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Pregnant Gretchen Rossi Comforts Fan Who Couldn’t Afford IVF Treatment

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Apr. 24 2019, Published 7:30 p.m. ET

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Gretchen Rossi took time to comfort one of her fans who revealed that she couldn’t afford IVF treatment. The former Real Housewives of Orange County star went through a “devastating” journey of her own for years before finally announcing her pregnancy in December. Read on for all the details.

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Gretchen, 40, shared an Instagram post centered around National Infertility Awareness Week.

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“We are on a mission to get legislation to change insurance coverage so that everyone who is suffering with this disease can get the coverage they deserve!” she wrote in part.

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One of her fans vented about their struggles to have children. “Couldn’t afford IVF and got too dejected by all of it so we never had kids,” they wrote.

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“I’m so sorry to hear this, we are fighting for couples just like you!” Gretchen responded.

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Gretchen has been very candid about her own infertility issues. She opened up about her struggles to conceive during a visit to Jeff Lewis’ radio show last August.

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She lost 14 embroys and struggled with depression over the course of several years as a result.

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Gretchen is currently expecting her first baby, a daughter, with fiancé Slade Smiley. They have a name picked out but haven’t publicly revealed it yet.

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