Reality TV star Paris Hilton has just become a first-time-mum, and the Simple Life star has credited her friend Kim Kardashian for recommending her an 'IVF magician'
Paris Hilton received fertility advice from friend Kim Kardashian before welcoming her first child via surrogacy.
The Simple Life star, 41, roped in the help of her lifelong friend Kim, 42, after the reality TV icon welcomed used two different surrogates to welcome daughter Chicago and son Psalm with ex-husband Kanye West.
Paris left her fans stunned by announcing that she secretly welcomed her first child with husband Carter Reum.
Speaking on The Trend Reporter with Mara podcast in January 2021, the socialite said that Kim recommended her own doctor to Paris, who she described as an 'IVF magician'.
"Kim was the one who told me about that. I didn't even know anything about it. I'm happy that she told me that advice and introduced me to her doctor," Paris gushed at the time.
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At the time, Paris revealed that she and her then-boyfriend Carter were considering having boy and girl twins and had already underwent the egg extraction procedure.
"We have been doing IVF, so I can pick twins if I like. I've already undergone the egg extraction procedure. It was tough, but I knew it would be worth it. I did it a couple of times," Paris shared.
After undergoing IVF for over two years, the socialite took to social media on Tuesday to make the announcement that she and her husband had finally welcomed a baby together, unveiling a sweet snap of the tot's tiny hand gripping her thumb.
The new mum captioned the upload: "You are already loved beyond words."
She has since revealed the tot is a boy and admitted that welcoming a son into the world has made her dream of becoming a mother come true.
Famous pals flocked to the comments section to share well wishes and surprised messages. Among them was Chrissy Teigen, who also just became a mum again a little over a week ago.
The model wrote: "A BABY!!!!! congratulations so happy for you both!!"
The Hills star Heidi Montag also penned: "Ahhh!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!!" while Barbara Corcoran said: "Motherhood- that’s hot! Congratulations mama!"
Speaking to PEOPLE, Paris said: "It's always been my dream to be a mother and I'm so happy that Carter and I found each other. We are so excited to start our family together and our hearts are exploding with love for our baby boy."
No further details were shared about the new arrival.
Paris has always been open about her desire to be a mum in recent years. In December last year, she revealed the pair had began the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) process during the Covid-19 pandemic.
She told the publication: "We started going and doing it like a few months in because the world was shut down. We knew we wanted to start a family, and I was like, 'This is perfect timing. Usually, I'm on a plane 250 days out of the year, and let's just get all of the eggs stocked and ready,' and we have tons of them just waiting."