Katherine Ryan opens up on becoming pregnant after two miscarriages 3 months ago

Katherine Ryan opens up on becoming pregnant after two miscarriages

"We had a little bit of trouble with losses before we had our son Fred."

Katherine Ryan has spoken about her experience of becoming pregnant after experiencing pregnancy loss.

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The Canadian comedian is mum to her 12-year-old daughter Violet, and her one-year-old son Fred. In July, she announced that she is expecting another baby with her partner Booby Koostra.

In a recent interview with Heat Magazine, Katherine shared that she was "shocked" to become pregnant after experiencing two miscarriages.

She said: "I was shocked when it worked on the first try. I didn't think that that was going to happen because the narrative is 'you're getting older now, so...'"

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Katherine continued: "We had a little bit of trouble with losses before we had our son Fred. When it worked the very first time I was like 'Oh…'"

The TV personality first announced that she was pregnant on an episode of her podcast.

She said: "I'm pregnant, I've been pregnant for a while and here's how I did that. I got pregnant while breastfeeding the first time I tried and to be honest with you I don't think it's going to work because I'm 39 - I would have been 38 when I got pregnant.

"And I thought, 'We've got to get the kids out of the way.' You never know how long you're gonna have and I love my kids. I just thought, ''well let's go for it".'

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In the past, Katherine has discussed the two miscarriages she experienced before becoming pregnant with Fred. She wrote on Instagram that after two losses, she began taking steroids and blood-thinner injections, and undergoing "miscarriage treatment", from  the Centre for Reproductive, Immunology and Pregnancy Miscarriage Centre.

"During #pregnancylossawareness month, I hope your non-linear journey proves to be a happy one in the end," she wrote. "Push for your own answers if you want them and may your grief be gentle and short-lived."

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