Kourtney Kardashian Says She Had “Urgent Fetal Surgery” to Save Her and Travis Barker’s Baby

Kourtney Kardashian has revealed that she had to undergo “urgent fetal surgery” to save her and husband Travis Barker’s baby during a recent hospital visit.

The Kardashians star took to Instagram on Wednesday to share an update, days after Barker rushed home from Blink-182’s tour due to an “urgent family matter.”

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“I will be forever grateful to my incredible doctors for saving our baby’s life,” Kardashian wrote in the post’s caption, followed by a photo of the couple holding hands. “I am eternally grateful to my husband who rushed to my side from tour to be with me in the hospital and take care of me afterwards, my rock. And to my mom, thank you for holding my hand through this.”

She continued, “As someone who has had three really easy pregnancies in the past, I wasn’t prepared for the fear of rushing into urgent fetal surgery. I don’t think anyone who hasn’t been through a similar situation can begin to understand that feeling of fear. I have a whole new understanding and respect for the mamas who have had to fight for their babies while pregnant. Praise be to God. Walking out of the hospital with my baby boy in my tummy and safe was the truest blessing.”

The drummer also wrote on X (formerly known as Twitter), “God is great. I flew home for a life-threatening emergency surgery for our baby that I’m so grateful went well. I want to say thank you for all the support. Tour resumes Friday.”

Blink-182 initially announced early Friday that the band was postponing its European tour dates after Barker had to rush back home to the U.S. for an “urgent family matter,” but didn’t provide any additional details at the time.

“The Glasgow, Belfast, and Dublin shows are being postponed,” the band shared early Friday. “More information in regards to his return to Europe and rescheduled dates will be provided as soon as available.”

Kardashian and Barker first started dating in early 2021 before tying the knot in May 2022. Then in June, the Poosh founder shared that she was officially expecting her fourth child and first with Barker. She also shares three children — Mason, Penelope and Reign — with ex-boyfriend Scott Disick, and Barker has two children, Landon and Alabama, with ex-wife Shanna Moakler and is also a stepfather to her daughter, Atiana De La Hoya.

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