She was floored and later the two of them decided to share their journey with the world.
Slade never ceases to amaze her and this was one of the best gifts she has ever gotten.” Gretchen Rossi has tried to get pregnant for years.
Real Housewives of Orange County star Gretchen Rossi may be super busy with her business, her fashion empire and with her future husband, Slade Smiley, but there’s something on her mind; a baby.
By the end of the day, Gretchen and Slade’s doctors had successfully harvested 19 eggs along with healthy sperm for fertilization. Everything looked like it was going just perfectly for us,” Gretchen says.
Six days after the fertilization process, however, Gretchen and Slade were informed that none of their embryos were viable for implantation.
They are shown their small living quarters, 4 twin beds in a cramped room with one bathroom.
They have all planned dates and Martin, the real estate salesman, goes first.
Gretchen and Slade first met 15 years ago but did not start dating until 2010.
In a Season 8 episode of the popular reality series, Gretchen proposed to Slade.After all of the dates, Jo chooses one of the guys to stay in Slade's house and go on a second date with her, while the others are told, "I think we should just be friends", and they have to leave the house immediately.Episode 1 starts out with the four guys' being brought to the house and introduced to Slade after the news that their brief residence is, in fact, his house.Following the devastating loss, Rossi and Smiley hit it off after meeting through his former fiancee, Jo de la Rosa, who previously starred on That said, Rossi does have a few requirements."We want it to be very authentic to our love and to how we feel for each other, and I just think that it has to be the right network and the right channel for us to say yes to that," Rossi explained.“Slade knew that it was something that was very important to me, but he also told me he had a vasectomy.” Although a vasectomy reversal can be successful, it is not guaranteed to restore a man’s fertility, and the procedure comes with a lengthy recovery process.