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Nicole Kidman reveals fertility struggle

By The editorial team Published on 21 February 2011

Nicole Kidman admits she and husband Keith Urban experienced feelings of ''pain, loss and disappointment'' during their struggle to conceive a second child.

Nicole Kidman went through "pain, loss and disappointment" during her fertility struggle.
The 43-year-old actress - who welcomed Faith Margaret, her second child with country music singer Keith Urban, into the world on December 28 via a gestational carrier - admitted she suffered agonising times when trying to conceive.
She explained: "Anyone that's been in the place of wanting another child or wanting a child knows the disappointment, the pain and the loss that you go through trying and struggling with fertility.
"Fertility is such a big thing, and it's not something I've ever run away from talking about."
The 'Rabbit Hole' star - who also has a two-year-old daughter Sunday Rose with Keith, as well as adoptive children Isabella, 18, and Connor, 15, with ex-husband Tom Cruise - explained she and her country singer spouse were in a position where while they were "desperate" for another child, but she couldn't get pregnant.
Nicole added to Australian TV show '60 Minutes': "We were in a place of desperately wanting another child. The opportunity arose for us, and I couldn't get pregnant.
"Children are children - you'll die for your children. And when you feel that as parent - that's the unconditional love."

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