A.R.T. in hol­ly­wood

celebri­ties strug­gle with in­fer­til­ity, too. Here are their sto­ries.

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Kim Kar­dashian west

Due to com­pli­ca­tions dur­ing her first preg­nancy, with daugh­ter north in 2012, which se­verely dam­aged her uterus, the re­al­ity star and hus­band, Kanye West, un­der­went IVF to con­ceive their son, saint, in 2014.

Kim is re­port­edly con­sid­er­ing get­ting a sur­ro­gate should she and Kanye de­cide to have an­other child, as re­vealed in a 2016 episode of her fam­ily’s re­al­ity show, Keep­ing Up With the Kar­dashi­ans.

Courteney Cox

in the hit show Friends, courteney’s char­ac­ter, Mon­ica Geller, and her hus­band, chan­dler Bing, both dealt with fer­til­ity prob­lems. this sto­ry­line was ac­tu­ally loosely based on the ac­tress’s own bat­tle with in­fer­til­ity in real life. courteney suf­fered sev­eral mis­car­riages but ul­ti­mately, at 39, she and now-ex-hus­band David ar­quette had their daugh­ter coco, who was con­ceived through IVF.


the Sex and the City star was al­ready in her late for­ties when she and hus­band Matthew Brod­er­ick de­cided to give their first-born, James Wilkie, who was con­ceived nat­u­rally, a sib­ling. the cou­ple tried, but failed, to con­ceive the nat­u­ral way. they even­tu­ally de­cided to get a ges­ta­tional sur­ro­gate and wel­comed twin girls, tabitha and Mar­ion, in 2009.

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