While they might not seem like “one of us” in very many ways, there are a few ways that celebrities are just like us. The most apparent of these ways? Things we can’t control, like weight issues, family issues, or fertility issues. Read on for a list of celebrities that have dealt with infertility in the past, or are currently dealing with infertility. Age hits celebs just like us normal folk, and advanced age and fertility are never a good mix. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here
While big sister Kourtney had no problem getting pregnant twice, Khloe’s other older sister Kim was said to have fertility issues before getting pregnant with baby North West. However, Khloe herself has been struggling to conceive for years now. She is even considering going in for fertility treatments, which will be documented on the family’s reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians“.
Before Mariah gave birth to twins Morocco and Monroe in 2011, the singer suffered a miscarriage. After that, she quickly sought fertility treatments, and went on progesterone treatments every month, through the first ten weeks of her pregnancy. The progesterone reduced her miscarriage risk, and she welcomed her twins with no complications whatsoever.
The beautiful Hollywood star now has two sons via surrogate. She suffered for years and years with fertility problems before going the surrogate route. She explained of her situation: “The one true hurdle I’ve faced in life is that I have a broken belly. After years of trying to get pregnant, exploring the range of fertility treatments, all unsuccessful, our journey led us to gestational surrogacy: We make a “baby cake” and bake it in another woman’s “oven”.’ And that is just what she did!
The E! correspondent has been through a long road to become a mom. After two failed IVF cycles, she found out she had breast cancer. She couldn’t continue her third IVF cycle due to her cancer medications, so she and hubby Bill enlisted the help of a surrogate. Now, Giuliana is cancer free and has a beautiful baby boy Edward Duke to enjoy life with!
Nicole has always been open about her fertility issues. “I had tried and failed and failed and failed. Not to be too detailed, but I’ve had an ectopic pregnancy, miscarriages and I’ve had fertility treatments. I’ve done all the stuff you can possibly do to try get pregnant,” Nicole said. “I had so much time thinking that wasn’t going to happen in my life and trying to understand that. When it did happen — and for it to be a surprise — that was great.” Nicole adopted two children while she was married to Tom Cruise. She got pregnant by surprise and gave birth to a daughter with her current hubby Keith Urban, and the couple later had another daughter via surrogate.
If you want to hear about a woman determined to become pregnant, you need to hear Celine Dion’s story. The superstar vowed to do whatever it took to become pregnant. After three failed IVF attempts, a miscarriage, and daily hormone injections, Celine finally had a baby the old fashioned way!