Married at First Sight alum Jamie Otis is another reality star that shares her most private, intimate details about life. She has struggled with getting pregnant in the past, however, she is finally officially past the 17 week mark in her current pregnancy. Just when she started to feel more at ease about having a healthy pregnancy, Jamie received possibly bad news.
Jamie’s health scare
Pregnant Jamie took to Instagram to share some scary news with fans. The photo she shared shows herself with Doug and Gracie holding their son’s ultrasound photo. The caption started out sharing how incredibly blessed she feels to be pregnant again. The news that followed took a turn downhill.
Jamie shared that she had a pap smear and the results from it were troubling. She revealed a very private detail about the results. Jamie said they informed her the pap was bad and she has HPV. She said, “Although it sounds like an STD and I should freak the F out, I know this is somewhat common and not to be overly worried about.”
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I have a rainbow baby in my arms & a rainbow baby in my belly.🙏🏻🤰🏼I’ve never felt more *BLESSED*!👶🏼🌈…and the way Gracie girl is hugging her baby brother in the last two pics.😭 #meltmyheart 🥰 • In other news, I went to the doc and heard my pap was bad & I have HPV. Although it sounds like an STD and I should freak the F out, I know this is somewhat common and not to be overly worried about. I was scheduled to have a colposcopy just to take a better look at the skin cells in my vagina.😳Also, not really a big deal as long as the doc doesn’t see dysplasia…if she does then it could be a sign of early cancer.😱 I took a video while I was at the doctors getting the colposcopy-I put the link to our @hotmarriagecoolparents YouTube page in my bio if you wanna watch. At that point I didn’t know whether to worry or not. It could be absolutely nothing. • Buuut, I got the call today saying that my doc did see dysplasia & since I’m pregnant we will have to wait to biopsy my cervix until after I have the baby. • My head’s been all over the place. Thoughts go from “I’m sure I’m fine. I had this with Gracie too.” But then I can’t help but wonder, “What if?!”😬 • I’ve had two friends reach out to me. One was like, “oh you’ll be fine. So many friends had this.”👍🏼 Another said, “I may have to have a hysterectomy after they found that in me bc I have actual cancer now.”😰 • So I just have to wait until after I have the baby to really know what’s going on inside me, but I’m just putting the positive vibes out there & praying & being so THANKFUL for my health.🙏🏻 • I couldn’t help but think about all the women who are pregnant and find out super scary news like they actually do have cancer or a fatal disease and they’re left with the tough decision: treat yourself while pregnant to save your life but risk losing the baby OR take your chances and postpone treatment to save your baby.😩 I cannot even imagine having to make that decision.😢 My heart goes out to those mamas. If you’re one of them, I’m sending you SO MUCH LOVE.💗 • • • #rainbowbaby #pregnancyupdate #secondtrimester #pregnancystyle #bump #pregnancy #pregnantbelly #pregnancyafterloss #preggo
She had further testing done on her cervix
Jamie shared that she went in for a colposcopy, which is also fairly common for women. The purpose of the test is examine the skin cells closer on and around the cervix. If the doctor does not think they see dysplasia, which is abnormal, possibly precancerous looking cells, then they will just continue to monitor the situation.
However, Jamie received a call with bad news. The doctor did in fact find dysplasia. While normally the next step is to do a biopsy, Jamie cannot have one due to being pregnant. Jamie said, “My head’s been all over the place. Thoughts go from “I’m sure I’m fine. I had this with Gracie too.” But then I can’t help but wonder, “What if?!”😬.”
Jamie’s thoughts on her situation
She revealed further on her post that a few friends have reached out to her. One told her she would be fine while another told her if it’s cancer she may need a hysterectomy.
Jamie continued saying, “So I just have to wait until after I have the baby to really know what’s going on inside me, but I’m just putting the positive vibes out there & praying & being so THANKFUL for my health.🙏🏻.”
She concluded by saying the following,
“I couldn’t help but think about all the women who are pregnant and find out super scary news like they actually do have cancer or a fatal disease and they’re left with the tough decision: treat yourself while pregnant to save your life but risk losing the baby OR take your chances and postpone treatment to save your baby.😩 I cannot even imagine having to make that decision.😢 My heart goes out to those mamas. If you’re one of them, I’m sending you SO MUCH LOVE.💗.”
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Can’t sleep so I threw on a sweater and took our weekly bump pic.🤰🏼We are 17 weeks pregnant today.👶🏼🌈 • I don’t bring this memory box out a lot anymore. I remember many, many times sobbing into it and screaming to God, “Why?!” • Tomorrow (17wk, 1day) is the exact gestation I delivered our first born son, Johnathan.👼🏼 Every time I get to this point in a new pregnancy it takes me back to that moment when I held him in my arms.👼🏼💙 • He was so perfect—had all ten fingers and toes. He had a little button nose and his adorable baby feet were so itty bitty. He came out and didn’t have a chance at life-it was far too early.😢 • I felt like I failed as a mom. I remember holding him so close to me and promising him I’d never forget him and I’d never stop honoring his short life.🙏🏻 • To someone who’s never suffered a loss, you must think I’m crazy. I probably would too. Like, can’t you just be happy you’re pregnant again?! • Let me tell ya, I am SO HAPPY I’m pregnant again.🙏🏻 I am thankful beyond words. But I also wanted *that* pregnancy….THAT baby boy. • I believe with my *whole heart* that my little Johnathan is up in heaven watching down over us. He picked out the most beautiful girl to be his little sister and now he’s given us this new baby boy growing healthy and strong inside me (who is precisely the size of an angel—his big brother, Johnathan.)👼🏼💙 • I’m spending the whole day tomorrow honoring our first born. I’m going to buy little boy Christmas toys to donate, hang by the tree we planted for him, and hug Gracie SO TIGHT.🥰 • If you’re someone who’s suffered a loss-don’t let anyone make ya feel “crazy” or “weird” for wanting to keep your baby’s memory alive. It’s not “strange” at all. I understand you & I can also tell you that there is HOPE….sending you so much love, mama.💕🙏🏻👶🏼🌈 • • #miscarriageawareness #rainbowbaby #doublerainbow #miscarriage #support #pregnantbelly #bump
Remembering Jamie’s loss
The news of Jamie’s cervical issues comes at an emotional time for her and Doug. It was just this week that Jamie reached the same week of pregnancy that she was when she lost their son Jonathan. She shared a photo of her growing baby bump and also included Jonathan’s memory box. Her caption was genuine and full of love and emotion.
This is Jamie’s second rainbow baby. She also suffered another miscarriage prior to being pregnant this time. Jamie and Doug also recently did a gender reveal in which they shared they are having a son.
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