Kourtney Kardashian Says She Had 'Urgent Fetal Surgery,' Thanks Travis Barker for Rushing to Be With Her

Kourtney Kardashian thanked her mom Kris Jenner and Travis Barker for rushing to the hospital to be with her.

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In a post shared on Instagram, Kourtney Kardashian revealed she had "urgent fetal surgery" this week and thanked her husband Travis Barker for rushing to the hospital to be by her side.

"I will be forever grateful to my incredible doctors for saving our baby’s life," she wrote alongside a photo of Barker holding her hand in the hospital. "I am eternally grateful to my husband who rushed to my side from tour to be with me in the hospital and take care of me afterwards, my rock. And to my mom, thank you for holding my hand through this."

On Monday, August 4, Barker's band Blink-182 was forced to postpone European tour dates because Barker had to return home to an "urgent family matter."

Kardashian, who has three children with ex-husband Scott Disick, added that she wasn't "prepared for the fear of rushing into urgent fetal surgery" because of "three really easy pregnancies" with her other kids.

"I don’t think anyone who hasn’t been through a similar situation can begin to understand that feeling of fear," she continued. "I have a whole new understanding and respect for the mamas who have had to fight for their babies while pregnant. Praise be to God. Walking out of the hospital with my baby boy in my tummy and safe was the truest blessing."

In a message shared on X, the social media network formerly known as Twitter, Barker added, "God is great. I flew home for a life-threatening emergency surgery for our baby that I'm so grateful went well. I want to say thank you for all the support. Tour resumes Friday." Shows in Glasgow, Belfast, and Dublin were impacted by the emergency.

Following the last-minute postponement of Blink-182's European dates, a source told People that Kardashian was "back home" shortly after attending to what fans only knew as an "urgent family matter" at the time. "She is feeling better. She is happy to have Travis back home too.”

The married couple announced they were expecting their first baby together during a Blink-182 show in June. She announced the news by holding up a banner that read, "Travis I'm Pregnant," a reference to the music video for their hit song "All the Small Things." The two got married in 2022 in a ceremony hosted in Italy.

In an appearance on Complex's GOAT Talk, the 47-year-old drummer sat down with his 17-year-old daughter Alabama to discuss their favorite GOATed things, including holiday traditions and baby names. "GOAT baby name?" he asked, to which she joked, "Audemars, Milan, fuckin' Patek." Her father said he liked the name "Rocky 13," because it's a name that's "just been going in my head lately." She wasn't a fan, but he explained why he was feeling the name.

"Rocky George played guitar for Suicidal Tendencies, and 13 is just the greatest number of all time," he added. "And Rocky, the greatest boxing movie of all time." It's unclear what Barker and Kardashian plan to name their child, but we do know they're expecting a baby boy.

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