Ashley Spivey is anticipating!
The Bachelor alum revealed on Instagram Wednesday that she is nearly seven weeks pregnant.
Her announcement comes 5 months after the star and her husband confronted the heartbreaking loss of the baby boy she was expecting, whom they named CJ.
“Plot twist,” she captioned a snapshot of herself holding her ultrasound pictures. “As y’all all know, I simply went by means of the IVF course of and we had determined to freeze the embryos to provide my physique just a little extra time to relaxation. We deliberate on transferring in Might however I ought to have identified, as with many elements of my life – if you wish to make God giggle, inform him your plans.”
Spivey admitted that the being pregnant continues to be in its early phases, however she wished to be open together with her buddies, household, and followers about her journey.
“That is my actuality and I do not wish to have to remain silent about it due to taboos or a worry of jinxing it,” she wrote. “I am scared and I am nervous however I am additionally overjoyed. I might be mendacity if I mentioned that I am not continuously pondering of CJ however I’ve to assume that he had just a little half on this.”
She concluded, “The due date is December 9 however my MFMA advised me in a earlier assembly that she wished me to ship at 37 weeks. Meaning this lil seed child will arrive someday between the times that my Dad and CJ died. It is like they knew I wanted one thing to get me by means of November.”
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In a collection of posts on her Instagram Story on the time, she defined that she was opening up in regards to the lack of their son, whom they named CJ, to “give some perception into the worst day of our life.”
Following the being pregnant loss, Spivey mentioned she was given an epidural and Pitocin “in hopes that I will ship him comparatively shortly.”
“I’m very unhappy and really scared however greater than something, I’m simply utterly heartbroken. I really feel like a failure,” she went on. “I’m going to try to get some sleep and tomorrow I’ll get to satisfy my candy CJ.”
“I am so unhappy that I could not shield him,” she completed the heartbreaking announcement.
Hunsberg additionally addressed the tragic loss, posting a photograph of a letter that was written to CJ about an album of songs that had been chosen for the child.
“The world took a step again at the moment,” Hunsberg captioned the post.
Spivey, who appeared on The Bachelor in 2011 throughout Brad Womack’s season, acquired engaged to Hunsberg in late December 2014. The pair tied the knot in May 2016.