Tara Lipinski Reveals Her Surrogate Is Pregnant After Long Fertility Journey: ‘So Surreal’

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Tara Lipinski is sharing some thrilling information on the newest episode of her podcast.

Teasing the announcement on Tuesday, the Tara Lipinski: Unexpecting host, 41, defined that the story of her fertility journey, the topic of the podcast, is “catching you as much as current day.”

“Episode 12 we made some fairly massive strikes. After our immune testing outcomes we determined to take certainly one of our personal organic, genetic embryos 🧬 and provides it to a surrogate. We matched with a heaven despatched surrogate Mikayla and we acquired a constructive being pregnant take a look at,” she shared within the teaser.On Thursday’s episode, she defined the state of affairs in higher element, recalling the second she discovered of her surrogate’s being pregnant.

“It was simply so surreal. It could not have been taking place to us like we do not get this information, this does not occur to us. I nearly did not imagine it,” Lipinski mentioned on her podcast. “I used to be simply sobbing. However like, that ugly sobbing of simply years of all of this trauma pouring out of my eyes.” 

“I do not know how you can describe it aside from pure aid,” she shared when requested how she felt studying the thrilling information. “Clearly, happiness and pondering that possibly our lives are going to lastly change and we’re not going to be in the identical, terrible hamster wheel anymore.”

Lipinski has been sharing her struggles with infertility all through the primary few episodes of her podcast, strolling her listeners by her story, which included studying that her first pure being pregnant didn’t have a heartbeat.

“Effectively you already know, I used to be just a little hopeful and simply praying for a heartbeat and it is loopy that this little factor has a flicker that you’re going to see on a display. It is a massive milestone to succeed in,” the athlete mentioned.

“And I walked in and sat down and I simply knew. I knew from watching her, that awkward silence, that looking, I may inform she simply wished to seek out this heartbeat. And simply the look on her face when she mentioned, ‘I am sorry, there isn’t any fetal heartbeat.'”

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Within the first episode of her present, the athlete revealed that she by no means thought getting pregnant can be a wrestle for her.

“I wasn’t educated, there wasn’t ever a second that somebody introduced this to me to even take into consideration,” she instructed husband Todd Kapostasy of scuffling with infertility. “Or to drop a seed in my mind to consider a fertility timeline and a organic clock.”

“You sort of heard, ‘Oh your organic clock is ticking,’ and that’s the one factor I really feel like I ever heard that would remotely make me assume that there was a timeline,” she continued. “I additionally felt like I work out, I work my muscle mass, I hydrate, I used to be an elite athlete at one level in my life. I eat wholesome, and I simply thought, ‘Oh possibly this stuff correlate,’ and that’s not essentially true.”

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