In a recent Instagram post on September 6th, Kourtney Kardashian opened up about a harrowing experience that unfolded during her pregnancy with her husband, Travis Barker, the renowned drummer known for his association with the band Blink-182. The couple had been eagerly awaiting the arrival of their child when a medical emergency turned their world upside down.
Blink-182 had announced on September 1st that Travis Barker would be leaving the European tour due to an “urgent family matter.” Subsequently, Kourtney revealed that she had been hospitalized and underwent fetal surgery to save their unborn baby boy’s life. In her heartfelt Instagram message, she expressed profound gratitude for the doctors who performed the surgery, her supportive husband who rushed to her side, and her mother, Kris Jenner, for being a pillar of strength during the trying time.
The reality star, who had experienced three easy pregnancies in the past, candidly shared her newfound understanding of the fear and uncertainty that can accompany such situations. She extended her admiration to mothers who have had to fight for their babies’ well-being while pregnant. Kourtney concluded her message with a note of gratitude to God and the blessing of walking out of the hospital with her baby boy safe in her tummy.
Accompanying the message was a touching black and white photograph of Travis Barker holding Kourtney’s hand in the hospital, emphasizing their unwavering support for each other through the challenging ordeal. Travis also commented on the post, declaring, “God is great.”
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Travis Barker’s abrupt departure from Blink-182’s European tour led to the postponement of several shows. The rock band issued a statement on their Instagram stories, explaining the situation and promising to provide more information about his return to Europe and rescheduled dates as soon as possible.
The pregnancy announcement for Kourtney and Travis had initially taken place during the band’s world tour, a tour that marked the reunion of Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus with Tom DeLonge for the first time in nearly a decade. The couple had joyfully shared their pregnancy news at a Blink-182 concert in Los Angeles, with Kourtney creatively holding up a sign that read, “Travis I’m pregnant,” in homage to the band’s iconic “All The Small Things” video.
Kourtney and Travis have been candid about their pregnancy journey, sharing updates on social media and through appearances on “The Kardashians.” Their blended family includes Kourtney’s three children from her previous relationship with Scott Disick, as well as Travis’s children from his previous marriage to Shanna Moakler and his stepdaughter Atiana De La Hoya. The couple had also revealed that they were expecting a baby boy, further adding to their joyous anticipation.