\'Married at First Sight\' Star Jamie Otis Posts Photo of Late Son
Jamie Otis lost baby
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Jamie Otis

‘Married at First Sight’ Star Jamie Otis Posts Photo of Late Son


October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month — a subject Married at First Sight star Jamie Otis knows something about.

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To commemorate the somber occastion, the 30-year-old made the tough choice to share an image of the premature baby she lost in July.

Otis and husband Doug Hehner knew the choice to post a photo of their late son, Johnathan Edward, might be a potentially controversial one due to the “stigma associated with sharing photos of your baby who was born too early and has already gone to heaven.”

Despite Jamie's fear of offending, no doubt motivated by recent attacks from Internet trolls accusing the reality star of “capitalizing” on the loss of her child, the message has been met with mostly praise.

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Fellow moms who have suffered a similar loss rallied around Jamie in the comments section on Instagram.

“I too delivered my son at 17 weeks,” shared one fan. “I also found it cathartic to write it out. My heart breaks for you.

Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner
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The former Bachelor star has used writing as a way to cope and inspire in the past, turning to her blog to share details about the dark days following her miscarriage.

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“I just came home and fell on the couch in a big ball with silent tears streaming down my face,” she shared.

Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner
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While the devastating photo may be difficult for some to see, Jamie is spreading the message to fellow grieving moms that it is ok to talk about their loss. We think that is pretty brave.