In an emotional Instagram post, Alec Baldwin's wife, Hilaria Baldwin, revealed Thursday she's "most likely experiencing a miscarriage."
Baldwin posted a photo a mirror selfie of her in her bra and underwear with her hand on her small baby bump. The mother of four said she's sharing the heartbreaking news about her possible miscarriage as "a pretty early" as an effort to "normalize the miscarriage and remove the stigma from it."
"I want to share with you that I'm most likely experiencing a miscarriage I always promised myself that if I was to get pregnant again, I would share the news with you guys pretty early, even if that means suffering public loss ", Baldwin wrote in a long Instagram post.
" I've always been so open with you all about my family, fitness, pregnancies … and I do not want to keep this from you, just because it is not as positive and shiny as the rest, "she continued. "I think it's important to show the truth … because my job is to help people by being real and open. Furthermore, I have no shame or embarrassment with this experience. "
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Baldwin said she found it" exhausting "that The first trimester of pregnancy is constantly shrouded in secrecy.
"This works for some, but I personally find it to be exhausting. I'm nauseous, tired, my body is changing. And I have to pretend that everything is just fine-and it really is not. I do not want to have to pretend anymore. I hope you understand, "the 35-year-old said.
She continued to explain the next steps in her pregnancy and the uncertainty she faces.
" So, this is what's going on now: the embryo has a heartbeat, but it is not strong, and the baby is not growing very much. So we wait ̵
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Baldwin said she was "blessed" to have her doctor, friends and family by her side during the hard time.
"I am so blessed with my wonderful doctor, my dear friends, and my loving family … My husband and my four very healthy babies help me keep it together and have a perspective on how truly beautiful life is, even when it sometimes seems ugly, "she added. "The luck and thanks, I feel that I am my baby's mommy, is amazingly overwhelming and comforting."
Baldwin asked followers to be kind to their sensitive comments.
"I'm feeling a bit fragile and I need support. I'm hoping that by sharing this I can contribute to raising awareness about this sensitive topic, "she concluded.
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Alec and Hilaria Baldwin welcomed their fourth child, son of Romeo Alejandro David, last May. They are also parents to Leonardo Angel Charles, 2, Rafael Thomas, 3, and Carmen Gabriela, 5.
Baldwin, who celebrated his 61st birthday on Wednesday, is also a father to Ireland Baldwin from his previous marriage to Kim Basinger. 19659020]