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Jaime King is opening up like never before about her struggle to have a baby.
In an emotional Instagram post, the Hart of Dixie star shares her private obstacles to becoming pregnant and having a healthy child of her own.
"For all the struggling women & moms out there that think they are alone – This is the truth about conceiving my son and struggles after," King shared online Friday.
"8 yrs of pain and undiagnosed PCOS & Endometriosis. 9 doctors until Dr. Randy Harris diagnosed me & saved my life from a severe ectopic, 5 miscarriages, 5 rounds of IVF, 26 IUI's, most with no outcome, 4½ years of trying to conceive," she revealed to her followers.
While King was fortunate to welcome her first child, son James Knight, last October, she tells fans it was far from easy.
"26 hours of brutal labor, early delivery b/c of sudden preeclampsia, tearing and tearing after the stitches were in once I was home, milk supply issues, painful mastitis, uncontrollable crying while breast feeding," she wrote.
And as she was struggling to feel better physically, King also felt the need to overwork herself instead of focusing all her energy on herself and the new baby.
"[I] worked until the day before I [gave] birth and went back after 6 weeks after," she explained. "I was afraid of letting others down."
So why is King sharing her story now? It appears she simply wants other women to know that they shouldn't feel lonely in their struggles.
"#youarenotalone," King captioned her Instagram post. "#ihavetobebravetosupportothers #realtalkthatterrifiesus."
Talk about a strong woman. Well done, King.