In a heartbreaking note on social media, Britney Spears announced that she had had an abortion. The singer shared the news of the tragic development of her pregnancy on social media through a joint statement signed by her and her fianc Sam Asgari.
The statement began, “We must declare with deep sorrow that we lost our miraculous baby early in pregnancy. This is a devastating time for any parent. “
They wondered if they should have waited a little longer before announcing the pregnancy to the world.
The statement continued, “Perhaps we should have waited for the announcement until we went further. But we were excited to share the good news. Our love for each other is our strength. We will continue to strive to expand our beautiful family. We all Thank you for your support. We’re asking for privacy in this difficult time. “
Spears shared the initial announcement of her pregnancy in April. Abortion is an emotional and often traumatic time, where one has to go through the huge grief of losing a child. While nothing can undo the damage, there are some short- and long-term steps that a person can take to heal and recover from an event.