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Chrissy Teigen Just Explained Why She Shared Photos of the Son She Lost

Best Life Logo By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 1 of 6: For the first time since the tragic loss of her son 20 weeks into her pregnancy, Chrissy Teigen has opened up about the grief she feels as she continues to mourn. In a deeply moving post on Medium, published on Oct. 27, the author and model candidly described how she and husband John Legend have been helped through this difficult time by the kindness of strangers, how she has coped through tragedy, and why she chose to share photos of the baby she lost with the public on social media.In the heartbreaking essay, Teigen described how her diagnosis with partial placenta abruption had made her pregnancy a complicated and physically taxing one, requiring multiple blood transfusions and constant care. She also recalled the pain she felt when doctors told her that "it was time to say goodbye" to her unborn child, who she and Legend had been calling Jack. "Even as I write this now, I can feel the pain all over again," she wrote. "Oxygen was placed over my nose and mouth, and that was the first picture you saw. Utter and complete sadness."But the post also brought to light the joy Teigen has been able to salvage, turning the tragedy she and her husband suffered into something she hopes can help others who are mourning their own losses. Read on for more on why she made the decision to share her painful moment with the world, and for more candor from Teigen, check out Celebrities That Have Spoken About Their Depression.Read the original article on Best Life.

Chrissy Teigen Just Explained Why She Shared Photos of the Son She Lost

For the first time since the tragic loss of her son 20 weeks into her pregnancy, Chrissy Teigen has opened up about the grief she feels as she continues to mourn. In a deeply moving post on Medium, published on Oct. 27, the author and model candidly described how she and husband John Legend have been helped through this difficult time by the kindness of strangers, how she has coped through tragedy, and why she chose to share photos of the baby she lost with the public on social media.

In the heartbreaking essay, Teigen described how her diagnosis with partial placenta abruption had made her pregnancy a complicated and physically taxing one, requiring multiple blood transfusions and constant care. She also recalled the pain she felt when doctors told her that "it was time to say goodbye" to her unborn child, who she and Legend had been calling Jack. "Even as I write this now, I can feel the pain all over again," she wrote. "Oxygen was placed over my nose and mouth, and that was the first picture you saw. Utter and complete sadness."

But the post also brought to light the joy Teigen has been able to salvage, turning the tragedy she and her husband suffered into something she hopes can help others who are mourning their own losses. Read on for more on why she made the decision to share her painful moment with the world, and for more candor from Teigen, check out Celebrities That Have Spoken About Their Depression.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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