“In pain of our loss, my husband and I discovered that in a room of 100 women, 10-20 of them would have suffered a miscarriage.” Like many women, Meghan Markle has revealed to have had a miscarriage. In a long poignant text published on the New York Times, the Duchess of Sussex explained that she had lost her second child. A moving testimony, which helped Andrea Leon a lot. Like Prince Harry’s wife, this resident of Maryland, United States, has experienced the insurmountable pain of a miscarriage eight times. In a few years, this young woman has indeed fallen pregnant eight times without bringing her pregnancies to term. “This morning, I was scrolling through my phone and came across the story of Meghan Markle revealing her heartbreaking news about a miscarriage she had suffered,” wrote the technician.
“I cry with her and share my deepest condolences on the loss of her second child. The trauma and pain of her loss can be felt when I read her story,” continued Andrea Leon. “I applaud her strength for succeeding opening up on the subject of miscarriage and sharing her heavy feelings about her experience. ” The American then revealed how her fertility journey had affected her mentally and physically, saying it had been hard on her couple. “We went to couples therapy,” she said. “Mentally, I struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. I have had treatments and therapies to help me overcome the trauma. Physically, I had a lot of stabbing pains, probably from all the surgeries resulting from lost pregnancies. ”
The couple keeps hope
In the rest of her testimony, she wanted to address the Sussexes. “My advice to Meghan Markle and her husband Harry, as well as to couples around the world, is to prioritize their grieving process,” the young woman continued. The individual and couple therapy has helped me to progress, to take a step back and spend quality time with my loved ones. ” Andrea Leon wanted to thank Meghan Markle for her speech: “Your voice is heard Meghan, your pain is empathetic by many and thank you for shedding light on this taboo subject of miscarriage. Even if you have been criticized, you have no idea how many couples you have touched and given a voice to. ” Despite the tragedy of the many miscarriages, Andrea and her husband remain hopeful of having a baby one day: “We have eight precious embryos which are frozen and awaiting transfer, which is the next and final step in IVF. in the hope that my body will accept and give us a positive result “.
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