Former 'RHOC' Star Gretchen Rossi Planning IVF To Have Baby With Slade

Feb. 27 2018, Updated 3:26 p.m. ET

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Former The Real Housewives Of Orange County star Gretchen Rossi has revealed she is planning IVF to have fiancé Slade Smiley‘s baby!

“After our struggles with trying to conceive, we have turned to reproductive specialist Dr. Mark Surrey of the Southern California Reproductive Center in Beverly Hills. He is the best and we are extremely hopeful that he will give us what we have dreamed of for so long – a child of our own,” Smiley told exclusively.

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As fans know, the blonde beauty fell in love with her Smiley while on the hit Bravo show. They became engaged and have lived together ever since!

However, the photogenic couple has struggled to conceive a child together, Rossi has admitted.

“It is no secret that we tried IVF in the past and Slade also had his vasectomy reversed but we are going to try again to see if we can get pregnant,” Rossi said in the recent interview at her Costa Mesa, Calif. home.

“We have had good feedback from our doctors about our bodies.”

“I know that Slade and I would make great parents because we both love kids and I feel like I am a great mom to our three dogs, so, let’s give it a shot,” she said.

In 2016, told that Smiley had a vasectomy reversal in hopes to have a baby.

It was performed for an episode of The Doctors, and Rossi said at the time, “Everything that could have gone right with the procedure did!”

Rossi’s battle to have a child would make a great RHOC storyline – and sources said that she’s deep in negotiations to return to the show.

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