'EastEnders' star Tamzin Outhwaite opens up about baby loss

Tamzin Outhwaite opened up on Twitter. (Getty Images for EE)
Tamzin Outhwaite opened up on Twitter. (Getty Images for EE)

Tamzin Outhwaite has opened up about suffering miscarriages, saying she lost many babies and had felt “a sense of shame”.

The EastEnders actor shared her story on Twitter as she praised Myleene Klass for speaking out about baby loss in the documentary Myleene Klass: Miscarriage & Me.

Klass had thanked fans for their response to the emotional programme, tweeting: “Thank you for the messages of support coming through. I am reading all of yours. I am so sorry for your loss.”

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And Outhwaite, 50, replied: “Thank YOU for opening up and talking about it.

“I feel guilty for NOT talking about losing many babies as I felt a sense of shame.”

The star, who is best known for playing Mel in Albert Square, added a single red heart emoji to her moving post.

Plenty of fans sent messages of support after the mum-of-two opened up.

“No shame whatsoever,” posted one person, while another said: “Never feel shame Tamzin xx.”

“Same Tam,” tweeted former EastEnder Kacey Ainsworth.

Myleene Klass has suffered four miscarriages. (Getty Images)
Myleene Klass has suffered four miscarriages. (Getty Images)

Klass has been open about her heartache over losing four babies and in her new documentary said it nearly “broke” her.

“When you’ve been through miscarriage, you’ve been through a battle with your body,” she said.

“You’ve been to war and there are casualties.”

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The 43-year-old said she struggled to even say the word “miscarriage” for a long time.

“It is one word, but it is grief, it is trauma, it is sadness, it is fear,” she said. “There must be a reason people can't say it.”

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