“Married at First Sight” star Jamie Otis is remaining hopeful when it comes to her chances of having a second child.
As Dearly reported, after announcing she and her husband Doug Hehner were pregnant with their first child in July of 2016, Jamie miscarried their son after only four months. Despite this devastating loss, the two welcomed their daughter, Henley Grace, in August 2017.
In the months following Henley’s birth, Jamie suffered a chemical pregnancy at the beginning of 2018, Dearly reports.
Very Well Family defines a chemical pregnancy as a word “used to describe a very early miscarriage which occurs before the fifth week of gestation and well before the fetus can be visibly detected on an ultrasound.”
On December 26, 2018, Jamie announced she was pregnant again.
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WE ARE SO, SO, SOOO happy to share this amazing news!!! I’m pregnant!✨🤰🏼💫 • We wanted to surprise you guys so we saved our pregnancy news for Christmas Day & shared it as a gift to you on the launch of our podcast, @hotmarriagecoolparents!🎧🎤 Which btw is #7 on the iTunes top 200 chart and it’s #1 (IN FIVE COUNTRIES!!!) on the kids and family chart!🙌🏼 What?!?! THANK YOU!!!!💗💗💗 • If you haven’t listened yet, you’re seriously missing out on the most embarrassing poo story in the history of poo stories!💩😳😂 Head to link in my bio to listen to us chat all about baby #2 (3 if you count angel babies in heaven👼🏼💙) on the podcast! Yayyyy! We hope you all had a very Merry Christmas!💫🎄✨ • This Christmas was even more magical than last year – which was our first with Gracie so I didn’t think anything could top that!🙏🏻🎁🎅🏼 • #sothankful #grateful #blessed #pregnant #woohoo #babyfever #firsttrimester #8weekspregnant #bigsister #bigsisterannouncement #bestbigsister #podcast #podcasters #podcastersofinstagram
However, after just 10 weeks Jamie experienced a “failed miscarriage.” In this case, she shared the “baby formed and there was an amniotic sac, but while the amniotic sac continued to grow the baby stopped at some point.”
Now the reality star says she’s been feeling stress and anxiety as she and her husband attempt to expand their family again, US Weekly reports.
In a video posted to her Instagram story, she said:
“Not gonna lie: I have been so stressed and anxious. I don’t know. I’m just so stressed. I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I’m a happy girl. I’m a very happy person. And it’s spring, and I should be happy. I have the best husband and the most amazing daughter, and I believe we will be pregnant again soon.”
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Fact #1: he can manage to make me smile even on my worse days.🥰 Fact #2: We’re celebrating our F I V E year wedding anniversary this month!!👰🏼 @doughehner ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Swipe to see a #throwback to us as newlyweds when my book 📖 first came out💞. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I’m curious—how many of you knew I wrote a book?!?🙋🏼♀️ It was released just prior to losing our angel baby, Johnathan.👼🏼💙 I had multiple tv shows and radio shows lined up to promote it, but after I delivered Johnathan I canceled them all! I couldn’t get off the couch, let alone talk about my marriage and new book. I ended up in a pretty dark place after losing our sweet Johnathan, and I just couldn’t muster the strength to do tons of press for this book – so I’m not surprised if many of you don’t know about it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I poured my heart and soul into this book. It’s a memoir about WHY I chose to marry a stranger and HOW our marriage works. It’s funny to look back at these chapters and realize how much we’ve been through and overcame.🙏🏻 The book is ON SALE right now on amazon!🙌🏼 Just go there and search wifey 101 or just click on the link in my bio.👌🏼The sale won’t last long so get it while you can!! And then tag me in a photo with it so I can send you a thank you message🥰! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #book #tbt #throwback #mafs #marriedatfirstsight #wifey101 #wifey #OG #marriage #marriedlife #momlife #mrright #hubby #author #marriagegoals #hubbygoals #truelove #authorsofinstagram #authorlife
Further, Jamie previously shared with US Weekly that she and Doug use a fertility mobile app so they can know when’s a good time to try for their next little one.