Married at First Sight star shares the reality of her pregnancy

Doug and Jamie Otis. (Photo: Getty/Gallo Images)
Doug and Jamie Otis. (Photo: Getty/Gallo Images)

A heavily pregnant Jamie Otis got emotional after undergoing a test for Covid-19.

Breaking down on Instagram after taking a test for the novel coronavirus, the Married at First Sight reality star cried as she revealed the scary time she’s going through while being 36 weeks pregnant.

“I was like, if I can't handle the swab going up my nose, how am I gonna have an unmedicated childbirth?” she said of her planned home birth.

She then expresses her worries of  annoying her family with her emotions, telling fans, “I’m impatient. I don’t know how to reset my brain so I can just chill the ‘f’ out.

“This is not how I want to behave or how I want to feel going into delivering my baby,” she continued.

The 33-year-old told PeopleTV earlier this month that she and her husband, Doug Hehner (36), whom she met on the show, would have a home birth for baby No 2 because “the pros outweigh the cons”.

Jamie says she’s trying to “stay positive” amid the outbreak.

“I’m trying to meditate. I’m trying to think happy thoughts,” she shares, before sighing deeply. “I don’t know how to calm my brain and be just a positive, happy person. I am so fortunate that I am able to stay home and quarantine, and I’m lucky that I have a low-risk pregnancy so I’m able to do a home birth. I know all these things and I’m trying to be thankful for that.”

Jamie, who has a two-year-old daughter, Henley, also shared how regardless of her trying to stay completely calm during this pregnancy, she still fears many things.

She ended the clip by apologising to viewers, telling followers she’ll “get it together” soon.

Jamie and her husband announced in September lastyear that they were expecting their second child after suffering numerous miscarriages.

Sources: People, MSN, Daily Mail


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