Kate Ferdinand has revealed that she is “devastated and heartbroken” at the loss of her second child to her husband and former England footballer Rio Ferdinand.
he, the former reality TV star shared the news with her Instagram followers on Wednesday.
Alongside a black and white photo of her legs resting on the edge of a hospital bed, Ferdinand, 31, wrote: “Last time I was in this hospital I gave birth to Cree, but this time it was our baby. no more heartbeat. our 12 week scan and I had to have surgery.
“We are so excited and planning a space for our new born in the family, we just can’t wait to share our news with all of you, but unfortunately sometimes Life doesn’t go as we planned.
“So many things to say, but somehow I can’t find the words. Totally devastated and heartbroken… but couldn’t be more grateful for the hugs I received from my huge babies when we got home. “
Ferdinand, who rose to fame on ITV’s The Only Way reality show Essex, married her husband Rio, 43, in September 2019 and the couple share a son, Cree, born in September. December 2020.
The former Manchester United star also has three children from a former relationship with first wife Rebecca Ellison, who passed away from breast cancer in 2015.
At the time of her son’s birth, Ferdinand detailed her “traumatic” experience undergoing an emergency caesarean section on Instagram.
She told her 1.4 million followers: “After an emergency cesarean section and a painful preterm birth, I was completely wiped out.
“Happiness overflowed but so were tears and emotions, I felt like I couldn’t do what I wanted to do with Cree because I couldn’t change it or feed it consistently like I used to. I feel guilty towards Cree, Rio & that I can’t do what I usually do for the kids.
“It was a whirlwind I didn’t expect… but at the same time the most perfect one.”
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