Kanye West ready to welcome baby boy 'any day now'

Back in September, sources revealed that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian had been given a due date of Christmas Day for their second child, but the rapper seems certain his little boy will be born sooner. The dad-to-be shared his excitement at the prospect of meeting the family's new addition "any day now" while at the Footwear News Annual Achievement Awards, where he snagged the honour for Shoe of the Year.

"I'm waiting on my son to arrive any day now," the rapper joked. "I look at my daughter and I look at my wife and she's rich and I don't plan on being broke."


Kanye West says his son is due "any day now."

While the couple are understandably excited to welcome their baby boy, Kim has admitted she is nervous about going into labour following a series of health complications. Most recently, Kim underwent a procedure she described as "more painful than childbirth" to correct her baby's breeched position.

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Kim would have had to have a caesarean if her baby hadn't turned naturally, so she checked in to hospital over the Thanksgiving weekend to move him into a head-down position.

Writing on her website, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star posted, "I underwent a procedure called an ECV (external cephalic version, or a version), which is done to manually turn the baby from breech position to a head-down position.

Kim and Kanye are expecting a baby brother for their daughter North.

"They gave me an IV with medication to relax my uterus, and then three doctors attempted to work together to turn the baby. There was a risk that my water might break or the baby's heart rate could drop – in which case, an emergency C-section would then take place. I went in with my sisters and my husband. I was prepared for it all!"

She added, "They don't give you any pain medication, and let me tell you: this was soooooo painful. Probably more painful than childbirth. But it worked!!! My baby is in the right position and it feels so good to not have the stress of thinking I need a C-section."

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