When Chrissy Teigen shared on social media Wednesday that she and John Legend suffered a miscarriage, more than 7 million people responded on Instagram. In replies, stars and fans alike shared their condolences and echoed Teigen’s heartbreak, but some also used the comments section of her post to grieve their own losses and share their stories with the woman they feel they’ve come to know and relate to.
“It’s one of the most horrendous experiences a human being can go through… The grieving and the sadness is unmeasurable,” echoes Dr. Janelle Luk, Medical Director of Generation Next Fertility in New York City and a former OBGYN.
“Not many people want to talk about loss. It’s amazing for someone with (Teigen’s) status to talk about, ‘Hey, it happens to me, too.'”
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