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Hayden Panettiere: Motherhood is an out-of-body experience

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Hayden Panettiere: Motherhood is an out-of-body experience

Hayden Panettiere says become a mother has been like an "out-of-body experience".

The 'Nashville' star gave birth to daughter Kaya - her first child with her fiancé Wladimir Klitschko - last December and since she welcomed her baby into the world she has re-prioritised her entire life.

Musing on motherhood in an interview with 'Good Morning America', Hayden, 25, said: "It's out of body ... As long as your kids are happy and healthy and all good - it's fabulous."

She then added: "You just re-prioritise ... You hear that they're healthy, and you just don't care about yourself any more. It's the most out-of-body experience, where you go, 'I will completely lay myself on the line for my child. Without even a hesitation.' "

The arrival of Kaya has had a similar effect on world heavyweight champion boxer Wladimir.

The 39-year-old pugilist previously said: "It has changed my life completely. I'm so happy to have Hayden in my life. She's the best mom I could even imagine. She's a true, amazing mom ... I think [having] children is something that connects you until the end of your days no matter what. And I think that, Kaya, our daughter, has connected us forever. And that's the most amazing thing. Everything else is coming, it's something that needs to be planned ... but the connection with the child is better than any marriage!"