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Kim Kardashian is well and truly living her best life. The make-up mogul has just welcomed her fourth child via surrogate, a son named Psalm, and has been married to Kanye West for five years.

The 38-year-old made her first public appearance since welcoming the adorable baby boy almost two weeks ago, looking gorgeous in a pink, bodycon maxi dress.

She showed off her curvacious figure while at the launch of sister Kylie Jenner's skincare launch in Los Angeles. The mum-of-four supported Kylie's business venture alongside her siblings, all in pink:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Kim announced on Twitter that herself and husband Kanye had met their fourth child on May 10, writing; "He's here and he's perfect."

She later added, "He's also Chicago's twin lol I'm sure he will change a lot but now he looks just like her." The famous couple already are parents to North, aged five, Saint, aged three and 15-month old Chicago.

Baby Psalm was born healthy and weighed 6lbs, 9 ozs, according to TMZ. We can't wait for them to share more photos of their newborn.

Kylie got plenty of familial support for her skincare product launch, looking as glam as ever in a skintight, pink mini-dress.

The 21-year-old billionaire cosmetics guru was joined by Kourtney, Khloe, Kim, Caitlyn Jenner and 'momager' Kris to show off the new goods.

The Instagram Stories were buzzing in Kardashian-land last night, with fans getting a glimpse of the festivities.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Kylie's new walnut scrub has come under fire, with dermatologists claiming walnut is actually damaging for your skin.

We'll see if her new Kylie Skin collection will miss the mark or become a cult classic.

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It's official – Kim K's surrogate is in labour.

It was previously reported that the arrival of her fourth child was expected in May and it looks like the baby is set to be here on time. 

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star made the announcement in January that she and husband Kanye West were going to have a baby boy via surrogate.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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And sister Kourtney has now spilled the beans while filming the Ellen DeGeneres Show, which is set to air today. 

Kris Jenner was a guest on the TV show and was surprised when Ellen invited all of her grandkids and eldest daughter to join her.

When Ellen mentioned that Kim was supposed to be there, Kourtney revealed that Kim had to rush to the hospital. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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She said, ''My mom doesn't even know this but Kim's surrogate went into labour.''

She continued, ''So, she's at the hospital."

Kris was shocked and said, ''No! What are we doing here?! C'mon Ellen."

Her grandkids who were on the show were Penelope Disick, Mason Disick, Reign Disick, North West, Saint West and Chicago West – and they didn't seem fazed by the news.

Reign added, ''No more! I'm done with this conversation.'' 

Good luck to the whole family – we wish them all the best with a safe delivery and a healthy baby.  

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Kim Kardashian-West announced in January that she is expecting her fourth child with husband Kanye West via surrogate.

Their incoming addition will join their three children North (5), Saint (3), and Chicago (1).

Kim appeared on The Tonight Show last night, and in a clip obtained by E! News, she gave some details about her state of mind ahead of welcoming her 4th child.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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‘I heard that parents of four are the most enlightened and calm of all parents, she told host Jimmy Fallon.

‘The most calm, yes. Yes, I heard that!’

Jimmy then shared that he feels stressed out by his two children, and blamed the minimal sleep he now gets as a parent as a stress factor.

‘You just don't sleep anymore…ever,’ he exclaimed.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Kim admitted that she found adjusting to having a second child was the most difficult for Kim, a bigger change than welcoming her third.

‘I felt the huge change—from one to two felt like one to 20,’ she said.

‘That was harder than two to three for me!’

However, Kim expects that welcoming her fourth child will help to evenly distribute the parenting duties between herself and husband Kanye.

‘Right now, it's like me with two always and Kanye just has one, she told Jimmy. ‘So he's just like still living his life and I'm, ya know.’

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Kim previously did not have the chance to announce that she was expecting her 4th child via surrogate.

The information was leaked after Kim got drunk over the holidays and let the happy news slip to multiple people.

‘I got drunk at our Christmas Eve party and I told some people,’ she divulged in an episode of KUWTK.

‘I can't remember who I told because I never get drunk.’

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Following rumours which were rampant online and on social media, Kim admitted the family was expanding again during her appearance on Watch What Happens Live.

When host Andy Cohen asked her whether she and West were "working on another child,’ Kim simply replied ‘we are.’

Kim and Kanye are expecting a baby boy, who is reported to be due in May.

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Reports are rife that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child via surrogate, according to Us Weekly.

Multiple sources have told the publication that a baby boy is due to arrive in early May, and will be their second child welcomed through a surrogate.

Chicago West was born via surrogate on January 15, 2018, and is the couple's youngest daughter.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The famous couple have two other children; North West and Saint West. Kim Kardashian was allegedly advised not to have any more natural pregnancies by doctors after two complicated births.

Another birth could prove life-threatening for Kim, after she suffered from placenta accreta during her first two baby deliveries.

In August, Kardashian rejected tabloid claims that Kimye were planning their fourth child, telling Harper's Bazaar:

"I don't know, I don't know, I read that, I read something…none of that was true," she said, coyly.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"But I've been really open about it and talked about it on our show, so…I don't know. We start filming season 16 next week, so if I think about it more and it's gonna happen, you'll definitely see it on the show. But as of now, no."

The reality television star and member of the most famous family in America spoke to ELLE in 2018 about her torn emotions over baby number four.

"I dunno," she commented. "My home and my heart feel really full right now, in the best way." She then made it absolutely clear that four kids would be more than enough for her, with her lack of time.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"I don't think I could handle more than that," she said.

"My time is spread really thin. And I think it's important that in all couples, the mom gives the husband as much attention as the kids."

We hope they confirm the rumours soon, what exciting news.

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Amid shutdowns in commercial surrogacy programmes in some of Europe's most notable destinations, parents from abroad are turning their hopeful eyes to Ukraine. Would you?

While it’s rarely the first choice of any hopeful family, surrogacy can sometimes be the last viable option available to couples in need.

While contemporary medicine has be able to address a myriad of infertility issues, there are still some that are insurmountable. Leaving parents in need with few options.

Surrogacy is a hot debate in the media right now and has been for at least the last decade. Few countries have ideal legislation concerning the practice while others outright ban it.

Countries that were prominent for commercial surrogacy practices, such as India, Thailand, and Nepal, have closed extra national programmes due to reports of exploitation.

So where does that leave parents hoping to secure the future of their families? “Most of our clients are heartbroken when they come to us,” a spokesperson for a prominent multinational surrogacy company explains.

“Surrogacy is rarely anyone’s first choice, and the faith that the process requires is monumental.”

Dr. Rashmed Tounsend, has been working with the Valencia based company Ilaya since it’s advent in 2011. Ilaya services Ukraine surrogacy programmes but operates out of Spain.

“I think that most couples would prefer to work with a surrogate that was local to their home country, but due to legislation and cost, that option is largely unavailable to them," Tounsend tells us.

Ukraine has seen a surge in their surrogacy numbers since larger countries have been forced to ban the practice, but booming business hasn’t been enough to curb some couples concerns about exploitation and treatment of surrogate mothers.

Following the terrifying reports of the exploitative practices of surrogacy industry leaders, many intended parents hesitate to look abroad for their possible options. However, many are left with no choice.

With the rising costs of surrogacy programmes at home, or strict laws that don’t allow for a reliable avenue to pursue such procedures, families aren’t given many options.

The average cost for a surrogacy program in the US starts at around $90,000. Prices continue to rise should patients require multiple IVF attempts or run into other complications.

And that’s only if you live in a state where surrogacy is legal. “Couples from states that do not allow for surrogacy can see an increase in their total costs due to travel arrangements and necessities.” Tounsend reminds us.

For families from such countries as the UK or Australia, travelling to a country like the U.S. for surrogacy is completely out of the question, due to financial constraints.

This leaves these families searching for options that are closer and much less costly. “Ukraine then becomes a much more viable option, because it’s located in mainland Europe, so no specialised visas are required for travel.” Tounsend says.

Flights from the UK to mainland Europe can be obtained at a fraction of the cost of those to the US.

Surrogacy: The Only Choice for Some

Surrogacy in the Ukraine has been strictly regulated since 2000. Laws outlining the rights of intended parents, as well as setting parameters for who is eligible to become a surrogate, were set in place.

Largely due to this legislation, as well as having high standards for medical care, saw Ukraine sweeping up many families who were looking to secure a surrogate outside of their home country. However, these laws can be difficult to regulate properly.

There have been reports for surrogate mothers receiving less than ideal medical care, and being victims of obvious malpractice. One report mentions mothers being treated “like cattle” and mocked by doctors.

While officials stress that this is not the norm, whispers of malpractice and embryo swapping have also been heard, although are still unfounded as of yet.

While it may not be an easy choice to make for many couples, it is one that has provided positive results for many.

Health experts in Ukraine estimate that there are over 2,500 babies born to surrogates each year in their country, which makes them familiar with the practice.

They also offer novel medical techniques and incentives that are not seen in other countries, like an unlimited number of IVF attempts, and no age restrictions regarding gamete supplication from intended parents.

Surrogate mothers that are found eligible are set to earn well above what would be expected from a Ukrainian minimum wage.

However, commercial surrogacy abroad is still not risk free, and hopeful parents are urged to do thorough research before choosing a clinic to continue the procedure with.

Which continues to make the choice a difficult one for families who worry about more than just the financial costs of surrogacy.

“Ukraine surrogacy is just one of the options that we offer prospective parents. There are other avenues available to some couples.

While it’s not the first choice for many, it’s a choice that our clients are extremely satisfied with in the end. Ultimately, our goal is to provide safety and happiness to our clients and our surrogate mothers.

Whatever avenue is the best for all parties involved, is the one we pursue.” Tounsend says.

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Congratulations to Jessica Chastain an her husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo.

According to reports, the couple have became first-time parents to a baby girl.

The 41-year-old actor has named her little one, who was born via a surrogate, Giulietta Passi Chastain, who was born via surrogate.

The tot is also four months old.

Jessica has been at the centre of swirling pregnancy rumours for a while now, with the first reports of her new bundle of joy beginning in October, when she was spotted on the set of her movie, Eve, pushing a pram. 

Jessica married her 35-year-old fashion executive husband last June at his family's estate, Villa Tiepolo Passi, in Treviso, Italy.

They had been dating for five years before that. 

Jessica is notoriously  private about their relationship, and does not open up about her personal life to the media, so many people were in the dark about the baby.

We think that it's fabulous news and wish them both all the luck as the start this new journey together as a trio.

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Since Kim and Kanye welcomed their new arrival into the world on Wednesday, the rumour mill have gone into overdrive as fans speculated heavily that 20-year-old Kylie served as Kimye's carrier. 

The rumours seemed to make sense, with Kylie and Kim's surrogate being due around the same time based on estimates. 

However, Kim has taken to her website to put those rumours to bed.

 

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'After exploring many options, Kanye and I decided to use a gestational carrier,' Kim told her fans on kimkardashianwest.com.

'Although I have used the term surrogate in the past, a gestational carrier is actually the technical term for a woman who carries a baby that she has no biological relationship to.' – note the emphasis on having no biological relationship.

'A traditional surrogate donates her egg, is artificially inseminated with the father's sperm and then carries the baby to term.'

'Since we implanted my fertilised egg in our gestational carrier, our baby is biologically mine and Kanye's.'

'You can either choose someone that you know or you can go through an agency, like Kanye and I did.'

We guess that's that, then. 

Kylie has not posted to Instagram in over three weeks time, leading many to believe that she has already given birth. 

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A source came forward last week to tell the world that Kim and Kanye are expecting baby number three.

A source close to the couple told People that the couple will be extending their family via surrogate. 

They told the mag that the surrogate is pregnant and expecting to deliver a new member of the Kardashian-West clan in 2018.

Of course Kim and Kanye have seen the rumours and reports, and while they have not officially released a statement regarding the issue, Kim did comment on the news at New York Fashion Week

'I've definitely seen a lot of things, we've never confirmed anything,' she told E! News last night.

'So, I think when we're ready to talk about it we will, and I think it's super invasive when people are just… So many details out there, and like I've never heard this, I've never heard this.'

'Like whatever. We have not confirmed it, and that's that. I'll let you know when we're ready.'

So that is neaither a denial or a confirmation.

Perhaps the pair are biding their time to make an official announcement.

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It seems that major congrats are in order for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who are reportedly expecting their third child.

A source close to the couple confirmed the news to People today.

The source claimed that the couple's surrogate is pregnant and expecting to deliver a new member of the Kardashian-West clan in 2018.

Baby number three is reportedly set to join four-year-old North and one-year-old Saint as early as January.

'The entire family is over the moon.'

'Kim had been looking for a surrogate for months until recently, when she found the perfect candidate,' the source explained.

'Given her health scares in the past, Kim felt the need to hire a surrogacy agency that helped serve as the liaison in finding a healthy woman who would be a great surrogate option for her and Kanye.'

'Both of them have been super involved in the process.'

'They want everything to be perfect, and for the baby to be extremely healthy.'

'They don’t want any complications, and Kim is providing an ideal eating regimen and diet so everyone knows what the baby is consuming before it’s born.'

Congratulations to the pair and their growing family.

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Last month, US weekly broke the news that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had hired a surrogate to carry their third child, and assuming the reports are true, the couple will likely welcome baby boy or girl in early 2018.

A source recently revealed to the magazine that a San Diego mother in her late 20's, chosen by the couple after she was referred by an agency, is now three months pregnant.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and rapper wed in 2014 and are already parents to two children under five-years-old – North, four, and Saint, 19 months.

Kim has never been shy about expressing her desire to have a large family. Speaking on the Ellen Show back in 2014 she said: "I have so many siblings and I love it, they're my best friends and I would love that for my kids.” 

However, the reality star was left devastated when she was told another pregnancy could pose serious risks to her health.

She suffers from placenta accreta, a condition where the placenta grows too deeply into the womb during pregnancy.

However, determined not to let her condition stop her from having more children, Kim and Kanye agreed to pay a surrogate $45,000 in 10 monthly instalments of $4,500, according to TMZ.

Should the surrogate become pregnant with multiple children, the couple will pay a additional $5,000 per child – all on top of the huge $68,850 deposit given to the agency.

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US reports have claimed that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have hired a surrogate to carry their third child.

Kim suffered a number of complications during her two previous pregnancies and was told by doctors that it was too risky for her to carry another child.

Citing unidentified sources, People Magazine and E! News reported that the couple has chosen their surrogate, while TMZ claimed the couple had agreed to pay the woman more that $113,000 to carry their child.

“Kim and Kanye will use a surrogate to carry their third baby. They are both very excited to give their kids a sibling,” a source told People.

The rumours have been fuelled by a recent episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians in which Kim spoke about the option of surrogacy:

"I think I always knew that surrogacy was an option, but I didn't think it was that realistic of an option, and now I feel like that's my reality." 

The news comes after a difficult year for the couple. Last October Kim was the victim of a robbery in Paris and Kanye was forced to cancel his December tour after he was hospitalised for apparent mental health issues.

Since then, the couple, who are already parents to North (age 4) and Saint (age 1), have taken a much more modest approach to social media, with just the occasional post about family life.

The reports did not reveal whether the supposed surrogate was already pregnant.  

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Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly welcomed twins via a surrogate.

According to Portuguese TV station SIC, the children, a boy called Mateo and a girl called Eva, were born on Thursday.

 

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"Mateo and Eva, those are the names of Cristiano Ronaldo’s twins," the channel claimed.

"The boy and girl were born to a surrogate mum. It’s a secret that Cristiano Ronaldo hasn't yet revealed to the rest of the world."

 

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In March it was reported that Ronaldo was due to become a father again this summer.

There has been no official announcement of the birth yet, but several Portuguese publications are announcing the news.

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