Struggling to conceive or wear naturally is a struggle that many women go through and which is unfortunately still treated as a taboo. Kandi Burruss uses her platform and experience as an educational tool to explain the process of surrogacy.
Unfortunately, not everyone was in favor when they found out that another woman was carrying her new baby, Blaze Tucker.
In a new Speak On It video uploaded to her YouTube channel, she remembers a time when one of her family members hurt her.
“There was a time when I really felt guilty. I had a little watery eyes because there was a member of my family, they just texted me when they first found out that I was thinking about a surrogate mother and they were like, ” I mean … why do you want to have a surrogate mother? Don’t you just want to carry the baby by yourself? “It was by text message. I replied and said to myself,” Well, I would if I could, but obviously I had problems with childbirth during my last pregnancy. “They were like, “Don’t you want to be able to bond with your baby? other things like,” Why don’t you ask one of your family members to help you? “It was a lot and I was like, d “Okay, a family member [laughs]. It really hurt my feelings.”
She went on to say that she didn’t think the unnamed parent said these things were mean.
The ladies of Real Housewives of Atlanta were open about their difficulties in conceiving or bringing a baby to term.
Her co-star Kenya Moore is considering surrogacy to welcome a daughter’s sister Brooklyn Daly. Kenya also had to undergo IVF to welcome her first daughter.
Porsha Williams is now the mother of a beautiful rainbow baby named Pilar McKinley after already having a miscarriage.
It’s great to see that women are speaking up to normalize the things that other women are going through.