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Princess Diana

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Jan. Report 4 Dec 2012 17:59

After reading the happy news yesterday about William and Kate having a baby, I was reading a report in the Daily Mail. They had a article about Princess Diana suffering a miscarriage a year after giving birth to William, before she had Harry.
I hadn't known that - I don't recall it being publicised, unless I missed it? Does anyone else remember it being publicised?

I did a google search on it, and several articles came up that suggested it is true - though I do realise that you can't believe everything you read on the internet.

This is one from one of the links I found.

After one year, press reported that a happy and blooming Diana had visited the Queen's gynaecologist, Dr. Pinker, twice within a few weeks. In September 1983, Buckingham Palace announced that the Princess was pregnant for a second time, but sadly, within a week, Diana suffered a miscarriage when on holiday at Balmoral, Scotland.


AnnCardiff Report 4 Dec 2012 18:51

never heard about that


Muffyxx Report 4 Dec 2012 18:52

If she did have a miscarriage then I think it's foul of the press to have reported it...

It's an intensely emotional time and the last thing she would have needed were people prying and asking questions.

There's no excuse that it was in the public's best interests to know...because it wasn't. It was nobody's business but hers and the close family and friends who SHE would've wanted to know.


Jan. Report 4 Dec 2012 19:21

I agree with everything you say Muffy, but from what the above statement says, Buckingham Palace announced the pregnancy to the public, and that she sadly miscarriaged not long after.

I've just never heard about it and don't recall any announcement about it from the Palace.


Muffyxx Report 4 Dec 2012 19:30

I don't recall an official announcement of a new baby tbh either....but I have to confess to not being an avid follower of the news at that stage in my life so it's ever likely it passed me by too ! :-D