Just like the rest of us, celebrities are victims to the stressful curve balls life can throw our way from time to time. But the stress of dealing with infertility issues when you’re desperately trying to make one big happy family is definitely peak emotional roller coaster.
When two people fall madly in love and decide to combine their lives, the natural next step is to go half on a baby. But it’s often lost on us just how emotionally taxing it can be for couples who don’t have it so easy when it comes to procreating. On Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kim Kardashian revealed she and Kanye West were weighing their options to have their third child, Chicago West. Since Kim’s pregnancies with her daughter North and son Saint were met with serious complications, carrying a third pregnancy full-tern came with life-threatening consequences for the reality star.
Chrissy Teigen has also been fearless in sharing her story about fertility issues. The birth of her and John Legend’s daughter, Luna, and son, Miles, was preceded by years of unsuccessful attempts to get pregnant. The loads of questions from media and friends about when the couple were finally going to have a baby, not knowing they were desperately trying, was an added sting.
Remy Ma suffered from an ectopic pregnancy – a painful experience which she was brave enough to share on Love & Hip Hop. Though this was a tough blow, Remy and her husband Papoose revealed their story in hopes of uplifting other women who are in the same boat.
Millions of women and men, famous or not, struggle to have children due to a number of reproductive causes. What helps couples during these insanely trying times is knowing they’re not alone. Take a look at these celebrities who have encountered fertility struggles and learned how they’ve overcome them.
Comedian Michelle Buteau rants about the expectations of our post baby world and why celebrities should probably get used to it.