Carrie Johnson says she feels 'constant worry' during second pregnancy
Carrie Johnson says the ‘worry is constant’ during her second pregnancy after suffering a ‘heart-breaking’ miscarriage earlier this year
- Carrie Johnson, 33, shared her miscarriage as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week
- Posting on Instagram, she said her second pregnancy has been different to first
- Prime Minister’s wife admitted that the ‘worry is constant’ following her loss
Carrie Johnson has opened up about the ‘constant worry’ she is feeling during her current pregnancy after suffering a miscarriage earlier this year.
The Prime Minister’s 33-year-old wife, who is expecting her second child in December, candidly shared her experience as part of Britain’s Baby Loss Awareness Week.
In a post on Instagram, she highlighted the work of Tommy’s Baby Charity – which provides pregnancy information and research – and admitted she has found ‘this pregnancy very different to my first’.
She wrote: ‘The stories of other people’s experiences shared on their website provided me much comfort after our loss earlier this year.
The Prime Minister’s 33-year-old wife, who is expecting her second child in December, candidly shared her experience as part of Britain’s Baby Loss Awareness Week on Instagram (pictured)
In a post on Instagram (pictured), she highlighted the work of Tommy’s Baby Charity – which provides pregnancy information and research – and admitted she has found ‘this pregnancy very different to my first’
‘It’s also a helpful resource if you have friends or family that have experienced baby loss and you’re not sure what to say or how best to be supportive.
‘I’ve found this pregnancy very different to my first. Pregnancy after loss is totally wonderful but the worry is constant. Tommy’s has shown me that’s completely normal.’
Carrie took to Instagram this summer to reveal she had suffered a miscarriage at the beginning of the year that she says left her ‘heartbroken.’
She said that she and husband Boris are now expecting a rainbow baby – a term for a child born to a family that has previously lost another due to stillbirth or death during infancy.
Mr Johnson’s sixth child, Wilfred (pictured with Carrie), was born on April 29, 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and the first lockdown
Being candid with her over 5,000 followers, she wrote: ‘Hoping for our rainbow baby this Christmas. At the beginning of the year, I had a miscarriage which left me heartbroken.
‘I feel incredibly blessed to be pregnant again but I’ve also felt like a bag of nerves. Fertility issues can be really hard for many people, particularly when on platforms like Instagram it can look like everything is only ever going well.
‘I found it a real comfort to hear from people who had also experienced loss so I hope that in some very small way sharing this might help others too.’
The announcement came just two months after her wedding to Boris Johnson when she would have been around two months pregnant.
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