A year ago, Chrissy Teigen revealed to social media followers that her third child with husband John Legend was stillborn. The model and influencer reopened on the anniversary of her son’s death.
Here’s what Teigen had to say and how fans are reacting.
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend lost their son Jack in 2020
In September 2020, Teigen experienced a stillbirth. She posted a candid series of black and white photos instagram To share what happened.
He captioned these photos, “We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only heard about, the kind of pain we have never felt before. We were never able to stop the bleeding and a blood transfusion In spite of bags and bags, we were not able to give my child the fluids he needed. That was not enough.
“We don’t decide on the names of our babies until the last possible moment after they’re born, just before we leave the hospital. But we, for some reason, started calling this little guy Jack in my belly. So he’s always ours. Jack will be there for you. Jack worked very hard to be a part of our little family, and he always will be.
“To our Jack – I am so sorry that the first few moments of your life were so complicated, that we could not give you the home you needed to survive. We will love you forever.
“Thank you to everyone who is sending us positive energy, thoughts and prayers. We feel all your love and really appreciate you.
“We are so grateful for our lives, for our wonderful children Luna and Miles, for all the wonderful things we have been able to experience. But every day cannot be filled with sunshine. On these darkest days, we We will grieve, we will cry our eyes out. But we will embrace and love each other and overcome.”
Three months after the stillbirth, Teigen mentioned in another Instagram post That she would never get pregnant again, although she did not explain why.
The model posted an emotional tribute to her son on social media
On September 29, Chrissy Teigen shared a raw and vulnerable photo with her followers InstituteaGram. The picture shows the model crying topless and in a hospital bed, while her husband John Legend holds her and consoles her.
Teigen captioned the image, “And for son we almost had it. A year ago you gave me the greatest pain I could have ever imagined I could survive anything even if I didn’t want to. I didn’t get to take care of you but you came and went to make me love myself and take care of myself because our bodies are precious and life is a miracle. He told me it would get easier but yes, it hasn’t started yet. Mom and Dad love you forever.”
Message Teigen’s . follows Post Celebrating his 3-year-old son Miles since that day.
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Friends and fans are sending condolences and appreciation to Chrissy Teigen
While Teigen is sometimes criticized for sharing too much on her social media, her friends and fans left a lot of love in the comments section of the post remembering Jack. Many also shared their similar experiences with stillbirth and miscarriage.
Model Ashley Greene wrote, “❤️ your vulnerability and strength is admirable,” while another commenter added, “Thank you for being so open and vulnerable ️”
Chrissy Teigen published an excerpt on October 27, 2020 medium About the loss of his son. Regarding the criticism she received on Instagram pictures from the hospital, she wrote, “I can’t express how little I care that you hate pictures. How little do I care that this is something you might not have done.
“I lived it, I chose to do it, and more than anything, these photos are not for anyone, but for people who have lived it or are eager to wonder what something like that is. Photos are only for those who need them. The views of others don’t matter to me.”
With so many people sharing their stories in the comments section of Teigen’s Instagram posts, it seems her words and photos are reaching people who need them.