Fans of the British royal family know full well, Meghan Markle is someone very discreet and discreet about her life. It’s not for nothing that the 39-year-old has decided to move to the United States with her husband Prince Harry and their son Archie, away from the British press, the paparazzi and curious glances. And yet against all odds, in a column published in the New York Times this Wednesday, November 25, Meghan Markle revealed that she had had a miscarriage last July.
In all transparency, the Duchess of Sussex returns to this extremely trying experience, in a long text titled “these sorrows that we share”. In simple words, Meghan Markle recounts the “sudden violent cramp” she felt when she was changing Archie’s diaper. “I knew, while I was rocking my firstborn, that I was losing my second child,” she says, also speaking of her hospitalization. Her husband was with her, holding her hand in his, “both wet with tears.” Then, the mother explains that she regrets that miscarriages remain a taboo subject, encouraging women to speak up and society to open up about it.
A present and united family
But then did the royal family know about Meghan Markle’s miscarriage? The answer is yes, the family members knew that. In an interview with the BBC, correspondent for the American Vanity Fair, Katie Nicholl, explained: “The royal family have been very supportive. They were aware of what happened. Harry was in constant contact with them during the summer and they knew what they were going through. From what I understand, they were supported by the royal family during this period “, we learn, reports The Express.
Despite their distance, Meghan Markle was able to count on the words and messages of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and most certainly the Cambridge couple. But above all, there is no doubt that the former actress could count on the presence of her mother Doria Ragland, who lives in Los Angeles about 2 hours from her home.
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