"That was a very emotional experience, and it had a lot of different things that came with it," she said Monday on the "Today" show, her voice cracking as she spoke. "Thinking about women who can't have their own baby, even the first baby, I mean, I'm really lucky. I have the most beautiful daughter in the world and I'm grateful for her."
Regarding continuing to try for a second child, the 41-year-old said, "It's not really my choice .... the window is closing."
TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
I Never Held You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing and Recovery
-- speaks to the heart of women, their families and friends who have either lived through the pain & grief after miscarriage, or who want to better support someone who has. Author Ellen M. DuBois shares her own painful journey after miscarriage taking you from her darkest moments of grief, despair, isolation, anxiety, fear and depression to the steps she took towards healing and recovery. Her suggestions prove to be helpful in balancing the emotional peaks and valleys after suffering such a heartbreaking loss.
I Never Held You validates your grief after losing a baby to miscarriage, and assures you that you're not alone in your struggle. With the help of contributing author Dr. Linda Backman, Ed.D., licensed grief counselor, psychologist and author, you'll come to better understand grief- and why it's so important to allow yourself the time necessary to heal.
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