Kim Kardashian West undergoes risky pregnancy procedure

2015-12-02 11:04

Los Angeles - Kim Kardashian West's baby is no longer breech.

The reality TV star is due to give birth to her second child later this month and underwent a medical procedure over the weekend to have the baby turned to a head-down position.

She wrote on her website "This weekend I checked into the hospital and underwent a procedure called an ECV (External Cephalic Version, or a Version), which is done to manually turn the baby from a breech position to a head-down position

"They gave me an IV with medication to relax my uterus, and then three doctors attempted to work together to turn the baby. There was a risk that my water might break or the baby's heart rate could drop - in which case, an emergency C-section would then take place. I went in with my sisters and my husband. I was prepared for it all! (sic)''

While the procedure was a success, Kim, 35 - who already has a daughter North, two, with husband Kanye West admitted it was extremely painful.

She added: "They don't give you any pain medication, and let me tell you: This was soooooo painful. Probably more painful than childbirth. BUT it worked!!! (sic)"

Meanwhile, Kim and Kanye are facing a baby crisis - they cannot decide on a name for their second child.

The couple don't have much time but sources have told gossip website TMZ that after discussing a number of monikers they've been unable choose one.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star seems quite taken with the name Easton, which is nearly a direction, but recently admitted Kanye was not so keen.

Speaking in September, she said: "I do like the name Easton. Easton West. I don't think my husband likes that name, but I do like it ... I don't think Kanye likes Easton, I'm not sure."

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