‘Married at First Sight’: Jamie Otis Opens up About Heartbreaking Miscarriages

Married at First Sight alum Jamie Otis looked back at the most challenging time of her life as a mother. The wife of Doug Hehner opened up about her tragic miscarriages and their difficulties to conceive after. Jamie, who recently welcomed her second child, did not hold back as she shared the tragic yet inspiring experiences she had.

Married at First Sight: Jamie Otis Gets Candid About Past Miscarriages

Jamie Otis talked about the hardships she and husband Doug Hehner endured during her failed pregnancies. The Married at First Sight celeb said she always thought she’ll get pregnant easily. So when her first baby boy Jonathan didn’t make it, it was a major shock.

Despite the pain of losing baby Jonathan, Jamie and Doug did not give up. The couple finally conceived their first rainbow baby, Henley Grace. All seems well for Doug and Jamie, not until they decided to expand their family again.

By the time the Married at First Sight stars began trying for their second child, a devastating incident left them in tears yet again. Jamie revealed she suffered two more miscarriages, leaving her and Doug broken-hearted. Apparently, the first one turned out to be a “chemical pregnancy,” while the second one came with no heartbeat.

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MAFS: Jamie Reminisces Joy and Struggles of Having Rainbow Babies

The back to back miscarriages “crushed” both Jamie Otis and spouse Doug Hehner, but it didn’t stop them from trying again. Conceiving became even more challenging for the Married at First Sight couple, so much so that they almost “threw in the towel”.

But the eager parents refused to give up. They seek the help of a fertility specialist and got pregnant again shortly after. This time, Jamie Otis said she diligently followed her doctor’s advice. She added that she “held [her] breath” during the whole pregnancy, hoping that the baby will be safe. Nine months later, Jamie and her hubby Doug welcomed their second born, Hendrix.

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Married at First Sight Star Says Motherhood Changes Her

Meanwhile, Jamie Otis recently said that motherhood changed her for the better. The Married at First Sight former cast member said she’s not the same girl she was before becoming a mom. In a post, Doug Hehner’s wife proves being a mother made her more confident about herself.
Jamie Otis showed a photo of herself and daughter Grace wearing matching swimsuits. She proudly embraced her “mom bod” saying “few extra pounds and cellulite” are not going to stop her from wearing a bathing suit and have fun with her kids. Jamie added that this is the “biggest” she’s ever been in her life. But instead of feeling bad, she said it made her the “most confident” she’s ever been in years.
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