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Britney Spears has announced that she has lost the “miracle baby” she was pregnant with.
The 40-year-old star took to Instagram on Saturday to share the devastating news.
“It is with our deepest sadness that we have to announce that we lost our miracle baby early in pregnancy,” they said in a joint statement with fiancé Sam Asghari.
“This is a devastating time for all parents. Perhaps we should have waited until we’re further along with the announcement, but we were overly excited to share the good news.
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Our love for one another is our strength. We will continue to try to expand our beautiful family. We are grateful for all of your support. We ask for privacy at this difficult moment.”
Spears announced her pregnancy via Instagram in April, sharing a picture of a pink teacup and flowers with a lengthy caption.
“I lost so much weight to go on my Maui trip only to gain it back,” she began. “I was like, ‘Gosh… what happened to my stomach???’ My husband said, ‘No, you’re pregnant stupid food,'” he said Sam Asgari28
“So I took a pregnancy test… and uhhhhh… I’m having a baby.”
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The star continued, “I’m obviously not going to go out that much because the paps get their money from me, as sadly they already do…it’s hard because when I was pregnant I had perinatal depression…I have to say it is absolutely awful.”
“Women didn’t talk about it back then…some people thought it was dangerous for a woman with a baby inside her to complain like that…but now women talk about it every day…thank God we don’t have to keep this pain a secret.” “
Spears concluded, “This time I’m going to do yoga every day!!! Spread lots of joy and love.
Spears shares her two sons Sean, 16, and Jayden, 15, with her ex-husband Kevin Federline.
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Spears has mentioned in the past that she’s open to having more children. In an Instagram post she shared in November, the pop star revealed that she’s looking to add a baby girl to her family.
“I’m thinking about having another baby!!!” She captioned the post. “I wonder if this is a girl… she’s on her toes and reaching for something… that’s for sure!!!!”
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In June 2021, she mentioned that she had an IUD while she was a conservator and her conservators wouldn’t let her “go to the doctor and take it out.”
Spears’ conservatory ended in November. Spears and Asghari met on the set of their music video for the song “Slumber Party” in 2016.