Kim Kardashian, 36, and musician husband Kanye West, 40, have reportedly hired a a surrogate to have their third child.

TMZ reports that the deal will cost the couple $113,850 – a decision the pair have made since discovering that Kim suffered from placenta accreta – a condition that makes another pregnancy life-threatening.

It’s thought that the couple have used an agency to source a surrogate, and that they will pay her the $45k in 10 monthly instalments of $4,500; The initial deposit for this, that the married couple will pay the surrogate’s agency, is said to be a whopping $68,850.