- Natasha O’Grady, 32, and Ryan, 34, suffered two devastating miscarriages
- Couple in Isleworth, London, in ‘shock’ when scans revealed three heartbeats
- Threefold hope revealed at the end of a miserable medical program
A woman who suffered two heart-wrenching miscarriages has become a proud mother of a naturally conceived miracle triplet.
Natasha O’Grady, 32, and husband Ryan, 34, were in ‘total shock’ when a scan at 14 weeks revealed three healthy heartbeats.
The content creator from Isleworth, London, found himself on the receiving end of a grieving medical program after losing two children in 11 weeks.
Natasha and Ryan, who work in recruiting, are now parents to daughters Onyx, Maddox and Quinn, now four months old.
“The whole world wants to portray pregnancy in a way that makes it seem like, a perfectly smooth ride,” he said.
Natasha O’Grady, 32, and her husband Ryan, 34, of Isleworth, London, who suffered two heart-wrenching miscarriages, have become proud parents of a naturally conceived miracle triplet. Pictures, with scans of all three of them
The couple were in ‘total shock’ when a scan at 14 weeks revealed three healthy heartbeats. Pictures, LR Triplets, Onyx, Quinn and Maddox
‘It is not until you go through it that you realize that this is not the case for a large section of society. Nothing could have prepared us for our journey to parenthood.
‘I never thought I would have an abortion and that’s just because it’s a topic that isn’t talked about openly, that needs to change.
‘It was extremely painful, mentally and physically, and I started to believe that I could never be a mother.
‘When I got pregnant for the third time, there was no celebration of hugging or jumping up and down in the bathroom.
The content creator from Isleworth, London, found himself on the receiving end of a grieving medical program after losing two children in 11 weeks. picture during her pregnancy
Natasha and Ryan, who work in recruiting, are now parents to daughters Onyx, Maddox and Quinn, now four months old. Image: LR Onyx, Quinn and Maddox
‘A wave of panic engulfed us again and this is the sad reality of pregnancy post-loss, you truly believe it’s going to get away from you at any moment.
‘I didn’t think I could get excited or look to the future until our scans showed we had three healthy babies!’
Natasha’s journey of motherhood began in January 2019.
The couple were excited but as the weeks went by, their bleeding began and initial scans confirmed that there was no heartbeat.
Natasha said that having had two miscarriages was “extremely painful, both mentally and physically” and added that she is beginning to believe that she “may never be a mother.” Pictured, holding Maddox (L) and Onyx (R)
The couple have said the moment was ‘surreal’ when a 14-week scan revealed three healthy heartbeats by a sonographer. In the picture, husband Ryan and Natasha Maddox are holding the trio, Quinn and Onyx
The couple was ‘crushed’ and Natasha remembers going into a ‘black hole’.
She continued: ‘I can honestly say that I never expected to be in that state in my wildest dreams, it was never something that even crossed my mind and immediately I am now a The alleged “secret” was entering the club I would never want to be a part of.
‘I really didn’t know how to deal with the situation and process it or I felt like I had nowhere to turn, so instead tried to move on as if nothing had happened.
‘I found myself desperately looking to shift my focus.
Pregnant Natasha with three cradles for her expected triple Onyx, Maddox and Quinn
All three were conceived naturally and were born at 33 weeks. Pictured, LR Triplets Onyx, Maddox and Quinn with mom Natasha
‘Ryan and I decided to extend our marriage to August 2019.
‘It was the worst decision we could have made.
‘I put my heart and soul into trying to plan the entire wedding in less than three months, while still grappling with the aftermath of our loss.
‘I held firm to this idea of perfection, and how everything had to be perfect because I felt I desperately needed to give something back to my family and friends, after realizing it took away the joy of having a child. Is.
‘I really felt like I was to blame and marriage was my seduced way of making it better. In March 2020, I found out that I was expecting again.
‘Weeks later I felt cramps again, but since I didn’t experience any bleeding, I tried my best to focus positively.
‘Unfortunately, I was wrong. I collapsed at home and I was not breathing properly. My body went into complete shock as my body rejected the pregnancy.
Natasha said going overnight to parents of three children without kids has been a ‘total whirlwind’. Pictured, Natasha and husband Ryan with triple LR Onyx, Maddox and Quinn
‘As soon as I was taken out on the stretcher by the paramedics, my body was trembling and I passed out. I was taken to the theater because I started bleeding profusely and they needed to be operated on immediately.
Following this loss, Natasha found a charity called ‘Crossway’ located in Twickenham, London. He offered her round-the-clock support and a weekly therapy session to deal with her depression.
Natasha lived a healthy life and cut alcohol and caffeine out of her life, focusing heavily on improving her mental health.
“About a year later, I found myself in the bathroom again peeping at that familiar stick,” she said. ‘The two blue lines will be a change and a move to give back our happiness to both of us.
Still, I immediately feared that history was going to repeat itself. Feeling guilty for letting yourself experience bursts of excitement, then calm yourself down because the reality is this baby can’t stay still.
‘At 13 weeks, my heart broke into a million pieces when I found blood again. Seeing the sight as the door of the trap opened under me again, and was preparing to draw the black hole…