According to estimates from both the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Mayo Clinic, at least 10 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. Yet a 2015 survey found that 55 percent of respondents believe miscarriages are “uncommon.”
This disconnect highlights the stigma surrounding pregnancy loss and explains why so many women who have miscarriages report feeling very alone in the aftermath.
During Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, the importance of having open conversations about miscarriage cannot be overstated. Many public figures have shared their stories of loss to offer support and comfort to other women going through this painful experience.
Here are 39 celebrities who opened up about their experiences with pregnancy loss.