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Kourtney Kardashian opens up about the 'terrifying' ordeal that led to her emergency fetal surgery

By Chantelle Bozicevic|

Kourtney Kardashian has spoken out about her difficulties during her most recent pregnancy.

Kardashian shares seven-month-old Rocky Thirteen Barker with her husband Travis Barker, ?but her pregnancy was far from a smooth ride.

She revealed that back in September, she had to undergo emergency fetal surgery due to fluid in Rocky's lungs.

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Kourney Kardashian breastfeeds her baby.
This is the couple's first child together. (Instagram)

?"We had a terrifying scare," she said in the June 20 episode of The Kardashians. "It's super rare ¨C the condition that he had ¨C but it's also super rare and lucky that we caught it.

"Thank you, God, for a successful surgery. I'm honestly just so grateful, I have no words."

Kourtney kardashian and Rocky Barker
Kourtney kardashian and Rocky Barker. (Instagram)

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The procedure went well and Rocky was healthy, however Kardashian couldn't help but worry about her soon-to-be youngest son, especially when his symptoms returned.

?"The fluid in his lungs actually did start coming back," she explained. "Then I watched this documentary called Heal that was all about the power of positive thinking and how our thinking can really affect our health.

"I started talking to the baby every day, saying my prayers," she added. "After I had that mindset shift, the fluid was completely gone and we had not one single problem after."

Rocky was arrived healthy on November 1, 2023, but Barker worried about him until the day he ?was born.

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Kourtney Kardashian Travis Barker
Little Rocky is now healthy after a successfull surgery. (Instagram)

"I don't want him to come out early. I want to make sure his lungs are perfect ¨Ceverything's perfect," he said in an episode of the hit reality show as they headed to the hospital.

Rocky is the couple's first son together, however they both have kids from previous relationships.

Kardashian shares Mason, Penelope, and Reign with her former partner Scott Disick and Barker shares? Landon and Alabama with ex-wife Shanna Moakler.

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