Kim Fields: Going From Miscarriage To Miracle
Kim Fields, The Facts of Life and Living Single star, suffered from a surprising health tragedy that very few people knew about.
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During an episode of The Real talk show, Kim, 44, announced that she and husband Christopher Morgan are expecting their second son. The couple, who married in July 2007, are already parents to a six-year-old son, Sebastian. But they had been trying for the past two years to conceive and nothing was happening. The couple was almost about to give up, until…
“This is Quincy Xavier,” Kim said, holding her baby bump. “He’s a boy, yes. We’re very, very blessed. It was planned. We actually had been trying for a couple of years.”
She also revealed that she’d previously had two miscarriages. Because of this, learning she was finally pregnant again came as a big surprise.
“Funny enough, for a minute I thought I was getting pre-menopausal because certain things were starting to be irregular and then other symptoms started…my memory, and I was clumsier than normal, which I couldn’t even believe was possible,” Kim explained. “Then our son got sick with a stomach virus and I caught it. Chris said, ‘No, babe, you’re a little sicker than Sebastian. You need to go and get that checked out’ and I said, ‘Okay.’ So I went and they tested me and said, ‘Oh Honey, you’re not dehydrated. You’re two months pregnant.’ [Quincy’s] is our little miracle.”
What Causes Miscarriages?
Miscarriages can be caused by a variety of different factors, including infection, hormonal problems and/or uterine abnormalities, as well as severe malnutrition and uncontrolled diabetes. If you are pregnant or…