According to the CDC, approximately 14 percent of women 15-49 years of age in the U.S. have difficulty becoming pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term, and the following starlets are proof that celebrities really are just like everyone else.
1. Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen first opened up about struggling with IVF treatments in 2015. “John [Legend] and I were having trouble. We would have had kids five [kids] six years ago if it had happened,” she told Tyra Banks at the time. “But my gosh, it’s been a process.”
After freezing her eggs, she was able to get pregnant with her daughter Luna and son Miles.
In 2020, Teigen faced the “heartbreaking” loss of her son Jack at 20 weeks due to partial placenta abruption.
The 36-year-old is currently expecting another child with her husband John Legend.
2. Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union has been very candid about her struggles to get pregnant.
“I have had eight or nine miscarriages,” Union wrote in her book “We’re Going to Need More Wine”. “For three years, my body has been a prisoner of trying to get pregnant— I’ve either been about to go into an IVF cycle, in the middle of an IVF cycle, or coming out of an IVF cycle.”
In 2018, Union was finally able to get some answers on what may have been causing her infertility issues when she was diagnosed with adenomyosis.
Union and her husband Dwyane Wade welcomed their daughter Kaavia James in 2018 through a surrogate.
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3. Tamron Hall
Tamron Hall opened up about undergoing IVF and the anxiety she felt about losing her son Moses, who was born in 2019.
4. Mariah Carey
Before giving birth to her twins Moroccan and Monroe, Carey suffered a miscarriage in 2008. She opened up on 20/20 about