According to the Mayo Clinic and the American college of obstetricians and gynaecologists, at least 10 per cent of pregnancies end up in miscarriages. However 55 percent of the responders during a survey carried out in 2015 believes that miscarriage is not a very common phenomenon.
40% of participants in another study revealed that when they experienced miscarriages, they felt alone afterwards.
No woman finds it easy to move on after a miscarriage because it is a painful loss. and for this reason, we have decided to gather together some celebrities who have experienced miscarriages so that you know you’re not alone if you have experienced it.
And also to prove a point that miscarriages are not only a thing for regular people, but even celebrities deal with it.
Table of Contents
- Gwyneth Paltrow
- Gabrielle Union
- Courteney Cox
- Nicole Kidman
- Celine Dion
- Mariah Carey
- Kathie Lee Gifford
- Melissa Rauch
- Jaime King
- Lisa Ling
- Brooke Shields
- Whitney Houston
- Lily Allen
- Joan Rivers
- Kirstie Alley
- Tori Amos
- Ashley Williams
- Christie Brinkley
Pink is not only a successful singer; she is a proud mother and wife.
During her appearance on an episode of the Ellen DeGeneres show in 2010, the singer revealed that she was pregnant with her daughter, but she was scared of announcing it because she had experienced a pregnancy loss before and it made her terrified and nervous to talk about her pregnancy with her daughter.
In an interview with the daily mail’s you magazine petrol revealed in 2013 that she had experience pregnancy loss not long after the birth of her two kids.
She also revealed that children were interested in having a younger sibling and because she had a bad experience with the miscarriage of her third baby she was feeling more “like every good hear or should we go back and try again?”
In this actresses book titled “we’re going to need more wine”, Gabrielle Union revealed that she had suffered as many as eight or nine miscarriages. she wrote that for three years her body is doing a prisoner of trying to get pregnant and stay pregnant.
Union added that she had either been about to go into an IVF cycle, or she was in the middle of an IVF cycle, or even coming out of an IVF cycle within the space of the three years.
In Beyonce 2013 HBO special, life is but a dream; she revealed publicly how she had a miscarriage before she finally became pregnant with her first child blue ivy. According to the drunken love singer a miscarriage experience was the saddest thing she has ever had to go through.
later in 2013, Beyonce went further to reveal why she shared her story. According to her, there are a lot of couples who go through miscarriages, and she understands that the experience had also become part of our story, adding that it is the major reason why she did not share when she got pregnant with her daughter.
She wasn’t sure what was going to happen and even in silence it was a difficult experience because her friends and families knew what her condition was and they had celebrated the pregnancy. it was entirely a hard experience.
Courteney Cox has played a very famous on-screen character known as Monica. And just like Monica, she has also had to struggle with fertility issues.
Courtney Cox had had multiple miscarriages in the past before she finally had her daughter named Coco. According to Courtney, she finds it very easy to get pregnant, but the challenge she has always to face is keeping the pregnancy.
The actress even revealed to NBC news in 2004 that I struggle with skipping pregnancy has made handling a job well very challenging and even more challenging to make people laugh.
“I remember one time I just had a miscarriage and Rachel was giving birth. it was like happening at the same time. Oh my god, it was terrible having to be funny” she said.
During an interview with vanity fair in 2007, Nicole Kidman revealed that she had struggled with miscarriages during the early stages of her relationship with tom cruise.
Nicole said she and tom cruise had wanted so bad to become parents. And after they lost the baby, they were expecting; they decided to move on to adopt a child. That was when they had adopted their daughter Bella.
Celine Dion spoke with Access Hollywood in 2009 about how she tried to have a second child with her husband Rene Angelil. The Titanic singer said that she had been pregnant for a couple of days but the pregnancy didn’t stay.
In one of her interview with Oprah, she revealed that she had tried her best to maintain a positive attitude about the miscarriage she had saying that ” it’s the life you know? and a lot of individuals have to go through similar situation we tried four times to have a baby.
We are still trying, we are on the fifth try and I assure you 5 is my lucky number. This fifth trial has got to give me the baby I want.”
In an interview with rolling stone, Halsey revealed that she had fallen pregnant while she was on tour and she later suffered a miscarriage.
She said that she was mad at herself about it because she has used that the reason why she lost her baby was because of the kind of lifestyle she was living.
The singer added that even though she wasn’t drinking she wasn’t doing any form of drugs; the only thing Halsey knew she was doing was overworking herself. going further to explain how she had been struggling with anaemia and her constantly hard to get bags of IVs in her green room.
While Mariah Carey was pregnant with her twin babies Moroccan and Monroe in 2010, she revealed to Access Hollywood that the first pregnancy she had with her husband Nick Cannon had ended in a miscarriage.
Adding that it was a shock to both of them and they found themselves in a place that was really difficult and dark.
Kathie Lee Gifford
On one episode of “live with Regis, and Kathie Lee in 1992 Kathie revealed to the audience that she had recently lost a pregnancy.
Kathie saves that until a person experiences miscarriage themselves they will be unable to understand how heartbreaking it truly is”.
The “Big Bang Theory” actress talks about her pregnancy as she painfully recollected her experience with miscarriage during a glamour easy. Melissa said that miscarriages are serious and they deserve to be ranked as one of the most terrible blame inducing medical terms ever.
According to Melissa, the term miscarriage immediately carries with it an implication that suggests that it was the mother’s fault that the pregnancy did not stay. It makes it seem like the woman mishandled the carrying of her child.
In 2014 Jamaican revealed via an Instagram post that she had suffered five miscarriages.
Speaking to her followers about her fertility problems Jamie said ” I was hiding what I was going through for so long, and I hear about a lot of women going through the same situation that I had gone through.
If I am open about it hopefully, it won’t be so much of a taboo to talk about it”.
During an episode of the view in 2010, Lisa Ling talks about her first pregnancy that ended in a miscarriage. latest said that she felt more like a failure than she had ever felt in her life in a very long time according to her she and her husband had actually been trying to have babies for a long time.
Lisa said she wasn’t sure if she took it as seriously as she was supposed to because everything happened so fast. once the doctor had confirmed that there was no heartbeat, Lisa felt like he had put a knife through her heart.
In Brooke shields 2006 memoir she wrote about her experience with miscarriage. the actress learnt that she had a miscarriage before she was said to go on stage with chemist the frog for a performance.
She recalled how the experience affected her negatively and how she thought that since she was ready to have a baby at that time the pregnancy was going to stay.
The “i will always love you” single at suffered multiple miscarriages while she was alive.
During an interview she had in 1993 with Barbara Walters, Whitney said that she had suffered a miscarriage while filming the movie bodyguard according to Whitney it was a harrowing experience both physically and emotionally.
The singer had to be onset a day after she discovered she had a miscarriage and she struggled to be strong throughout the production of the movie, but a year after that she had a child Bobbi Kristina, and that was all the blessing that she needed.
Lily Allen is one celebrate that I’ve been very open about her experiences with miscarriages.
In 2015 the singer revealed that the song she released titled something is not right was written in memory of her still burn child who she had in 2010 and also in memory of all the children she lost to miscarriage.
According to Lily Allen, she thinks that miscarriage is an experience that changes a person and she went further to encourage your fans to the next to an organisation that supports families that have been affected by infant loss and also to fund researchers that helps to prevent further occurrences.
Joan Rivers had a long struggle with fertility problems and also battled to get pregnant after the birth of her daughter.
John rivers opened up about the experience she had with child loss during her 1993 interview with people. the fashion police host said that she wishes she had had ten children.
Adding that after she had her daughter Melissa, she had two miscarriages and also one tabular pregnancy.
John revealed that not having more than one child was her biggest life regret and she was going to adopt, but then the husband changed his mind. she revealed that she was worried about her daughter because she didn’t have any sibling.
Increases 2012 memoir titled the heart of men the actress opened up about her experience with miscarriage. it was a situation that she claims led to her weight gain.
According to Alley, she was totally convinced that her body was still going to carry the baby for nine months and that she had milk coming out of her breasts.
She still had the weight she had gained while the baby was inside of her and she was still grieving. the experience was more difficult for her because she had been told that it might be impossible for her to have any other children.
The combination of how body weight the hopelessness of not being able to have a child in future all works together to make her grow fat.
During an interview in 1998, Tori Amos talked about how she had experienced a miscarriage and how that worked as an inspiration for her music. according to the singer she went through a lot of different feelings all at once after the miscarriage.
“You question what is fair; you go through everything possible, you get angry with the spirit for not wanting to come. you keep asking why, and then I was going through the anger and the sorrow. and then the songs just started coming to me.”
In September 2016 Ashley Williams wrote a very inspiring essay about her experience with miscarriage for the human development project.
Ashley shared all the details of experience and encouraged other women who had been through similar to feel more comfortable sharing their stories.
Christie Brinkley shared during in 1998 interview with good housekeeping how she had suffered three miscarriages.
Christie said that after her first miscarriage she tried to take on the belief that it was her body’s way of telling her that the pregnancy wasn’t meant to be and that the miscarriage was what was best for everyone. However, after her second experience, she became very devastated.
These are only 21 from the hundreds of celebs who have had to deal with this painful life experience, and we are glad that somehow they have been able to move on with their lives and not give up hopes of trying again.
If you know any other celebrity who should have made this list, or you have opinions or suggestions for us, please do not hesitate to use the comment section made available below.