Kim Kardashian announces birth of fourth child, a boy

Reuters Los Angeles, CA, USA May 11, 2019, 09.28 AM(IST)

Kim Kardashian. Photograph:( Getty )

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Kardashian has said she decided to use a surrogate after doctors warned of serious health risks.

Kim Kardashian on Friday announced the arrival of her fourth child, a boy born via a surrogate.

"He`s here and he`s perfect!" Kardashian told her 60 million Twitter followers in a posting.

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"He’s also Chicago’s twin lol I’m sure he will change a lot but now he looks just like her," the reality star added.

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Kardashian and her musician husband Kanye West have three other children - Chicago, a girl who was born in January 2018 also via a surrogate, son Saint, 3, and daughter North, 5.

The new baby`s name was not revealed.

Kardashian has said she decided to use a surrogate after doctors warned of serious health risks following the birth of Saint in 2015 if she became pregnant again.