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‘Scandal’ Star Katie Lowes Reveals She Suffered A Miscarriage

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May 21 2018, Updated 6:57 p.m. ET

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Katie Lowes recently opened about a significant loss she experienced. The former Scandal star revealed that she suffered a miscarriage prior to her son Albee's birth.

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She discussed the traumatic experience, which occurred three months into her pregnancy, on her motherhood-focused Shondaland podcast called Katie’s Crib

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“The initial feeling, when I found out there was no heartbeat from the doctor in a routine checkup, was like, ‘Okay, let’s Olivia Pope the situation, let’s fix it,’” she said. 

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"Let’s make the schedule, let’s get to the hospital, let’s get the dilation & curettage”, she recalled. "When can I start trying again?”

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Things started to change on an emotional level for her as the situation became a reality. “As soon as it set in that I’d had a miscarriage, what happens is you have a major hormonal drop-off,” she explained. “And I think I was massively sad for about three months, and I was only pregnant for three months.”   

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Things turned around for her and husband Adam last fall when they welcomed their son. “Baby’s first #Scandal live tweet! Adam and I are thrilled to welcome Albee Shapiro into our family! We’re happy & healthy!” she tweeted at the time. 

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What are your thoughts on Katie’s reveal? Sound off in the comments. 

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