Social media has sent prayers and well wishes to Chrissy Teigen and her husband John Legend after the model and mother of two revealed she had miscarried son Jack. In a 2020 Instagram post, Teigen wept as she cradled her deceased son in her arms as she described the infinite feelings of pain and loss she had experienced.
Despite announcing it two years ago, Teigen recently revealed that she lost baby Jack to an abortion, not a miscarriage.
Two years ago, when I was pregnant with Jack, John, and their third child, I had to make a lot of difficult and heartbreaking decisions. It became very clear around halfway that he wouldn’t survive, and I wouldn’t have any medical intervention either.”
Chrissy was 20 weeks pregnant when she and John lost baby Jack, and said the “complications” didn’t give him a fighting chance in life. Without specifying the baby’s condition, she added that they “were never able to stop the bleeding and give the baby the necessary fluids, despite the transfusion bags and bags, it just wasn’t enough”.
According to TMZ, Chrissy realized she had chosen her life over Jack following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade – prompting her to reclassify her loss.
Let’s just call it it was: It was an abortion. Abortion to save my life for a baby had absolutely no chance. I told the world that we had a miscarriage, the world agreed that we had a miscarriage… and I was really disappointed because I didn’t say what it was in the first place, and I felt silly that It took me over a year to really understand that we had an abortion. “
After a tumultuous few years including several failed IVF treatments, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are awaiting the arrival of their third child.