'Married at First Sight' Star Jamie Otis Reveals She Had an Early Miscarriage

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Married at First Sight star Jamie Otis
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Married at First Sight star Jamie Otis is grieving a miscarriage just shortly after celebrating a positive pregnancy test.

In a post from Friday, Otis shared a pregnancy test with a barely visible plus sign, writing in the caption, "I believe in the power of positivity.👶🏼 I feel what you put out into universe WILL come to you.💫And I know deep in my soul that prayers are answered.🙏🏻"

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I believe in the power of positivity.πŸ‘ΆπŸΌ I feel what you put out into universe WILL come to you.πŸ’«And I know deep in my soul that prayers are answered.πŸ™πŸ» . If I stare long enough I see the faintest β€œ+” sign...Do you see it or am I just cray cray?! πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ΆπŸΌπŸ™πŸ» . I’ll take all the baby dust, prayers & positivity you wanna send our way! SO HOPEFUL RIGHT NOW!πŸ€žπŸΌπŸ€°πŸΌπŸ™πŸ»πŸ€—πŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ’˜ . This is obvs all for my friend, of course!πŸ˜‰ . . . #mafs #marriedatfirstsight #OG #babytime #pregnancyjourney #ttc #powerofpositivity #positivevibesonly #sprinkle #babydust #myway #hopeful #mama #goals #momlifeisthebestlife #mommy #mommyhood #preggers #preggo πŸ€žπŸΌπŸ€°πŸΌπŸ™πŸ»

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Three days later, Otis shared a post with a picture of herself, snuggling her daughter Gracie, revealing the sad news.

"Sorry I’ve been MIA, this very bizarre positive pregnancy test then negative test then faint positive lines gave me hope that Gracie was going to become a big sis in 9 months, but the night before last I began having terrible contraction-like pains & spotting. Then over the night full blown everything," she wrote.

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Sorry I’ve been MIA, this very bizarre positive pregnancy test then negative test then faint positive lines gave me hope that Gracie was going to become a big sis in 9 months, but the night before last I began having terrible contraction-like pains & spotting. Then over the night full blown everything - if you know what i mean.😒 β€’ I’m a nurse so I had my suspicions; but my midwife confirmed I had a chemical pregnancy. β€’ I don’t know why some people have it seemingly SO easy to get preggers & carry their babies to term and others struggle?πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ What i do know is that i am so, so thankful for this little girl [and her daddy] right here. It’s like she knew mommy was in so much pain bc she just wanted to be held and snuggled all night long.πŸ‘ΆπŸΌπŸŒˆπŸ™πŸ» β€’ I also want to THANK YOU. I was hoping that if I put it out there that maybe all your prayers & positive energy would help me along this pregnancy because there is no doubt in my mind that all your support & encouragement while i was pregnant with Gracie helped me have such a smooth pregnancy.🀰🏼 I’ll forever be grateful for YOU.πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’— β€’ We have to wait a cycle before trying again, but I am on a mission to make Gracie a big sis now. ...has this happened to anyone else where you go through a loss & then all you want - the only healing thought - is to become pregnant with a healthy pregnancy?! This happened to me after our sweet JohnathanπŸ‘ΌπŸΌπŸ’™ & the same feelings have come back.πŸ™πŸ»πŸ€°πŸΌπŸ‘ΆπŸΌπŸŒˆπŸ’— β€’ Thanks again for being the most loving, supportive, positive little community here on my instagram. I feel like I have a million sisters/friends who i call my β€œfrans” right here & I appreciate you, your prayers, your thoughts & words of love for me & my little family more than you’ll ever know!πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’—πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’— β€’ I love YOU.πŸ’˜ Thank you. β€’ β€’ β€’ #mafs #marriedatfirstsight #og #ttc #pregnancyjourney #momlife #pregnancyloss #tryingtoconceive #pregnancylossawareness #pregnancy #loss #awareness #rainbowbaby #remain #thankful #and #grateful πŸ™πŸ»πŸ€°πŸΌπŸ’˜

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Otis continued, "I don’t know why some people have it seemingly SO easy to get preggers & carry their babies to term and others struggle?🤷🏻‍♀️ What i do know is that i am so, so thankful for this little girl [and her daddy] right here. It’s like she knew mommy was in so much pain bc she just wanted to be held and snuggled all night long."

The 32-year-old has been open in the past about suffering a miscarriage and struggling to become pregnant with her and husband Dough Hehner's daughter Gracie, born in August of last year. Prior to welcoming Gracie, Otis and Hehner were expecting a son, Jonathan, but lost him four months into the pregnancy.

Despite the heartbreak, Otis is remaining positive about adding to her family.

"We have to wait a cycle before trying again, but I am on a mission to make Gracie a big sis now," she wrote to her followers. "...Has this happened to anyone else where you go through a loss & then all you want - the only healing thought - is to become pregnant with a healthy pregnancy?! This happened to me after our sweet Johnathan👼🏼💙 & the same feelings have come back.🙏🏻🤰🏼👶🏼🌈💗"

She continued, "Thanks again for being the most loving, supportive, positive little community here on my instagram. I feel like I have a million sisters/friends who i call my “frans” right here & I appreciate you, your prayers, your thoughts & words of love for me & my little family more than you’ll ever know!"

For more on Otis, watch the video below.

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