- Maya Vander shared a family photo on Instagram when they celebrated Christmas after pregnancy loss
- The “Selling Sunset” star said it wasn’t how she imagined Christmas Eve because their third child was supposed to be with them
- Vander said she was smiling in the photo, but it was difficult as she was still mourning her loss of pregnancy
Maya Vander has spoken candidly about her family’s first Christmas party following her pregnancy loss.
The “Selling Sunset” star took to Instagram and shared a family photo. In the photo, she smiled while carrying her 2-year-old son Aiden. Meanwhile, her husband, Dave Miller, had their 18-month-old daughter Elle. The family stood in front of their Christmas tree.
“It is not Christmas Eve that I had imagined. It was the day when Mason would have come home with us”, she wrote in the caption. “It’s been two weeks since I lost my child.”
She continued, “I am smiling in the picture, but I have to tell you, it was difficult. I have never experienced grief this way.”
According to Vander, they were taking it one day at a time, and she and Miller were doing their best to be the best they could be for their children. Vander also acknowledged those who contacted her and sent her messages of support and encouragement. She and her husband were grateful for their children and were optimistic that things would work out eventually.
“I want to wish you all [a] Happy New Year celebrations ! I hope and have faith that after the storm will come the [rainbow], she concluded.
Earlier this month, Vander shared an emotional social media post announcing her pregnancy loss. The Israeli real estate agent had a stillborn child at 38 weeks pregnant.
She shared a photo of a pile of baby clothes in a keepsake box and expressed grief, saying she had had the “hardest day of my life.”
“I’ve always heard about it but never imagined I would be part of the statistics,” she wrote on Instagram. “Instead of delivering a baby, I come home with a memory box… I don’t wish that on anyone. What used to be a regular weekly check-up has turned into a nightmare that I never imagine. to arrive.”
Vander explained that she decided to share the pregnancy loss with the public to avoid people asking her about her pregnancy. She didn’t want to answer questions like “What is your due date?” After losing her baby.
Vander’s “Selling Sunset” co-stars flooded his post with messages of support following his heartbreaking experience.
“Maya, I love you so much,” wrote co-star Heather Rae Young. “I’m so sorry, Maya,” commented Young’s husband Tarek El Moussa.
“It’s unimaginable. It’s hard to find the words,” wrote Chrishell Stause. “My heart is aching for you and your family. You are surrounded by so much love. Here for you for absolutely everything you need.”