." But will she be able to hold up under the crush of paparazzi?

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[Last modified: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 4:01pm]

    

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