Amanda Holden has sent a message of support to Chrissy Teigen.
Chrissy, 34, tragically lost her son while pregnant.
The former model and wife of John Legend, 41, shared the upsetting news on Wednesday evening via social media.
Amanda, 49, lost her son Theo when she was seven months pregnant back in 2011.
One of Chrissy’s fans lent some wise words on her Instagram account.
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The user wrote: “In Lebanese culture we believe babies like Jack are angels that God selectively chooses to watch over you. Sending you light.”
To which Amanda replied: “This is how I dealt with my loss x.”
Chrissy shared a series of devastating black and white photos on Instagram.
They show her and John cradling their deceased baby and others of Chrissy receiving blood transfusions.
Her heartbreaking caption includes: “We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before.
What did Amanda Holden write to Chrissy Teigen?
“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.”
She went on to explain that John and her planned to call their third child Jack.
She continued: “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.”
Chrissy later tweeted: “Driving home from the hospital with no baby. How can this be real.”
What did Chrissy share on Instagram?
The couple have two children together: Luna, four and Miles, two.
Amanda has openly discussed her own tragic loss on several occasions.
In July she recalled her ordeal on BBC’s NHS Superstars Special.
Here, Amanda said: “I remember waking up and thinking I hadn’t felt my baby kick for most of the night, which was unusual because he was so active.
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We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before. 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. . . 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. . . Thank you to everyone who has been sending us positive energy, thoughts and prayers. We feel all of your love and truly appreciate you. . . 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.
“I tried all the things they tell you to do, but he wasn’t moving. But I didn’t panic.”
At their local hospital, she recalled: “Luckily for us, an obstetrician was coming past and Jackie [her friend] said to the obstetrician, ‘Please can you go in, I can’t hear the patient’s baby’s heartbeat’, and then I heard this guttural screaming.”
The screaming was her own, as was beyond distraught.
After going through the harrowing ordeal with of giving birth to a stillborn, she held little Theo.
Amanda explained: “Jackie wrapped him up and I said, ‘Jackie, I can’t do it, I can’t hold him.’ Jackie said, ‘He’s absolutely gorgeous, you need to see him.’
“That’s when I held him even though he was fast asleep. The one thing I remember is his perfectly formed eyebrows, which all my children have.”
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