Chrissy Teigen opens up about the tragic loss of her son Jack

In an emotional essay published on Medium, the model and “Cravings” cookbook author shared what happened, and why she and her husband John Legend decided to share their story.
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Now we're going to go to our cover story. Chrissy Teigen opening up about the tragic loss of her son at 20 weeks pregnant. The model and author writing an emotional essay about what happened and why she and husband John legend chose to share their story. Adrienne Bankert has more. Good morning, Adrienne. Reporter: Good morning to you, too, Michael. Yes, Chrissy is sharing her first post from home since their loss. She says that writing this blog helps her try and return to real life. This morning, model and author Chrissy Teigen is opening in a raw and heartrenching blog post about her recent stillbirth at 20 weeks saying she needed to speak out about her pregnancy having chronicled the complications and the loss of her baby on Instagram. Teigen says she was about to fully deliver what was supposed to be the fifth member of our beautiful family, a son, only to say good-bye moments later. The 34-year-old who has two young children Luna and miles wi husband singer John legend -- all of me loves all of you Reporter: -- Sharing for the first time about her decision to post these hospital on social media at a time she calls utter and complete sadness. Saying I had asked my mom and John to take pictures no matter how uncomfortable it was. It didn't make sense to him at the time but I knew I needed to know of this moment forever the same way I needed to remember us cussing at the end O aisle, the same way I needed to remember our tears of joy after Luna and miles. And I absolutely knew I needed to share this story. Addressing critics saying, quote, I cannot express how little I care that you hate the photo, how little I care that it's something you wouldn't have done. I lived it. I chose to do it and more than anything, these photos aren't for anyone but the people who have lived this or are curious enough to wonder what something like this is like. Dedicating his song "Never break" to his wife. We will never break build our foundation strong enough to stay Reporter: Dedicated his song "Never break" to his wife. This is for Chrissy. Reporter: Teigen says she's now trying to heal writing, I am surrounded in a human therapy blanket of love. I am grateful and healing and feel so incredibly lucky to witness such love. A lot of empathy going to them from all around the world and Teigen also wrote that people say that with an experience like this there's a hole created in your heart. She says there certainly is a hole but that it's filled with love and she is so thankful to the friends, fans and strangers who Kent her kindness and supportive notes. Our hearts are with them. Thank you for that.

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