Chrissy Teigen just shared that she and husband John Legend lost their baby, Jack. She took to Instagram on Wednesday, September 30, to reveal the tragic news. The announcement comes days after she was hospitalized with severe bleeding.
The 34-year-old model posted five heartbreaking photos and, in a lengthy post, poured her heart out about the pregnancy, the baby, and her family.
The black-and-white photographs were taken just after their loss. In the first photo, Chrissy sat on a hospital bed and cried. She was hunched over, with her hands together as if in prayer, and had tears streaming down her face. The devastating pic showed her raw grief.
The second snap showed a profile view of Chrissy holding her son while medical staff looked on. She sat on the edge of the bed, with a drip next to her, while staring down at the bundle in her arms.
John made his first appearance in the third photo. The singer sat next to his wife and rested his head against her shoulder. Both had their eyes closed as they leaned into each other.
Next, in perhaps the saddest image, Chrissy held the newborn in her arms. She looked at his face while weeping. John kissed her shoulder and, in a telling pose, placed his right hand on his left shoulder as if cradling himself while looking at Jack.In the caption, Chrissy wrote they were in shock and deep pain. She shared they had never been able to stop the bleeding.
Those who follow the celebrity know she had been on bed rest for a bit of time.
The outspoken wife and mother said she and John usually decide on the names of their babies after their birth. This time around, they had been calling the baby Jack.
Chrissy said the little boy would always be a part of their family and penned a personal note to him. In it, she wrote she was sorry the very first moments of his life were riddled with complications and told him they would always love him.
She went on to express her gratitude to all of their supporters. She said they felt the love and appreciated their efforts.
Lastly, Chrissy stated she was grateful for their children, Luna and Miles. However, on this "darkest of days," they would take the time to grieve the life of their lost son. She expressed her firm belief they would get through it.
Chrissy's post was met with an outpouring of love. More than 3.2 million people liked the image and it has received 196,000-plus comments as fans reached out to her and John.