Former Bachelorette Reveals ‘Shocking’ Miscarriage
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Ali Fedotowsky, the star of “The Bachelorette” Season 6, reveals she and husband Kevin Manno suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage.

In an emotional Instagram post written at an OB-GYN appointment on Tuesday, the “Home & Family” star announced that she recently lost the couple’s unborn child.

“I am 1 in 4. I don’t really know what to say here. I’m sitting in my car, using talk to text & I’m just gonna speak from my heart. I had a miscarriage recently (I’m at the OBGYN right now for a follow up),” she began her note.

Though she says she is “not ready to fully talk” about her loss, the reality TV personality says her miscarriage happened one morning when she suffered intense cramping.

“I passed the gestational sac - which was the size of a plum - in my bedroom,” she explained. “I was in complete shock when it happened. I sat and stared at it for hours - not able to fully comprehend what happened. And the utter exhaustion that took over my body in the few days after that was almost debilitating.”

Despite the distressing event, the former “E! News” journalist is not asking her followers for pity.

“I’m not sharing this bc I feel sorry for myself or I want others to tell me they feel sorry for me. I don’t feel sorry for myself,” she wrote. “I feel sad for what could’ve been. Sad for the baby that was growing inside me. Sad because it’s sad. I want to share this because I think it’s important.”

By being honest with her story, Fedotowsky hopes to help other women going through similar situations.

“I’m writing this post to let others know who have experienced pregnancy loss [to] know that I see you & feel you. We all go through different emotions & process the loss differently,” she said. “I know that my loss is not the same as someone who’s had a stillbirth or lost a baby at 20 weeks. Or someone who has been trying to conceive for years. But what I found so shocking about my experience is that it affected me so much harder than I could have imagined. So know that if you’re going or have gone through this, your feelings are valid - whatever they may be.”

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I am 1 in 4. I don’t really know what to say here. I’m sitting in my car, using talk to text & I’m just gonna speak from my heart. I had a miscarriage recently (I’m at the OBGYN right now for a follow up). I’m not sharing this bc I feel sorry for myself or I want others to tell me they feel sorry for me. I don’t feel sorry for myself. I feel sad for what could’ve been. Sad for the baby that was growing inside me. Sad because it’s sad. I want to share this because I think it’s important. I’m so uplifted and encouraged by the way I’m seeing social media change. Change from being a place where everyone shares the highlights of their life and now being a place where people share the good & the bad - the smiles & the tears. ❤️ It’s such a long story of how it all happened. I’m not ready to fully talk about it and I honestly don’t know if I ever will be. (CONTENT WARNING - this may be difficult to read. Especially for those who have experienced a pregnancy loss) It happened early one morning when I had intense cramping. I passed the gestational sac - which was the size of a plum - in my bedroom. I was in complete shock when it happened. I sat and stared at it for hours - not able to fully comprehend what happened. And the utter exhaustion that took over my body in the few days after that was almost debilitating. Actually, being completely exhausted for weeks was one of the first signs that I was pregnant. 🌸 I’m writing this post to let others know who have experienced pregnancy loss know that I see you & feel you. We all go through different emotions & process the loss differently. I know that my loss is not the same as someone who’s had a stillbirth or lost a baby at 20 weeks. Or someone who has been trying to conceive for years. But what I found so shocking about my experience is that it affected me so much harder than I could have imagined. So know that if you’re going or have gone through this, your feelings are valid - whatever they may be❤️ With love, Ali #miscarriage #

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Fedotowsky and Manno welcomed their first child, daughter Molly, in July 2016, and their second child, son Riley, in May 2018.

The couple tied the knot in March 2017.

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