11/21/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Milla Jovovich Talks About 72-Hour Labor

As her daughter Ever turns 1, Milla Jovovich reveals that her child birth over Halloween was exceptionally difficult.

"I was in labor for 72 hours," Jovovich tells PEOPLE at the Spike TV's Scream 2008, in Hollywood over the weekend. "I was up for 48 hours, for two nights. I started Halloween night. By the time I went into the hospital, it was the night of November 2. I finally went into the hospital and had the epidural."

Despite the ghoulish lack of rest, Jovovich, 32, says when Ever Gabo Anderson arrived, "all I wanted to do was just show her who her mom is, and talk to her."

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