We all know Kim Kardashian delivered her baby early. Here's a look at the causes for her complications, dangerous delivery details, words from Kardashian pals, and how Kim handled the situation.
1. Kim Kardashian Was Rushed to the Hospital Friday Night
Having the baby three weeks earlier than expected can be shocking for anyone. Kim Kardashian was rushed to the hospital the night of June 14th due to complications. The next day, the baby was delivered and put into an incubator as a precaution. Both baby and Mommy are said to be doing well.
Kardashian's BFF Brittny Gastineau told Us Weekly that:
Everything is normal ... It’s all meant to be.
2. Preeclampsia May Have Caused Kardashian's Early Delivery
— Kim's Swollen Feet (@KimsSwollenFeet) June 13, 2013
Throughout her pregnancy, Kim has had pains, discomfort, and a few scares, which are documented on her reality shows. She's even posted photos on Twitter of her swollen feet. Since the beginning of her pregnancy, her weight and swelling have really escalated, which is a symptom of Preeclampsia. According to the health section of NY Times:
The only way to cure preeclampsia is to deliver the baby. If your baby is developed enough (usually 37 weeks or later), your doctor may want your baby to be delivered so the preeclampsia does not get worse.
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3. Kim's Famous Swollen Feet Even Have a Twitter
And it tweets all the time! Will this Twitter account be out of business now that Kim's feet won't be swollen anymore?
4. Kim Handled the Serious Situation Well
Zimbio reports that Pussycat Dolls founder and Kardashian pal Robin Antin stated:
I’m sure she was exhausted, but she handled it like a pro.
Apparently, Kim Kardashian was ready and relatively calm about what was going on.
5. The Kardashian Family Has Rallied Around Kim
In the above video, watch full coverage of the delivery drama as well as comments from Mom Kris Jenner on the happiness she feels about baby Kaidence.
Other family members and friends have come out to sing their praises as well.
I can not even begin 2describe the miracle that is now apart of our family. Mommy/baby are healthy &resting. We appreciate all of the love.
— KhloéKardashianOdom (@KhloeKardashian) June 16, 2013