After IVF Struggle, Kourtney Kardashian Is Pregnant With Travis Barker's Baby!

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Sep. 7 2023, Updated 7:06 a.m. ET

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker
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The Gist:

  • Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are expecting their first baby together.
  • They struggled with IVF treatments.
  • Kourtney and Travis both have kids from previous relationships.

It looks as though Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker have been getting ready to take the next step in their relationship.

The longtime friends confirmed their relationship in early 2021 and made their love permanent that April when the Blink-182 drummer unveiled a tattoo across his chest of Kourtney's name.

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After their practice wedding ceremony in Las Vegas in April 2022, “Kravis” officially wed the following May in Italy.

Kourtney shares sons Mason Dash and Reign Aston and daughter Penelope Scotland with former partner Scott Disick. Travis has three children, Alabama Luella, Landon Asher, and stepdaughter Atiana De La Hoya, with ex-wife Shanna Moakler. Now, the family is growing. Kourtney announced she's pregnant in June 2023. Keep reading for all the details.

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker kiss at event.
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Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant with Travis Barker's baby.

There were plenty of pregnancy rumors since Travis and Kourtney started their whirlwind romance. In the past, Kourtney spoke about freezing her eggs. She talked more about her pregnancy journey on Hulu's The Kardashians. ANd in June 2023, she revealed to the world (and Travis) that she's pregnant. So, let's unpack the details of everything we know so far!

In March 2021, Kourtney revealed she had frozen her eggs prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kourtney revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in March 2021 that she had previously frozen her eggs.

"I was 39 and was about to turn 40 and just felt like people were saying, 'If you're gonna do it, you've gotta do it now.' [I was like,] 'OK, everyone stop rushing me. I don't know if I even want to have another kid or if that's, like, in the future or whatever," she shared.

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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker.
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"I think doing that ... and having the control of my body just gave me peace of mind," she added, without going into detail about whether or not she planned to extend her family.

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In an April 2022 episode of 'The Kardashians,' Kourtney discussed the IVF struggles she faced with Travis.

The Kardashians has shed light on the fact that Kourtney truly does want to have a baby with Travis. Unfortunately, their IVF journey was a struggle.

In 2022, she explained to mom Kris, “The medication that they have been giving me, they put me into menopause, literally into menopause.”

Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian at the 2022 Oscars.
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Kourtney and Travis at the 2022 Oscars.

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She also talked about the IVF medication causing weight gain and depression. She explained that she wants a baby with Travis “so badly because we want to make something together.”

Kourtney said that she is done with IVF and open to whatever happens.

In Season 3 of The Kardashians, Kourtney updated fans that she and Travis weren't pursuing IVF any longer. "We are officially done with IVF," she told viewers in a confessional. "We would love a baby more anything, but I just really believe in what God has in store for us. If that's a baby, then I believe that it will happen."

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The reality star told fans that her frozen eggs didn't survive the thaw.

"The freezing of the eggs isn't guaranteed and I think that that's like a misunderstanding ... people do it thinking that it's like a safety net and then it's not," she imparted.

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Kourtney reiterated that doing IVF was a grueling process, and ultimately said, "My health is still impacted because it's hormones and also, like, mentally it definitely like took a toll, so I think just being happy is most important and being a good parent to my kids."

In the end, Kourtney and her husband "are just embracing that whatever's meant to be will be."

Kourtney announced she's pregnant with Travis's baby during a Blink-182 concert.

Kourtney Kardashian reveals baby bump to Travis Barker at Blink-182 concert.
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After sharing so much of her and Travis's journey to try to get pregnant, during a Blink-182 concert on June 16, 2023, Kourtney announced that they had finally conceived. The news came shortly after Kourtney shared a screenshot of a Bible passage about childbirth to her Instagram story in early June 2023, per The U.S. Sun.

The passage includes this quote from Romans 8:22: "We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time."

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During the concert, cameras captured Kourtney holding up a sign with bold black words that read "Travis I'm pregnant." It didn't take long for the crowd (and the drummer) to notice. Travis quickly made his way down to his wife and the two embraced (as they tend to do in public) over the joyous news.

Kourtney solidified the pregnancy news by posting photos of her growing baby bump on Instagram. She also shared with fans a photo of her backstage prepping the sign for the big reveal.

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Kourtney Kardashian underwent fetal surgery.

In September 2023, Kourtney shared on Instagram that she was "rushed to the hospital" to save her baby's life with he was still in utero. While she didn't share further details about why she had to undergo fetal surgery, she did note in the post that she and husband Travis were able to get through the ordeal together.

"Walking out of the hospital with my baby boy in my tummy and safe was the truest blessing," The Kardashians star wrote.

Her due date is sometime between October and December 2023.

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