Former Real Housewives of Orange County star Gretchen Rossi is getting a Christmas miracle.
Rossi, 40, revealed on “The Doctors” that she is expecting her first child with fiancé Slade Smiley, 45. The couple tried two conceive via IVF for four years, as Smiley previously had a vasectomy.
Smiley is already a father to two sons, Gavin and Grayson. Grayson, 17, is battling brain cancer.
“After the first round of IVF, when we lost 14 embryos, I looked at Slade and said,” I just need to take a break, “she said on the show. “This is beyond anything I had ever expected to experience. It literally took a good year and a half for us to just get to a point where I was willing to talk about it again. “
Now that she’s finally expecting, she said:” It’s been a little bit harder than I definitely anticipated. I think they lie to you when they tell you you’re gonna get morning sickness. They lie to you ̵
1; it’s all-day sickness! But the good news is that my doctor told me that’s actually a good sign. ”
She is due in July 2019.
” I’m beyond excited to go through this journey with the love of my life! “Smiley Customs Page Six. “She is going to make an incredible mother and we just feel so blessed to have the technology of IVF and doctors like Mark Surrey from SCRC to help make our dreams come true!”