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BBC News 25 Nov 2020

Meghan: Duchess of Sussex tells of miscarriage 'pain and grief'


The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she had a miscarriage in July, writing in an article of feeling "an almost unbearable grief".

"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan said in a piece for the New York Times.

She went on to describe how she watched "my husband's heart break as he tried to hold the shattered pieces of mine".

Meghan wrote that "loss and pain have plagued every one of us in 2020".

The 39-year-old shared her experience to urge people to "commit to asking others, 'are you OK?'" over the Thanksgiving holiday in the US.

Two men have been convicted of killing 39 Vietnamese migrants who were found dead in a lorry container in Essex.

Families of the victims left in Vietnam share their pain and grief.

Sky's South East Correspondent, Siobhan Robbins has this special report.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex has revealed she suffered a miscarriage earlier this year.

Writing in the New York Times, Meghan gave details of how she lost her second child in July and described being taken to hospital where she lay holding the hand of her husband, Prince Harry.

If you've been affected by this story and want to talk to someone, you can call the Miscarriage Association for support on 01924 200799, or the Samaritans free on 116 123 or at [email protected]
The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the 'almost unbearable grief' in the New York Times in hope of helping others.

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