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Gretchen Rossi Breaks Down In Tears Ahead Of Her C-Section

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Jul. 2 2019, Updated 6:59 p.m. ET

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Gretchen Rossi broke down in tears only days before her scheduled C-section. The former Real Housewives of Orange County star got emotional with her fiancé Slade Smiley over an issue that many pregnant women deal with before giving birth.

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Gretchen, 40, revealed on Monday, July 1, that she’ll either be induced or have a scheduled C-section on Thursday, July 11.

The handbag designer opened up about the emotional pains she's been experiencing before giving birth.

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"Slade came downstairs on Saturday and I was crying and he said ‘baby what’s wrong’ and I said ‘I’m so sad I’m not going to be pregnant anymore, and I feel like I needed more time with her in my belly,’” Gretchen revealed on Instagram.

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“I mean my belly just finally really popped out this past month and a half, and I have been really enjoying it,” she continued. “I guess I don’t feel like I got enough time to really feel pregnant with a bump and all, and I’m starting to realize how much I am going to miss her kicks and jabs (even the really hard ones up in my ribs).”

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“Of course I’m so excited to meet her but also feeling emotions of sadness at the same time,” Gretchen added. The mother-to-be then asked her followers for help navigating her complicated emotions.

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“Just wait...the moment you lay eyes on her, you’ll forget all about it,” one fan reassured her. “You’re going to be an amazing mother.”

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Gretchen and Slade, 45, are expecting their first child, a daughter named Skylar Gray, together. They’ve named her after Slade's youngest son Grayson.

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