According to a source at People magazine, Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye West have hired a surrogate to help expand their family. Already parents to 4-year-old daughter North and 18-month-old son Saint, Kardashian West said that she began to consider surrogacy when her doctors told her that it would be unsafe for her to have another child.
“I’ve come to the conclusion in my mind that I can’t carry another one. So now I want to explore surrogacy,” she told her mother, Kris Jenner on an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Kardashian West announced on her blog that during both of her pregnancies, she suffered from a potentially life-threatening condition known as placenta accreta, which causes the blood vessels and placenta to grow into the uterine wall, a condition that can cause heavy bleeding and hemorrhage. Although she underwent a procedure to help her to be able to carry a third time, the results were unsuccessful.
“I’d just love nothing more than to expand my family and just know that I have this world at home that’s safe,” Kardashian West told her family back in April. The reality star — who was a victim of a robbery that took place in Paris last year — said that her experience has only made her desire to have another child more urgent than ever.
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