Boris Johnson and Carrie expecting second baby after ‘heartbreaking’ miscarriage

Boris Johnson and Carrie expecting sencond child
Image credits: Boris Johnson/Instagram

Carrie Johnson, the wife of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has announced that she is expecting second child.

On her private Instagram feed, she sent out a message to her friends and said she suffered a miscarriage earlier and it left her “heartbroken”.

She revealed that the baby may arrive in December. “Hoping for our rainbow baby this Christmas,” she wrote. “At the beginning of the year, I had a miscarriage which left me heartbroken.

“I feel incredibly blessed to be pregnant again but I’ve also felt like a bag of nerves.”

Boris Johnson and Carrie
Image credits: Boris Johnson/Instagram

“Fertility issues can be really hard for many people, particularly when on platforms like Instagram it can look like everything is only ever going well,” she added.

“I found it a real comfort to hear from people who had also experienced loss so I hope that in some very small way sharing this might help others too,” she said.

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Boris Johnson, 57, and Carrie tied the knot on May 29 in a private ceremony held at Westminster Cathedral.

The announcement now suggests that Carrie was pregnant at the time of their wedding.

Friends as well as rivals took it to social media to congratulate the couple.

Boris Johnson and Carrie
Image credits: Boris Johnson/Instagram

Education secretary Gavin Williamson called it a “wonderful news”, while Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer tweeted: “Congratulations to Carrie and Boris Johnson on the happy news that they’re expecting another child.”

“I’m very sorry to hear of Carrie’s earlier miscarriage. I’m sure that her speaking out will be of comfort to others. Every best wish to them both.”

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