The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, published a column in the New York Times where she revealed she had a miscarriage last July.
She wanted to share this event in support of all the women going through this ordeal. Its goal is also to break the taboo around this subject.
Meghan Markle reveals having had a miscarriage.
In a long, poignant text published in the New York Times on November 25, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, reveals that she had a miscarriage last July.
Indeed, she says while giving up spontaneously about her health: “After changing Archie’s diaper, I felt a painful cramp. I collapsed to the floor with him in my arms, humming a lullaby to calm us both down, keeping a happy tune as I felt something was wrong. I knew, hugging my first child, that I was losing the second. ”
- Meghan Markle had to be hospitalized.
In her text, Meghan then talks about her hospitalization. “A few hours later, I was in a hospital bed, holding my husband’s hand. I felt the wetness of her palm and kissed her hand, wet with our tears. Staring at the cold white walls, my eyes froze. I tried to imagine how we were going to heal. ”
Meghan Markle opens up about her pain.
It was a painful event,, to say the least , for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. However, this episode brought him back to memories of his official tour of South Africa in 2019. And for a good reason!
At that time, a reporter asked him,”how are you?”. ” This question had touched her very much at the time. “Thanks for asking me. Few people have asked how I am, ”she replied.
- Break a taboo
So, as I “sat in a hospital bed, watching my husband’s broken heart crack as he tried to put my broken pieces back together, I realized the only way to start healing was to first. ask me: Are you okay? “.
Following this event, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle began to take an interest in the numbers of miscarriages, wanting at all costs to break the silence. “In the pain of our loss, my husband and I discovered that in a room of 100 women, 10 to 20 of them would have suffered a miscarriage,” she said. Now, she advises people who have lost a child to break the taboo.
Meghan Markle supported for talking about her miscarriage
She points out that some people “bravely shared their stories” and thus “opened the door, knowing that by telling the truth they would allow others to do so too”. “By being invited to share our pain, we are taking the first steps towards healing together,” she said.
Not surprisingly, Meghan Markle’s platform quickly went viral. Indeed, on social networks the comments have flown from everywhere. For some to share her suffering when you are famous is inappropriate … But others have defended tooth and nail the former actress.
After all, Meghan Markle’s testimony has allowed more than one person to speak openly about the miscarriage. These are some very surprising revelations.