A.R.T. in hollywood
celebrities struggle with infertility, too. Here are their stories.
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.
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.
SARAH jessica PARKER
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.