Kim Kardashian, Kanye West reportedly expecting third child via surrogate
Congratulations may be in order for the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and her Life of Pablo rapper husband.
Us Weekly reports that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their third child together—but the social media mogul isn't pregnant herself! The couple's decided to use a surrogate, as many have suspected due to Kardashian's previous pregnancy experiences.
According to the magazine, the woman, who was referred to Kardashian, 36, and West, 40, by an agency, is in her late 20s, is a mother herself, and is from San Diego, Calif. She's also reportedly three months along, so we can all expect the youngest Kardashian-West to arrive in January 2018.Pregnant Julia Stiles shows off 8-month baby bump
As Nicki Swift previously reported, Kardashian and West, who are already parents to daughter North, 4, and son Saint, 1, appeared to begin their search for a surrogate in June 2017. They'd reportedly agreed to pay a total of $45,000 to the woman carrying their child and pay her in 10 monthly installments of $4,500, in addition to paying a deposit $68,850 to the agency behind the arrangement. If the pregnancy results in multiples, the famous pair will have to pay an additional $5,000 per child.
The contract also reportedly dictates the allowed habits of the surrogate—making it clear that she "cannot go in hot tubs or saunas, cannot handle or change cat litter, apply hair dye, drink more than one caffeinated beverage per day or eat raw fish," all of which could potentially harm the unborn child.
In recent months, Kardashian's been outspoken about wanting to have a third child, despite complications she's had in her prior two pregnancies. She previously experienced placenta accreta, which is a potentially life-threatening condition in which the placenta doesn't naturally detach and expel from a woman's body after she gives birth. Kardashian also suffered from preeclampsia, which resulted in high blood pressure and swelling during her pregnancies.How Mayweather and McGregor partied after the fight
No official word yet from Kardashian or West on the surrogate or the pregnancy.