Famous People Who Used Fertility Treatments
The private lives of celebrities come with a lot of beauty, sexuality and so many other secrets. When it comes to infertility many celebrities keep it as secretive as their latest de-aging surgery. However, many famous people have chosen to speak out about using IVF or other fertility treatments to get pregnant. This has helped many in the LGBTQ and African-Amercancommunities shed light on seeking help with fertility treatments to have children, thanks to famous people like Ricky Martin and Michelle Obama.
We compiled a list of 6 Famous People Who Had IVF or Fertility Treatments to Have Children
- Kim Kardashian
Famous celebrity couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have three beautiful children. Their eldest child was conceived naturally. While their second child was conceived with IVF treatment followed by a difficult pregnancy. Their third child was conceived via a surrogate.
- Michelle Obama
Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama suffered a miscarriage. Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, she opens up about seeking IVF treatments to have both daughters Malia and Sasha.
- Elton John
Superstar singer Elton John and his husband David Furnish have two children conceived via IVF with a surrogate mother.
- Ricky Martin
Singer Ricky Martin and husband, Jwan Yosef, welcome a fourth child with the help of IVF and a surrogate mother. Ricky Martin first became a Dad in 2008 to twin and in 2016 got engaged to Jwan. They were married in 2018, shortly after they announced they were having a baby girl.
- Gretchen Rossi
Orange County Real HouseWives star Gretchen Rossi and husband Slade Smiley had been trying to conceive for over 4 years with many failed IVF cycles. Finally, in 2019 the couple welcomed a beautiful baby daughter. The reality star couple met with Senator Cory Booker advocating for The Access to Infertility Treatment and Care Act.
- Gordon Ramsay
Super star Chef Gordon Ramsay and wife Tana Ramsay both struggle with fertility issues. They have both had fertility treatments and gone through IVF to have the majority of their children.
IVF and other fertility treatments have been around and improving for over 40 years. However, it is still a very private and emotional stressing subject for many. Having famous celebrities open up about their struggles with trying to get pregnant and seeking IVF treatments open it up to normalcy. Infertility does not discriminate and even the rich & famous become victims to such a horrid condition.