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Alex Jones Opens Up On Tragic Miscarriage Ordeal

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Alex Jones Opens Up On Tragic Miscarriage Ordeal

TV presenter Alex Jones has revealed she hosted 'The One Show' just an hour after discovering she had suffered a miscarriage.

In an interview with the The Sunday Telegraph's Stella Magazine, Alex spoke about the ordeal, which happened in 2017.

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She had found out she was pregnant on a trip to visit her husband Charlie Thompson's parents in New Zealand.

Once the couple arrived back in the UK, a 14-week scan showed that Alex had suffered a symptomless miscarriage.

It turned out that the baby had stopped developing around the nine week mark.

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Alex told the magazine that the news hit her and her husband "like a ton of bricks".

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Credit: Matt Alexander/PA Archive/PA Images

"We learnt the baby didn't have a heartbeat. I was around 14 weeks, which is a decent amount of time.

"The baby had stopped developing at about nine weeks. That was really hard. It hit us like a ton of bricks.

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"It's really odd. You're in that room looking for answers that you're never going to get.

"You're thinking: 'Have I done something wrong? What did I do differently? Was it because we flew a long way? Was I too stressed? Was I putting too much pressure on myself?"

Just an hour after learning the heartbreaking news, however, Alex was determined to be back on television presenting 'The One Show'.

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Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire/PA Images
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She explained that she felt like going straight back to work because there was "nothing to say".

"I said, 'What else am I going to do?' It's a horrible feeling because it is so empty. There's nothing to say. It's done," she said.

Alex also spoke about the feelings she experienced as a mother after experiencing a miscarriage. The couple's first son, Teddy, was born in January 2017, and they are currently expecting their second child.

"I'm not saying it's easier or harder if you already have [a child]," Alex said. "The sense is at least you have a healthy child, but you remember how it felt at that point, you know what it's like to hold a baby and the potential is very real."

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Topics: Celebrity News

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