Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke are expecting their first baby together.
The musician is pregnant with her second child, and revealed the news in an emotional Instagram post on Monday (10Feb20), during which she also opened up about the pain of suffering multiple miscarriages.
“On the road again,” she captioned a photo of her baby belly. “Pregnancy after loss is a whole other thing. After two miscarriages in a row, we were ready to call it. I stopped trusting my body and started to accept the fact that I was done. As a birth attendant, I’ve seen and heard it all.
It takes everything I’ve got to detach lovingly from the losses I’ve been present for and be in my own experience.”
Kirke, who is also a doula, reflected on her pregnancy with Cassius, her 10-year-old son from a previous relationship, writing: “When I was pregnant at 25, I knew nothing. I had no community. I dove in blissfully unaware about birth and its mysteries. Now, with 10 years worth of experience to pull from, I treasure my birth community and the knowledge I have.
“You’re already teaching us how to stay in the day in a way we’ve never had to, little one. Thank you.”
Former Gossip Girl star Badgley and Kirke wed in 2017.