Posted: 26 August, 2014 by Web Guy Brett

Sonia Kruger Opens Up About Her Pregnancy; "It's A Girl!"

Tags: Sonia Kruger, Pregnant, Baby, This Is Big Brother, There Is A New Housemate

Over the weekend, Sonia Kruger announced on her Twitter page that she is expecting her first child.

Last night on Channel Nine's A Current Affair, Kruger revealed that she's expecting a girl with partner Craig McPherson.

She also went through the details on how she was given an egg by a good friend and went through IVF.

"I wanted to be really clear today on the show with our viewers and let everybody know that I did go through IVF and I did have an egg donor," she told Richard Wilkins on her Mornings show.

"I have a very good friend who basically gave me an egg and that’s how this pregnancy came about."

"When you get to my age, to use your own eggs to have a baby, you’re not really going to be successful, I mean the odds are sort of one in a million to get there and my doctors have been very clear with me because I’ve been through IVF before."

Kruger says she's totally thrilled "and I think it’s entirely possible to be as in love with a baby that doesn’t necessarily share your DNA as it is when you adopt a child and fall in love with that child.

"So I just feel incredibly appreciative towards what (my friend) did for me and the fact that it worked, because for a long time I didn’t think it would."

The Big Brother host also explained how much of a rollercoaster the past few months have been.

"I saw a heartbeat, which I had never seen before, that was incredible ... I just thought ‘wow, this has never happened to me before’.

"I became paranoid, convinced I would go for the next scan and there would be no heartbeat.

"There’s still a long way to go but fingers crossed. The last 16 weeks have been on a bit of a knife edge," Kruger said.

Congrats again to Sonia and Craig.  We wish them the very best.

Tags: Sonia Kruger, Pregnant, Baby, This Is Big Brother, There Is A New Housemate

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