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Nicole Kidman opens up about fertility struggle

2011-02-22 09:12:26 GMT2011-02-22 17:12:26(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Musician Keith Urban and actress Nicole Kidman attend the premiere of "Just Go With It" at Ziegfeld Theatre on February 8, 2011 in New York City. (Getty Images)

Nicole Kidman and her two-year-old daughter Sunday Rose

Nicole Kidman welcomed Faith Margaret, her second child with country music singer Keith Urban, into the world on December 28 via a gestational carrier -- and the actress admits she suffered agonizing times when trying to conceive.

She explained: "Anyone that's been in the place of wanting another child or wanting a child knows the disappointment, the pain and the loss that you go through trying and struggling with fertility.

"Fertility is such a big thing, and it's not something I've ever run away from talking about."

The Rabbit Hole star also has a two-year-old daughter Sunday Rose with Keith, as well as adoptive children Isabella, 18, and Connor, 15, with ex-husband Tom Cruise. She explained that she and her country singer husband were in a position where while they were "desperate" for another child, but she couldn't get pregnant.

Nicole added to Australian TV show 60 Minutes: "We were in a place of desperately wanting another child. The opportunity arose for us, and I couldn't get pregnant.

"Children are children -- you'll die for your children. And when you feel that as parent -- that's the unconditional love."

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