Kardashian’s journey in growing her family has certainly been a rocky one. Just days before the reality star and her then-beau Tristan Thompson welcomed True in 2018, it was revealed that the NBA player had cheated on Kardashian.
The former couple continued an on-off relationship, before Thompson, 32, confirmed in January 2022 he had fathered a son with fitness instructor Maralee Nichols after she had issued a paternity lawsuit against him. The scandal came to light just a month after Kardashian and Thompson’s son was reportedly conceived.
And the unlucky-in-love star has admitted that her personal issues with Thompson contributed to the “mindf--k” that was her surrogacy journey, adding that she had been in a “state of shock from the entire experience”.
“I definitely buried my head in the sand during that pregnancy that I didn’t digest what was happening,” she shared. “So, I think when I went to the hospital, that was the first time it really registered.
“I felt really guilty that this woman just had my baby, and then I take the baby and go to another room and you’re separated. It’s such a transactional experience,” Kardashian continued. “I wish someone was honest about surrogacy and the difference of it. That doesn’t mean it’s bad – it’s great, but it’s very different.”
Jenner assured her daughter she’s “mother of the year” and she needed time to process the “trauma” before questioning herself as a parent.
“I wish I wasn’t so critical of myself because I’m very kind to everyone else, I’m just not very kind to myself,” Kardashian confessed later in the episode. “But being a mum is truly one of the most magical experiences ever.”