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Kim Kardashian Shares 'The Truth,' Details Using Surrogate to Carry Third Child: 'It Was So Hard'

Kim Kardashian Shares 'The Truth,' Details Using Surrogate to Carry Third Child: 'It Was So Hard'

Kim Kardashian details what it was like having a surrogate – or a gestational carrier – carry her third child for her.

The 37-year-old reality star tweeted out a link and captioned it, “The Truth,” in an essay about using a surrogate after doctors advised against her carrying another baby for health reasons.

“After exploring many options, Kanye and I decided to use a gestational carrier. Although I have used the term surrogate in the past, a gestational carrier is actually the technical term for a woman who carries a baby that she has no biological relationship to. A traditional surrogate donates her egg, is artificially inseminated with the father’s sperm and then carries the baby to term. Since we implanted my fertilized egg in our gestational carrier, our baby is biologically mine and Kanye‘s,” Kim wrote on her website.

“Having a gestational carrier is definitely different, but anyone who says or thinks it’s the easy way out is completely wrong. People assume it’s better because you don’t have to deal with the physical changes, pain or complications with delivery, but for me it was so hard to not carry my own child, especially after I carried North and Saint,” Kim continued.

“I’m so grateful for modern technology and that this is even possible. It’s not for everyone, but I absolutely love my gestational carrier and this was the best experience I’ve ever had. Our gestational carrier gave us the greatest gift one could give. The connection with our baby came instantly and it’s as if she was with us the whole time. Having a gestational carrier was so special for us and she made our dreams of expanding our family come true. We are so excited to finally welcome home our baby girl,” Kim concluded.

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  • moody

    complain complain complain whine whine whine…it was sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo hard being pregnant and it’s soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo hard using a surrogate and woe is me.

  • Casey C

    oh cry me a fucking river

  • matthewriddick1

    You are a grown woman with 3 kids now, not a spoiled little princess anymore

  • dee

    i actually dont even feel irritated by what she said, and kinda understand what she means and is coming, now with that said, wtf kinda stupid name did they pick now… is what i wanna know. Theyre probably upset that Dream and Reign are already taken by others.

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