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Jennifer Lawrence reveals she suffered two miscarriages before giving birth to her son

The actress became a first-time mom in February

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Hannah Hargrave
Hannah HargraveUS Deputy Editor
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Jennifer Lawrence has revealed the name and gender of her child, but also shared some difficult news. 

The Hunger Games actress opened up in a new interview with Vogue in which she spoke about being a mom but also the challenging journey to get there.

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Seven months after giving birth to her baby with Cooke Maroney, Jennifer delighted fans by sharing that she has a son named Cy and said she adores motherhood.

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However, her lengthy interview also led her to reveal she suffered two miscarriages. 

The Oscar winner said she got pregnant in her early 20s and "had a miscarriage alone in Montreal". She had intended to get an abortion but lost her baby before that happened.

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Jennifer said that she got pregnant again during the filming of Adam McKay's Netflix comedy Don’t Look Up but suffered a heartbreaking second miscarriage. 

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Jennifer opened up in a lengthy interview with Vogue

Fortunately, the mom-of-one went on to have a healthy pregnancy with her son, and says she feels incredibly lucky to be a parent - even if it is a bit daunting. 

"It's so scary to talk about motherhood," she said. "Only because it's so different for everybody. If I say 'It was amazing from the start,' some people will think, 'It wasn't amazing for me at first,' and feel bad."

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She continued, "Fortunately I have so many girlfriends who were honest. Who were like, 'It's scary. You might not connect right away. You might not fall in love right away.' So I felt so prepared to be forgiving."

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Jennifer also revealed the gender and name of her child 

Now, she says her life has never felt so full. "My heart has stretched to a capacity that I didn't know about," Jennifer added. "I include my husband in that.

"The morning after I gave birth, I felt like my whole life had started over," she said. "Like, 'Now is day one of my life.' I just stared. I was just so in love. I also fell in love with all babies everywhere. Newborns are just so amazing.

"They're these pink, swollen, fragile little survivors. Now I love all babies. Now I hear a baby crying in a restaurant and I'm like, 'Awwww, preciousssss.'" 

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