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Whitney Port is ready to try for another baby after 'taking a breather' following heartbreaking miscarriages

By Amy Lyall|

Whitney Port is starting to think about growing her family after going through a difficult fertility journey.?

The Hills star admitted it was difficult to open up about going through miscarriage, but now she feels like she can talk about it now and is looking towards surrogacy now.?

"I took a little breather from the fertility situation," Port explained to E! News.

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Whitney Port and family
Whitney Port is ready to start back on her journey to growing her family after suffering devastating pregnancy losses. (Instagram)

"I decided to take a few months off from thinking about it and talking about it and proactively doing anything about it so that I could take care of myself."?

Port explained that now she's been through it, she can handle the questions and comments from people a lot better now.?

The 39-year-old, who is mum to Sonny Sanford who is almost seven, has experienced three miscarriages and a chemical pregnancy. She and husband Tim Rosenman turned to surrogacy, but their surrogate went on to have two miscarriages.?

The couple decided to put a pause on their journey to parenthood again after concerns there might be something happening with their embryos.?

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But in the next few months they're looking at getting back into things and working with a fertility doctor in New York.?

"After a bunch of tries here, with both myself and a surrogate, we're going to do another round of egg retrieval in New York," Port said of Spring Fertility's Dr. Catha Fischer. "And in the meantime, looking for a surrogate for the next transfer."

And although Port was grateful to experience pregnancy with her so Sonny, she doesn't feel like she needs to do it again.

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Although she noted that she was grateful to experience carrying her son Sonny Sanford, who turns 7 this month, Port said that she doesn't feel like she has to experience that again.?

"It wasn't like I felt more connected to Sonny through my pregnancy or felt more connected to him when I gave birth," she explained.

For Port she felt like they really started to connect when he was a toddler and she wants other women to know that.

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Whitney Port and Tim Rosenman on Youtube
Port has been open about her losses and shared a candid clip on YouTube in 2021. (YouTube)

Port has been open about struggling through her losses and in 2021 she shared the devastating news that she had gone through a miscarriage on her Instagram stories and in a YouTube video.

"I'm so sad to say this, and some of you may have watched our latest YouTube episode, but we lost the baby," the reality TV star wrote. "We found out yesterday. I don't even really know what to say here."?

Port explained she didn't feel as if she could just "sit here and go on with my life and not share it," adding, "I know that there's likely so many people out there that have had to deal with this".

The Red Nose Grief and Loss Support Line is available 24/7 for anyone affected by the loss of a pregnancy, stillbirth or death of a baby or child on 1300 308 307.

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