Sarah Michelle Gellar fractured jaw during childbirth

Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar says she fractured her jaw during childbirth. Photo / Getty Images
Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar says she fractured her jaw during childbirth. Photo / Getty Images

Childbirth was extra painful for actress Sarah Michelle Gellar - she fractured her jaw screaming.

The former Buffy the Vampire Slayer star arrived at the hospital minutes before giving birth and was not able to receive an epidural.

"I think I yelled so loud that I actually fractured my jaw. True story, I had to have surgery afterwards... from biting down," she told US late night host David Letterman.

"I felt so badly (for screaming), I thought there was going to be some woman down the hall giving birth to their first child hearing this going, 'I'm not doing this'."

Gellar has two children - daughter Charlotte, born in September 2009, and son Rocky, born in September 2012.

- WENN

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