The Kardashians star, 38, and Tristan Thompson, 31, are expecting another child together via surrogate, a representative for Khloé tells PEOPLE
“We can confirm True will have a sibling who was conceived in November,” the rep tells PEOPLE.
“Khloé is incredibly grateful to the extraordinary surrogate for such a beautiful blessing.
“We’d like to ask for kindness and privacy so that Khloe can focus on her family.”
A source tells PEOPLE that despite the pair expecting a sibling for 4-year-old daughter True, “Khloe and Tristan are not back together and have not spoken since December outside of co-parenting matters.”
The source also adds: “The baby was conceived via surrogate before it was revealed to Khloe and the public that Tristan was having a baby with someone else in December.”
Khloé and Thompson officially ended their romantic relationship in January after discovering the NBA player fathered another child, who was born on Dec. 1, with Maralee Nichols.
At the time of the child’s conception, he was still in a relationship with Khloé. The pair had been in an on-again, off-again relationship since 2016 and welcomed daughter True in 2018. Thompson is also dad to son Prince, 5, with ex Jordan Craig.
The new addition comes after Khloé opened up about her struggles with conceiving.
During the March 2021 premiere episode of KUWTK‘s final season, Khloé shared that doctors informed her she would have a “high-risk” pregnancy if she chose to carry her own second child. She told her sister Kim Kardashian that she was considering surrogacy at the time.
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A source previously told PEOPLE that the Good American co-founder was dedicated to having more children, but can occasionally become “frustrated” about the timing of the process.
“She really, really wants another baby and finds it hard to be patient. But she is trying to stay positive,” the source said at the time. “She believes and hopes that it will happen this year.”
Khloé also opened up about family planning on a March 2021 installment of Lady Parts with Sarah Hyland, explaining that the pandemic interfered with her plans to have another child sooner.