Lauren Goodger has announced the tragic death of her newborn baby daughter Lorena in an emotional Instagram post.
Alongside a touching black and white photo of Lauren holding Lorena’s hand, the former TOWIE star told her followers she had been left “broken”.
She wrote, “👼Lorena👼 R.I.P 08.07.22 she was the most beautiful healthy baby I’ve ever seen just like her sister @babylarose.x… words can’t describe as a mother losing your baby that I carried for all these months perfectly and gave birth too for my angel to be taken from me.
“There was no pregnancy or labour complications and she was fine & healthy but I am not going into detail right now just know that there was nothing wrong with her or myself she was perfect I can’t understand it she is so so beautiful Larose twin so similar.. I am broken 💔.”
Lauren, who is already mum to daughter Larose with Charles Drury, continued, “I am back home from hospital Me & Charlie spent as much time with our baby girl Lorena and I haven’t said my goodbye yet 💔💔💔 please can I ask photographers to respect our privacy right now as we have a lot of grieving to do and funeral organising that I just need this time & with my baby girl Larose she is my rock that’s getting me through this or I wouldn’t survive…
“I will never ever get over this but I will learn how to live everyday with Lorena in my heart she will be with me always and I will be with her again one day … My 👼 Lorena I love you so much 💔.”
Lauren was inundated with messages of support from her followers including Danielle Armstrong, who wrote, “Oh darling heartbroken 💔 for you sending you strength and love and hope your get the respect and privacy you need to grieve 🤍 xxxx.”
Amy Childs added, “Sending you love Lauren ❤️ xxxx.”
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