“I have had eight or nine miscarriages,” the star wrote in her book, We’re Going to Need More Wine. “For three years, my body has been a prisoner of trying to get pregnant — I’ve either been about to go into an IVF cycle, in the middle of an IVF cycle, or coming out of an IVF cycle.”
Before welcoming her daughter Kaavia with Dwyane Wade via surrogate in 2018, Union was open about her struggles with infertility.
“For so many women, and not just women in the spotlight, people feel very entitled to know, ‘Do you want kids?’” she wrote in the book. “A lot of people, especially people that have fertility issues, just say ‘no’ because that’s a lot easier than being honest about whatever is actually going on. People mean so well, but they have no idea the harm or frustration it can cause.”