Michelle Obama Reveals She Suffered A Miscarriage And Conceived Sasha & Malia Using IVF 

Michelle Obama opened up with Good Morning America about her past fertility issues.

The First Lady revealed that she suffered a miscarriage nearly 20 years ago and that she conceived both daughters using IVF.

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“I felt lost and alone and I felt like I failed,” she says in a clip from Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Robin Roberts, which finds Obama expanding on topics explored in her upcoming new memoir, Becoming, out Tuesday.

At the time, Obama, 54, and former President Barack Obama, 57, were trying to start a family and she was feeling the pressure of her ticking “biological clock,” she tells Roberts. Eventually, the Chicago native turned to in vitro fertilization (IVF) in order to conceive the couple’s daughters Malia, 20, and Sasha, 17.

Reflecting on it now, Mrs. Obama says she wished she knew other women had experienced miscarriages as well — a lesson that would have helped lift the shame she associated with it.

“I felt like I failed because I didn’t know how common miscarriages were because we don’t talk about them,” Mrs. Obama explains in the ABC interview. “We sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we’re broken.”

She’s hoping that by sharing her story, other women don’t feel that same isolation.

“That’s one of the reasons why I think it’s important to talk to young mothers about the fact that miscarriages happen and the biological clock is real because egg production is limited — I realized that as I was 34 and 35, and we had to do IVF,” she tells Roberts. “I think it’s the worst thing we do to each other as women: not share the truth about our bodies and how they work and how they don’t work.”

Her miscarriage and IVF journey are just some of the many revelations in Becoming. The memoir has Mrs. Obama tracing her life from a child on Chicago’s South Side through the eight years she spent in the White House as first lady.

 Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Robin Roberts airs on Sunday (9 p.m. ET) on ABC.

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Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Welcome Their Daughter Via Surrogate 

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are new parents!

Gabrielle took to Instagram to announce that she and Dwyane have welcomed a baby girl into their family.

The baby girl is the first child for Gabrielle, 46, while Dwyane, 36, is dad to sons Xavier Zechariah 5 , Zion Malachi Airamis, 11, and Zaire Blessing Dwyane, 16. He also raises nephew Dahveon Morris, 17.

Gabrielle previously opened up about her struggles with infertility in her 2017 memoir, revealing she “had eight or nine miscarriages.”

“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,” she wrote

So happy for them. Gabby deserves this 💙

‘RHOA’ star Kandi Burruss Finds Surrogate To Carry Her Baby Girl

Kandi and Todd are adding more then just new businesses to the family

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Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker are planning to have more kids.

The couple, who star on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” and welcomed their first child, Ace, in 2016, are in the early stages of locking down a surrogate, Burruss told Us Weekly.

“We did find someone, and right now we are in the process – you know it hasn’t been done – but we’re in the process,” Burruss, 42, said.

Burruss, who’s been married to Tucker since 2014, admits she’s a bit “nervous” about moving forward because it’s all so foreign to her.

“Like, I don’t have anybody who can tell me [about it],” she added. “When we were going through the IVF process, I did have a couple of friends who had done it, so, you know, I could talk to them, but this is a situation where I don’t have anybody I can talk to.”

The couple has two girl embryos left and is planning to use them.

They’ll be following in the footsteps of Kim Kardashian, Tyra Banks and Nate Berkus, who’ve all used surrogates to expand their families.

Both Burruss and Tucker have older daughters from previous relationships.