Actress Rachel Bilson has opened up about her experience with pregnancy loss, revealing that she suffered multiple miscarriages before welcoming her daughter, Briar Rose, in 2014.
Bilson shared her story on a recent episode of her podcast, “Broad Ideas.”
“It’s one of the biggest things I talk about with pregnancy and having babies,” she said. “I’ve had miscarriages, so I’ve had losses.”
Bilson added that the miscarriages occurred early in her pregnancies, before the babies were full-term.
“I never carried,” she said. “They were early on.”
Bilson said that her experience with pregnancy loss has made her more compassionate and understanding towards others who have gone through similar experiences.
“I think it’s important to talk about it,” she said. “It’s one of those things that’s so isolating, and I think it’s important for people to know that they’re not alone.”
Bilson’s decision to speak out about her miscarriages is a brave one. Pregnancy loss is a taboo topic in many societies, and women who experience it often feel ashamed or guilty. By sharing her story, Bilson is helping to break down the stigma and raise awareness of this common experience.
The importance of talking about pregnancy loss
Pregnancy loss is a common experience, affecting one in four pregnancies. However, it is often a taboo topic, and women who experience it may feel ashamed or guilty. Sharing stories about pregnancy loss can help to break down the stigma and raise awareness of this common experience.
Bilson’s decision to speak out about her miscarriages is a brave one, and it will undoubtedly help other women who have gone through similar experiences. It is important to remember that pregnancy loss is not your fault, and you are not alone. There are many resources available to support you, both emotionally and practically.
If you have experienced pregnancy loss, please know that you are not alone. There are many people who care about you and want to help. Please reach out to a friend, family member, or healthcare professional for support.