Britney Spears has lost her baby, revealing she’s suffered a ‘devastating’ miscarriage.
The 40-year-old mum-of-two revealed the heartbreaking news in a statement on Instagram:
“It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that we have lost our miracle baby early in the pregnancy,” she wrote.
“This is a devastating time for any parent. Perhaps we should have waited to announce until we were further along however we were overly excited to share the good news.
“Our love for each other is our strength. We will continue trying to expand our beautiful family. We are grateful for all of your support.”
Britney revealed that she was expecting her third child just four weeks ago, her first baby with fiancé Sam Asghari, who Britney referred to as her ‘husband’ when she announced her pregnancy on Instagram.
“I lost so much weight to go on my Maui trip only to gain it back … I thought ‘Geez … what happened to my stomach ???'” Britney wrote at the time.
“My husband said, ‘No you’re food pregnant silly !!!’ So I got a pregnancy test … and uhhhhh well … I am having a baby. 4 days later I got a little more food pregnant. It’s growing! If 2 are in there … I might just loose it.”
The pop sensation admitted that her previous pregnancies resulted in perinatal depression.
“I obviously won’t be going out as much due to the paps getting their money shot of me like they unfortunately already have … it’s hard because when I was pregnant I had perinatal depression … I have to say it is absolutely horrible. Women didn’t talk about it back then … some people considered it dangerous if a woman complained like that with a baby inside her.
“But now women talk about it everyday … thank Jesus we don’t have to keep that pain a reserved proper secret. This time I will be doing yoga every day! Spreading lots of joy and love!”
Britney hasn’t been shy about her desire to have a third child, however she claimed the rules of her conservatorship made it unlikely she’d be able to have a baby.
“I want to be able to get married and have a baby. I have an [IUD] inside of myself so I don’t get pregnant. They don’t want me to have children—any more children.”
She was released from the conservatorship in 2021.
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