Nick Carter and his wife Lauren Kitt are expecting a third child together.
The Backstreet Boys star, 40, and his spouse, parents of Odin, 4, and Saoirse, 15 months, have confirmed the news after suffering multiple miscarriages.
Lauren, a 37-year-old writer and actress, told People: ‘I am ready to have two children and I have prepared for that and made preparations for that.
Nick Carter and wife are expecting a third child: A couple reveals ‘surprise’ when Lauren was found to have been pregnant for more than five months after believing her lump was a tumor. (Pictured while pregnant with daughter Sauer)
‘Life can sometimes surprise you’: He happily shared this baby scan on Instagram on Wednesday as he announced some hearty news.
‘We are going to have two children and it is surprising. I didn’t find out that I was pregnant until I was about five and a half months pregnant.
‘I have no symptoms at all, I have no indication that I am pregnant. One day I just felt something moving in my body, so I said, “Nick, something’s not right, I think I have to go to the doctor, something is wrong with me.”
Lauren said she should no longer have children due to a medical history of miscarriages and fear she had a tumor.
She feared becoming seriously ill rather than pregnant and revealed that they were considering surrogacy.
A nice surprise: The Backstreet Boys alum and his spouse, four-year-old Odin’s parents and 15-month-old Saoirse, don’t believe they’ll have a third child.
The couple said they thought their news was a ‘blessing’ especially after 2020 was a tough year for everyone.
The pair welcomed their second child in October 2019, and Nick took a sweet photo from the delivery room with a touching caption.
The photo captures the tender moment Nick’s family leaned down, kissing his wife’s head as she carried the newborn baby.
He wrote: ‘To my incredibly strong wife … For 2 years I have watched you endure the hardest things my husband can testify.
Precious: Nick shared a sweet photo from the delivery room of his wife and daughter, Sauire, back in October of 2019 – the couple previously had miscarriages.
‘Pregnancy ups and downs with the hope that maybe we can get to this point with a little help from above.
‘I will never forget the moment you asked me what I wanted for my birthday, I said nothing, but deep down I knew what I really wanted.
‘So on January 28th, 2019, when I walked out of the bathroom with that positive test, I already knew Saoirse was coming back to us.’
He continued: ‘I just want to thank you for giving me the life, love and family I have always wanted. You are a true warrior and I love you. ‘
The couple got married in 2015 after two years of engagement.
Strong family: The couple got married in 2015 after two years of engagement. They saw their three year old son Odin here.
In April 2019, Nick announced that Lauren was pregnant with a second child.
He took to social media to share adorable photos of him holding his husband while their son touched his mother’s baby.
‘Thank God for giving us the greatest gift we could ever ask for #Pregnant #Happy #Family’ he said at the time.
Eight months before she was pregnant, Kit had a miscarriage. The loss hits Nick hard.
‘God gave us peace during this time. I am looking forward to seeing you after 3 months I am heartbroken, ‘he said.
‘I don’t think I can perform tonight, I’m sorry, Lima,’ he added.
His wife also shared her ordeal as she shared an ultrasound image of her.
‘As a woman, I was supposed to create my life and fail to make it feel like a failure as a human being,’ she said.
‘I accepted a situation beyond our control and I moved on from my loss. Days like today remind me how lucky I am to have a healthy baby and how BADASS women are, how much we can tolerate the smile on the face.
‘If you are struggling to rebuild your family or lose it, this post is for you.You are not alone and there is always hope. Fortunately, I have access to excellent doctors and healthcare professionals. But sadly, many women are not. ‘
She also had a loss before she welcomed Odin.
“ It is very difficult for Nick and just watch him get excited about something and see him in a lot of pain, ” she said.
Lean Me: Nick closed his eyes as he held his wife’s baby hand when she was expecting Zior.