Selena Gomez says she may not be able to carry children due to bipolar disorder medications
Singer Selena Gomez has revealed that she may struggle to carry a child due to her bipolar disorder meds.
The 41-year-old singer, who is in the final stages of her pregnancy, told the Sunday Times that she does not want to start taking the drugs and fears having a child would only make things worse.
Speaking about her decision to have the baby, Gomez said: “I want to have a baby, I love kids. I think you see it everywhere, people have kids and they have a great life, but there’s no guarantee.
“You don’t know what the future holds for your kid. That’s a scary and unknown proposition.
“I wasn’t planning on taking the meds. I was just going to try them. I don’t know if this is my final decision. I don’t think taking the meds is going to save my life, but then again it may.”
A publicist for Gomez said: “Selena has come to terms with the reality that she will never have any children. This is not a choice, it is the best way for her to honor her own wishes.”
The singer, who has been open about her mental health issues since she was 14, announced in September 2014 that she is expecting her first child with fiance Gomez after going through a year long battle with infertility.
In December 2015, she announced that she was expecting her second child with fiance Andrewgerber.
The singer has also revealed that she is living with anxiety and depression, but is “just ready to go beyond.”
She added: “There are a lot of things going on, and there are some good things and some great things that are going on, and I’m just ready to go beyond. And just ready to be in the