One 12 months after Kourtney Kardashian and husband Travis Barker introduced plans to pause their in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapies, she is embracing her physique’s modifications.
“A little bit IVF physique,” the Lemme founder, 44, captioned a Wednesday, Could 3, Instagram Story tribute for her pal Natalie’s birthday.
Kardashian had shared a slew of throwback pictures of the besties, together with a poolside snap with designer Nicole Williams English as all of them attended an occasion for Kardashian’s life-style model. “All the time supporting Poosh,” the Hulu character added in her Wednesday caption.
Kardashian and the Blink-182 drummer, 47, had beforehand undergone IVF cycles following their October 2021 engagement, hoping to conceive their first baby collectively. The Maintaining Up With the Kardashians alum is already a mom to sons Mason, 13, and Reign, 8, and daughter Penelope, 10, whom she coparents with ex Scott Disick. Barker, for his half, shares son Landon, 19, and daughter Alabama, 16, with ex-wife Shanna Moakler. The “All of the Small Issues” musician can also be a father determine to Moakler’s daughter Atiana, 23, from a earlier relationship.
“The fertility journey, Travis and I, we keep within the second and simply do the steps that we have to do,” Kardashian mentioned throughout a Could 2022 episode of The Kardashians, earlier than documenting docs’ visits and egg retrievals. “It’s good to listen to excellent news and have some positivity. We love that, however we simply wait to listen to the ultimate phrases.”
The twosome finally determined to take a break from attempting to have a child whereas they deliberate their Italian nuptials.
“We began an IVF journey, however I ended. It was quite a bit. I took a break to only deal with our wedding ceremony and getting married,” the Poosh founder later informed WSJ journal in September 2022. “It’s all this stuff you may’t do: No intercourse, no caffeine, no alcohol, no sugar. You’ve gotta eat this actually clear, strict weight loss plan and also you do it for 5 days. It’s to reset your physique.”
She added on the time: “You do all of that — and it’s cleansing out [the toxins from] your tissues. And then you definately go into this spa and do therapies every single day for 4 hours. All the pieces may be very ritualistic and has a objective, and it’s fascinating. I used to be doing it largely for cleaning my physique [in preparation to] hopefully have a child.”
Kardashian and the Barker Wellness founder wed for the third time in Portofino, Italy, in Could 2022. Because the pair get pleasure from their newlywed bliss, a number of of the fact TV star’s social media pictures have sparked being pregnant hypothesis — which she’s shot down.
After a social media consumer requested in March if she was pregnant, Kardashian revealed by way of Instagram remark that her physique was a results of “the after impacts [sic] of IVF.”
She wrote: “I solely acknowledge this remark bc I do assume it’s essential to know the way IVF impacts ladies’s our bodies and it’s not spoken about a lot. … Are also we nonetheless asking ladies in the event that they’re pregnant? 💛.”