Chrissy Teigen has announced the devastating loss of her baby boy after complications this week.
The model took to Instagram to share her heartbreak in revealing they couldn’t save the baby after excessive bleeding.
“We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before,” she said on Instagram and Twitter.
“We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions. It just wasn’t enough.
Chrissy revealed that she and her husband, singer John Legend, had chosen the name Jack for their little boy.
“We never decide on our babies’ names until the last possible moment after they’re born, just before we leave the hospital. But we, for some reason, had started to call this little guy in my belly Jack. So he will always be Jack to us. Jack worked so hard to be a part of our little family, and he will be, forever.
To our Jack – I’m so sorry that the first few moments of your life were met with so many complications, that we couldn’t give you the home you needed to survive. We will always love you.”
The honest and heartbreaking post was shared alongside photos of Chrissy and John in the hospital with their baby.
She went on to thank people who sent her well wishes.
“Thank you to everyone who has been sending us positive energy, thoughts and prayers. We feel all of your love and truly appreciate you.”
She finished up the post by noting that she has a good life but that this is the ‘darkest’ of days.
“We are so grateful for the life we have, for our wonderful babies Luna and Miles, for all the amazing things we’ve been able to experience. But everyday can’t be full of sunshine. On this darkest of days, we will grieve, we will cry our eyes out. But we will hug and love each other harder and get through it.”
You may know someone who went through a miscarriage or pregnancy loss in your family, perhaps it was your mom, sister or aunt. It’s a really difficult time for any couple and the important thing is to just be kind to someone going through something like this.