Amanda Holden turned tearful whereas presenting Coronary heart Radio on Wednesday morning as she paid tribute to the nurses who cared for her after she misplaced her son Theo.
The TV presenter – who shares daughters Lexi and Hollie with husband Chris Hughes – was left heartbroken in 2011 when her little boy tragically died within the womb.
When she was seven months pregnant Amanda seen that her child had stopped kicking with a scan confirming her worst worry that the kid’s coronary heart had stopped.
Too upset to present start, Amanda opted for a caesarean at West Minister College Hospital to ship her stillborn baby.
Amanda has remained shut friends with the on responsibility midwives– Jackie Nash, Pippa Nightingale and Natalie Carter – who helped her take care of the horrendous loss.
Talking out on Nurses Day 2021, Amanda praised the NHS employees who helped her at her lowest second.
Chatting with listeners of her Coronary heart Breakfast Present with Jamie Theakston Amanda started: “I personally would like to thank the nurses…
“I do know I discuss this loads. And I by no means know whether or not I discuss an excessive amount of about it.
“However clearly, once we misplaced our son Theo to a nonetheless start the hospital the place I used to be taken care of was unbelievable.
Naming the nurses who helped her, Amanda went on: “Jacki Nash acquired me by way of a lot, Pippa Nightingale and Natalie Carter.
“And once I got here out of a coma there was a nurse – who I by no means knew the title of – who brushed my tangled, matted hair from spending a lot time mendacity down – who fed me, washed me and put me in a dressing robe in order that when my household got here to see me they would not be frightened of me wanting like Stig of the Dump.
“So whoever that was iI do not know who u are I can be perpetually grateful,” stated Amanda.
The TV presenter arrange charity Theo’s hope after the tragedy to supply particular bereavement counsellors in any respect UK maternity models.
“Fewer than half of maternity centres have midwives educated to assist bereaved mother and father. We have to change that,” stated Amanda.
“My three wonderful girls acquired us by way of the worst time in our household’s life. Everybody deserves that stage of help.”