We absolutely love it when celebrities open up about their own fertility struggles. It helps us all speak more about it and understand that we are not alone.
Putting a face to fertility issues, Jaime King took to Instagram on Friday, July 25, to explain in detail the painful lengths she went to in order to get pregnant with her son James, now 9 months.
“For all the women out there who think they are alone in this #youarenotalone #ihavetobebravetosupportothers #realtalkhatterrifiesus,” she captioned a picture of a long note.
In the note, King, 35, revealed that she spent eight years struggling before giving birth to James.
“8 yrs of pain & undiagnosed PSOC [Polycystic ovary syndrom] & Endometriosis,” she said. “5 miscarriages, 5 rounds of IVF [In vitro fertilization], 26 IUIs [Intrauterine insemination], most with no outcome, 4-1/2 years of trying to conceive, 26 hours of brutal labor, early delivery b/c of sudden preeclampsia, tearing and tearing after the stitches were in once I was home.”
The lengthy description inspired many of King’s followers to share their own stories in the post’s comment section and to thank and praise her for her honesty.