Content warning: This post discusses miscarriage.
Miscarriage, stillbirth and newborn death support service SANDS tell us “up to 1 in 4 confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage before 20 weeks, but many other women miscarry without having realised they are pregnant.”
Some very high-profile types have spoken out about enduring miscarriage, in the hopes that it might help others work through their own losses – and realise that this experience does not discriminate.
Mariah and ex-husband Nick Cannon lost their first child to miscarriage - it was an incredibly difficult time.
"It kind of shook us both and took us into a place that was really dark and difficult,” Mariah recalls. “When that happened ... I wasn’t able to even talk to anybody about it. That was not easy.”