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Gemma Collins Reveals She Suffered A Miscarriage During Lockdown

Gemma Collins Reveals She Suffered A Miscarriage During Lockdown

Gemma Collins has revealed she suffered a miscarriage during lockdown in an emotional video.

The 39-year-old TOWIE star, who has previously spoken about her struggles with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), explained that she'd thought she was suffering from a heavy period and left it 10 days before seeking help. You can watch the emotional video here:

Appearing on Loose Women on Thursday, also spoke about her 'heartbreaking' split from on-off boyfriend James Argent last month and admitted she felt that motherhood had been 'robbed' from her.

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Gemma said: "It was really difficult for me in isolation because, as you know, with my condition of PCOS, it's not easy to fall pregnant and I did suffer a miscarriage which was really sad during the lockdown period."

The TOWIE star waited 10 days before seeking medical help for her miscarriage (Credit: Gemma Collins)
The TOWIE star waited 10 days before seeking medical help for her miscarriage (Credit: Gemma Collins)

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The reality star, who previously suffered a miscarriage in 2012, said of her condition: "I have suffered with it for the last 10 years. I started to gain weight when I was 28, my periods were all over the place. I've suffered miscarriages.

"I did go through a very sad miscarriage in lockdown. Due to PCOS I just thought that I was having an unusually heavy period. I actually left it 10 days."

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Taking to Instagram following her TV appearance, Gemma said: "Thank you so much for all your love and support after my @loosewomen today :heartpulse: means the world to have your support ."

Gemma recently split from on-off boyfriend James Argent, pictured in 2019 (Credit: PA)
Gemma recently split from on-off boyfriend James Argent, pictured in 2019 (Credit: PA)

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Featured Image Credit: Gemma Collins

Topics: TOWIE, Gemma Collins, Celebrity News, TV News, Sex & Relationships