Duchess Meghan reveals she suffered a pregnancy loss in heartbreaking op-ed

Duchess Meghan described the moment last July while caring for her son Archie and felt a sharp cramp, realizing she was losing her unborn child.
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Back now with Meghan Markle's powerful "The New York Times" essay revealing she suffered a miscarriage. James Longman has the story. Good morning, James. Reporter: Good morning, this is an extraordinary revelation from one of the most famous women in the world. Meghan is leading from the front and sharing her very personal story hoping to help the millions of others who suffered from miscarriages. Overnight Meghan the duchess of Sussex, opening up. She's revealed heartbreaking details of experiencing a miscarriage writing in an op-ed for "The New York Times," losing a child means carrying an almost unbearable grief experienced by many but talked about by few. The duchess of suggestion sex describes the moment in July while caring for her son when she felt a cramp realizing she was losing her unborn baby. I knew as I clutched my firstborn child I was losing my second. Hours later I lay in a hospital bed holding my husband's hand. I felt the clamminess of his palm and kissed his knuckles wet from both our tears. I tried to imagine how we'd heal. Thank you for askingause not many people have asked if I'm okay. Reporter: She reveals this moment from last year's tour of Africa with prince Harry was an important lesson for her. Sitting in a hospital bed watching my husband's heart break as he tried to hold the shattered pieces of mine, I realized that the only way to to heal is to first ask, are you okay? It's very unusual for members of the royal family to be so open about experiences in their personal lives, particularly ones that are so personal and so painful. Reporter: The duchess sharing her experience to help others, just as Chrissy Teigen and John legend documented their experience with pregnancy loss sharing she's pictures on social media to help millions of others who have been through similar It's designed for the people that were hurting and John was very uncomfortable taking them. Meghan's op-ed appies that lesson of recognition and caring to a world turnedupside down. This Thanksgiving as we plan for a holiday unlike any before, many of us separated from our loved ones alone, sick, scared, ded and perhaps struggling to find something, anything to be grateful for, let us commit to asking others, are youokay? In the article Meghan describes how she and Harry discovered that in a room of 100 women, 10 to 20 will have suffered a miscarriage this. Is so common. She hopes to end the stigma. We send her and Harry our very best. Important to get that message thanks very much.

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