‘It’s no small thing’: Sharon Stone on the pain of losing nine children by miscarriage

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Actress Sharon Stone recently opened up about losing nine children by miscarriage. 
(PHOTO: Getty Images / Gallo Images)
Actress Sharon Stone recently opened up about losing nine children by miscarriage. (PHOTO: Getty Images / Gallo Images)

She's spoken openly about her heartrending losses before but now Sharon Stone wants more women to talk about the grief of losing a baby.

The Basic Instinct star has opened up about her experience of losing nine children by miscarriage.

Sharon, who is the mom to three adopted sons, Roan (22), Laird (17) and Quinn (16), says women have not been given a platform the discuss the “profundity of this loss”.

Sharon's three sons; Quinn Kelly Stone, Roan Josep
Sharon's three sons – Quinn Kelly Stone, Roan Joseph Bronstein and Laird Vonne Stone – during a charity gala in 2017. (PHOTO: Getty Images / Gallo Images)

The Golden Globe-winning actress was commenting on an Instagram post, responding to the news that Dancing with the Stars’ Peta Murgatroyd and her husband, Maks Chmerkovskiy, had suffered three miscarriages, the latest while Maks was attempting to make his way out of Ukraine, his home country, and get back to the USA.

Dancing with the Stars’ Maks Chmerkovskiy and Peta
Dancing with the Stars’ Maks Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd. Peta recently revealed that she suffered three miscarriages over the past two years. (PHOTO: Getty Images / Gallo Images)

“[Miscarriage] is no small thing, physically nor emotionally, yet we are made to feel it is something to bear alone and secretly with some kind of sense of failure. Instead of receiving the much needed compassion and empathy and healing which we so need,” Sharon wrote.

“Female health and wellness left to the care of the male ideology has become lax at best, ignorant in fact, and violently oppressive in effort.”

It is not the first time Sharon (64) has spoken out about miscarriages. 

In her 2021 memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice, she opened up about her multiple pregnancy losses, saying the experience was “devastating”.

“When I lost my last baby, I went through 36 hours of labour without giving birth.”

The actress has also shared how she struggled to carry a child to term because of an autoimmune disease and endometriosis.

The actress says women have not been given the for
The actress says women have not been given the forum to openly discuss how they feel and what they go through after losing a baby. (PHOTO: Getty Images / Gallo Images)

“I can say that I had three, five-and-a-half-month miscarriages and no one had any answers for me – what’s going on, why is this happening to me?” she said in a 2017 interview.  

The Oscar nominee has been advocating for more platforms where women can speak freely about these issues. 

READ MORE | Sharon Stone's new memoir reveals shocking revelations about her childhood and career

Despite her challenging road to becoming a mother, she is grateful for her sons.

“Motherhood didn’t come easily, but it came lovingly to me, by angels.”


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