We've been hearing from "sources" for months now claiming that Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry is pregnant. Finally, we've heard it from the star herself. It's official! Kailyn Lowry IS pregnant!
Awww! Good for her!
So what is with all the mystery?
Well, for starters, that is how Kailyn rolls. She may be a reality star, but she tends to play things a little closer to the vest than some of her more, ahem, oversharing co-stars. She doesn't see the need to Tweet every time she breaks a nail.
Let's not forget how long she managed to keep her marriage to Javi Marroquin under wraps. This girl knows how to keep a secret!
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As it happens, Kailyn is not nearly as far along as the "sources" would indicate. As she said in what seems to be her first on-the-record acknowledgement that Isaac will have a brother or sister one of these days:
Where did anyone ever reveal a gender? No where. Not far along enough to know.
Got that? It's NOT necessarily a little girl, and Kailyn has not yet reached the point in her pregnancy when you get to find out your baby's sex ... generally around the four- or five-month mark.
This is one secret most women do keep, at least for the first few months of pregnancy, when anything can happen. The studies show 10-25 percent of all pregnancies will end in miscarriage, and MOST of those miscarriages happen in the first 13 weeks of pregnancy. Telling people too early can just make things harder should that happen.
Just look at how hard it was for Jenelle Evans and Leah Messer Calvert -- both of whom have gone through very public miscarriages. No doubt Kailyn wanted to avoid walking down that path.
But it sounds like the coast is clear now, and we can celebrate along with her and Javi. Can't wait to find out just "who" they're welcoming into their little family!
Have you been waiting for Kailyn's official announcement? Did you wonder why she was keeping it under wraps?
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