Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are reportedly planning to hire a surrogate to carry the couple’s third baby to join their five-member family and the Kardashian clan.

The second oldest Kardashian sister was publicly open about her feryility issues as well as her intentions to have another baby with husband Kanye West. Although she gave birth to daughter North West, 4, and son Saint West, 18 months, Kim suffers placenta accrete, which makes it difficult for her to get pregnant; that is why the couple are reportedly planning to hire a surrogate.

Life-threatening pregnancy

In the Nov. 13, 2016, episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim revealed her intentions that she “would love to maybe” have another baby. Then, she spoke to OB/GYN Dr. Paul Crane as Kim was open about her complicated pregnancies and deliveries in the show.

Given the fact that she suffered from toxaemia and a retained placenta makes the issue difficult and life-threatening for her to have a third baby, Dr. Crane explained.

“We’re always worried about the next serious complication…You’re always taking a little bit of a chance. There are situations where retained placenta could be life and death.” Dr. Crane told Kim. Upon the elder sister Kourtney Kardashian’s recommendation, Kim spoke to fertility specialist Dr. Huangto get a second opinion. He said she would potentially experience a “high-risk pregnancy.”

Kim has opened up to E! News in 2015, tackling her pregnancy issues, saying, “Every medical issue that you could probably have, I feel like I get, and I worry so much about it.”

“That’s my experience and I’m not gonna pretend that it’s not.”

She concluded, “I just don’t think pregnancy and me really agree with each other.”

Is it “Momager” Kris Jenner?

It is widely known that the Kardashians-Jenners are tightly close to each other, so it was typical for Kris Jenner to assist her daughter and offer to serve as a surrogate given the fact that he gave birth to six healthy kids. The momager spoke about her offer after she received a letter asking her to surrogate for a couple had a problem with conceiving.

Neither Kim nor Kanye commented on the speculations over the prospects of hiring a surrogate for their potential third baby.