“Please! This is the type of stuff I will address,” Kim Kardashian, 34, tweeted, after a barrage of rumours about her second pregnancy infiltrated the Internet. “If I got a surrogate I would say I did! Thankfully I didn’t have 2.”
No, Kim didn’t have to get a surrogate, but the journey to conception wasn’t easy for her and hubby Kanye West, 37.
After a battle with preeclampsia and placenta accreta at the end of her first pregnancy with daughter North West (now almost 2), Kim knew things wouldn’t go so smoothly when she and Kanye tried for another child.
According to a source for People, the reality TV star and author of the new book Selfish and her rapper hubby reportedly tried to conceive for eight months before they finally sought in vitro fertilization and managed to conceive after two rounds: Four months ago, sources say they went through IVF with hormones, and the treatment didn’t take; on the next cycle, they tried IVF again, but without hormones, and Kim got pregnant.
“Kim also had three surgeries to repair her uterus,” says the source. “The inner lining had been so damaged that she was told conceiving on her own wasn’t possible.”
Is it true, what the rumours say? Is Kim expecting twins because of the IVF? Sources say this is not true.
In the meantime, Kim’s struggling with constant morning sickness.
“I have the worst morning sickness, day sickness, night sickness,” she said Monday, June 1, at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards.
She also took to Twitter to vent about the symptoms. “So f*cking sick today on all levels!!!!! UGHHHHHHHHH I can’t deal!!!!!!!!!! Praying I get through the day!” she tweeted on June 2.
Sources for the couple say they’re grateful she’s pregnant at all, given doctors’ warnings that she’d never be able to conceive after the complications of her first pregnancy. They’re also amply prepared for the high-risk delivery, and suspect they’ll have to stop at two kids.
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