Sharon Stone has spoken of nine miscarriages for the first time as she shared her anguish that there is ‘no forum to discuss the profound loss’.
The Basic Instinct actress, 64, shared her loss under a People Instagram post, where Dancing With The Stars singer Peta Murgatroyd opened up about losing a pregnancy with husband Maks Chmerkovskiy.
Opening up about her own experience of pregnancy loss, Sharon wrote: ‘We as women have no forum to discuss the depth of this loss. I have lost nine children to miscarriage,’ Stone wrote.
Candid: Sharon Stone spoke for the first time about nine miscarriages as she shared her anguish that there was ‘no forum to discuss the deep loss’ (pictured 2022)
“It’s not nothing, physically or emotionally,” continued the star – who has three adopted sons.
“Yet we are made to feel like it is something to bear alone and secretly with a sort of sense of failure. Instead of receiving the compassion, empathy and healing that we so badly need.
“Women’s health and well-being left to the care of male ideology has become lax at best, ignorant in fact and violently oppressive in the effort,” she wrote to conclude her message.
The revelation came after Murgatroyd, 35, opened up about her recent loss and how she found out she had lost her pregnancy while her husband Maks, 42, was away in Ukraine.
Profound loss: ‘We as women have no forum to discuss the depth of this loss. I have lost nine children through miscarriage,’ Stone wrote
Honest: The Basic Instinct actress, 64, shared her loss under an Instagram post where Peta Murgatroyd opened up about losing a pregnancy with husband Maks Chmerkovskiy; Pictured 2021
It’s not the first time the movie icon has opened up about the sore subject, as last year Stone candidly reflected on her miscarriages and praised the “global brotherhood” for speaking out now about the ” issues of loss and heartache”.
The star explained that she went through “36 hours of labor alone” after losing a baby at five and a half months pregnant, revealing the nurses stayed with her and she felt a “strong sense of understanding”.
Speaking about her own experiences after the publication of her autobiography, The Beauty of Living Twice, Sharon said she felt a ‘strong sense of sisterhood’ from the nurses helping her through a ‘fifth month miscarriage’. and a half” during a Radio 4 women’s hour and TUSEN Sounds interview.
Compassion: “We’re made to feel like it’s something to bear alone and secretly with a kind of sense of failure. Instead of receiving much needed compassion, empathy and healing,’ the star added; Pictured with his adopted son Laird Vonne Stone in 2015
She said: “It’s been a devastating experience and I have to say I was so grateful to Chrissy Teigen for allowing us to share publicly what she went through.”
“When I lost my last baby and then went back to the hospital and had 36 hours of labor on my own to, of course, deliver nothing – and the nurses who were at the hospital with me two days ago when they took the last baby out and sat with me on her day off.
“I really felt such a sense of brotherhood and understanding. Because I would have been alone. And it’s a lonely feeling anyway.
The actress went on to praise Vanessa Kirby, who portrayed the character of Martha who lost her baby in a tragic home birth in the Netflix film Pieces of a Woman: “I was so grateful to Vanessa Kirby for directing Pieces of a Woman.
Mum-of-three: Sharon has since adopted three sons, Roan, 22, Laird, 16 and Quinn, 15; Photographed with Roan and Laird in 2017
Her boy: The star previously revealed she was approved to adopt her first son Roan, as she returned home after suffering a miscarriage; Photographed with Roan in 2021
“I think we’re finally reaching a point in our worldwide fellowship, where we’re talking about the issues of love loss and heartbreak, and rape and abuse and all the things that have happened to us and our bodies, and that our minds and hearts have crossed and we no longer carry water.
“We don’t carry shame that doesn’t belong to us. We let it out,” she said.
Sharon suffered multiple miscarriages during her marriage to ex-husband Phil Bronstein – who she was with from 1998 until their divorce in 2004 – and told Women’s Hour she had ‘rheumatoid factor linked to lupus’ which prevented her from carrying a pregnancy. term.
Since then Sharon has adopted three sons, Roan, 22, Laird, 16 and Quinn, 15. The star previously revealed to AARP that she was approved to adopt her first son Roan, born in 2000, while he was on the way. home after having a miscarriage.
Difficult: The movie icon opened up about the miscarriages she suffered while married to ex-husband Phil Bronstein, revealing she had a ‘rheumatoid factor’ which prevented her from carrying a pregnancy at term ; Pictured June 2022