The actress and mum-of-one has revealed she’s suffered multiple miscarriages and difficulties with trying to conceive
Jamie King may now be a mum to son James, nine months, but she’s been through a lot of fertility difficulties before welcoming her son.
The 35-year-old Hart of Dixie star chose to share her TTC difficulties on Instagram – showing her support for couples going through the same thing.
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Jamie posted a photo of a long note on her account, which she has since taken down, explaining her eight-year struggle with trying to conceive before she became a mum. The note read, 'For all the struggling women & moms out there that think they are alone – This is the truth about conceiving my son and struggles after. 8 yrs of pain and undiagnosed PCOS & Endometriosis.
'9 doctors until Dr. Randy Harris diagnosed me & saved my life from a severe ectopic, 5 miscarriages, 5 rounds of IVF, 26 IUI's, most with no outcome, 4½ years of trying to conceive, 26 hours of brutal labor, early delivery b/c of sudden preeclampsia, tearing and tearing after the stitches were in once I was home, milk supply issues, painful mastitis, uncontrollable crying while breast feeding, worked until the day before I [gave] birth and went back after 6 weeks after because I was afraid of letting others down,' Jamie wrote.
The actress captioned the image, writing, ‘For all the women out there who think they are alone in this #youarenotalone #ihavetobebravetosupportothers #realtalkhatterrifiesus’
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Until now, Jamie’s stayed relatively quiet about her troubles starting a family and has only spoken in one interview on the topic.
‘This baby was a long time in the making and I feel like the universe put a little extra magic dust in him,’ Jamie told ABC News. ‘He’s like the happiest, most joyful, social and loving [baby].’
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Jamie is just one celeb mum who happily shares photos of her tot on the social media site and has used her account to show her support for breastfeeding recently, too.
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