KIM Kardashian West is set to give birth to her son as early as next week.
The 35-year-old reality TV star, who already has two-year-old daughter North with rapper husband Kanye West, was originally expected to welcome their second child into world on Christmas Day, but has reportedly agreed to be induced almost one month ahead of schedule to minimise the risk of serious complications.
A source claims doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles are planning to medically cause the 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' beauty to go into labour around Thanksgiving, as she recently had an ultrasound that showed excess fluid in her placenta, a sign of gestational diabetes.
Kim gave birth to North five weeks early in 2013 after being diagnosed with preeclampsia, a potentially life-threatening condition characterised by high blood pressure.
She also struggled to get pregnant again due to placenta accreta, a condition in which the placenta grows too deeply and becomes inseparable from the uterine wall.
The insider also told Us Weekly magazine: "Kim's doctors want to get the baby out early because of her medical history."
The star recently admitted she doesn't enjoy being pregnant and is feeling very anxious ahead of her due date.
She said: "Every medical issue that you could probably have I feel like I get and I worry so much about it. This pregnancy I have a little bit more anxiety just because I know what's to come and it's really inevitable some of the issues that I'm going to have. You know, I have a high-risk delivery and all of that gives me such anxiety."
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