Whitney Harbour And a husband Tim Rosenman It was revealed that their surrogate had suffered two miscarriages.
“We ended up having two transfers with the surrogate. Both transfers ended in miscarriages. The last miscarriage was just a month ago,” Port, 38, explained on an episode of her “With Whit” radio show earlier this month.
Rosenman, 42, noted that her surrogate mother was just over seven weeks pregnant during both pregnancies. Although their doctor said they had a “97 percent chance” of a viable pregnancy, the couple is concerned about their fertility journey.
“There may be something going on either with the surrogate mother or with our embryos,” Rosenman added during the emotional conversation.
According to Mina, the couple is working to determine their next steps. “We’re at that beginning stage again, where we still have three embryos left, two that have been tested, and one that hasn’t,” she explained. “We’re deciding are we going to try a new lab? Do we do another round of egg retrieval to get new embryos? Like, are all these embryos from the last batch no good, or do we put one of the embryos that was already made into the surrogate now and keep going while We make a plan to do the egg retrieval again.
Port and Rosenman became parents when they welcomed their son, Sonny, in July 2017. They have discussed their plans to expand their family over the years despite the challenges. In November 2021, Port revealed that she had suffered a pregnancy loss.
“I’m sorry to say this, and some of you may have seen our latest episode on YouTube, but [we] I lost the child. “We found out yesterday,” Port wrote via Instagram Story at the time. “Sending all my love to those of you who are dealing with this right now. I don’t want to be insensitive by making light of it, but the glass is half full — I don’t physically feel quite whole anymore.”
Recently, Port has considered discussing her fertility struggles publicly.
“It wasn’t like that [hard to discuss] At first, and then the more I posted it, the more it was. Not that I was getting any negative feedback, it just became something that I had to talk about and remember all the time. Us Weekly Story cover. “It really took over my life, and then it took over my professional life. As a digital creator, you’re in this world where you showcase your personal life as part of your work. So I felt like that was the conversation, and that it was inclusive.”
The former reality TV star said the pain from the experience is still with her, adding: “It just doesn’t go away. We’re trying to figure out the best plan for us, but I don’t want to give up. It’s still something that’s on my mind every day.”
Port also praised Rosenman for her support in the wake of her pregnancy loss.
“It’s really brought us closer together, Timmy [would say], ‘This is us dealing with this.’ This is not you dealing with this, and this is not your body’s fault. “I sometimes feel like that’s all a partner needs to say so the woman doesn’t feel alone,” she said. we.
At the time, Port touched on her journey with surrogacy as well.
“We’re figuring it all out, and a lot of that stuff has happened that I’m choosing not to share because at a certain point, there’s a lot of updates, and it’s happening in real time, and I’m not even sure how I feel about it,” she admitted. “So I’m not “I’m ready to talk about the details of my plans.”
Port was optimistic about giving her son a sibling. “I’d like to [expand our family]. I always wanted more than one. She concluded her speech by saying: “There is something inside me that feels as if we are not complete yet.” “[And Sonny wants a sibling] Hardly. I never feel bad in a way that makes me feel bad, but he wants a friend or someone who takes care of him. I don’t think he realizes what it will mean for him once the baby is born! I don’t want to say, ‘Hey, appreciate this now, because in a year or two or whenever that happens…’ but he’ll be the best big brother.”