After experiencing bleeding during the final month of her pregnancy, the 34-year-old checked into a Los Angeles hospital for blood transfusions. She and husband John Legend have two other children and had already picked the name Jack for the boy she was expecting.
Along with a heart-breaking black-and-white photo of herself crying sitting on a hospital bed, Chrissy wrote onInstagram, (quote) "We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before. We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions. It just wasn’t enough."
She continued, “We never decide on our babies’ names until the last possible moment after they’re born, just before we leave the hospital. But we, for some reason, had started to call this little guy in my belly Jack,”
“So he will always be Jack to us. Jack worked so hard to be a part of our little family, and he will be, forever,” she added. “To our Jack – I’m so sorry that the first few moments of your life were met with so many complications, that we couldn’t give you the home you needed to survive. We will always love you.”