Back in December, Gretchen Rossi shared the big news. After years of trying to conceive — and lots of heartache along the way — The Real Housewives of Orange County alum had finally become pregnant with her first baby. Later, we found out that Gretchen's little one is a girl, and that we'll get to meet her in July.
In a recent Instagram post, the Orange County mama-to-be gave her fans another update on her pregnancy —and admitted that she can hardly believe this one, herself.
To caption a photo of herself clutching her bump in a chic green dress, the IVF advocate wrote: "Today I am 6 months pregnant! I cannot believe how quickly time has flown by. I am truly loving every minute of being pregnant (even the hard stuff) because I don’t know if I will ever feel a little life growing inside me again. I wake up everyday with massive gratitude for this miracle that God has blessed us with!"
After becoming pregnant herself, Gretchen has become passionate about helping others who face infertility, and who don't have the financial means to undergo IVF without help from insurance. The former 'Wife, who's now working to change legislation surrounding this issue, continued her caption: "However all these amazing emotions I get to feel everyday, I realize so many women and couples might never feel because of not having the financial means to fight infertility and do things like IVF. This breaks my heart and is not ok.This little girl growing inside me has given me the passion, & motivation to stand up, use my platform and my voice to make some noise and try to change this!"
Gretchen is serious about making this change. She added that she had just met with New Jersey senator Cory Booker to thank him for initiating the "Access to Infertility Treatment and Care Act."