Amal Clooney's mother reveals she was advised to abort her due to a placenta condition
Baria Alamuddin, a political journalist, has opened up on her 'difficult' pregnancy with her second daughter Amal Clooney. She said doctors initially told her to abort her pregnancy after spending two months in hospital due to a placenta condition. Baria said she ignored the advice after having dreams about her future daughter's face. Baria said Amal - who now has two children of her own with George Clooney - was born 'exactly as I saw her.'
Amal Clooney's mother has revealed that doctors initially told her to abort her pregnancy due to a placenta condition but she ignored their advice after having dreams of her future daughter's face.
Baria Alamuddin, a well known political journalist, opened up on her 'difficult' pregnancy with Amal in an interview with Vogue for a lengthy profile piece on her daughter.
'My pregnancy with Amal was a rather difficult one,' Baria said, adding that she spent two months in hospital with placenta previa. At some point I was told that I should lose the baby. I said no.
'I kept on having these dreams in which I would see her face and how she was going to look.' Baria said Amal - who now has two children of her own with George Clooney - was born 'exactly' as she saw her in her dreams.
Amal, who was born in Beirut, is Baria's second daughter with her husband Ramzi Alamuddin. They named her Amal, which means 'Hope' in Arabic, given she was born during a pause in Lebanon's civil war.
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