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Britney Spears Praised for Breaking Stigma of 12-Week-Rule

After announcing her heartbreaking pregnancy loss, Britney Spears has been praised for breaking the stigma of the twelve week rule.

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It comes after she sadly announced the loss of her pregnancy.

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Britney Spears shot to fame back in 1998.

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With songs such as Oops, I did it again and Slave 4 U, Britney quickly became one the most popular popstars at the time as she gained fans around the world.

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She constantly topped the charts…

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And was even hailed as the “Princess of Pop.”

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But, over the years, Britneys mental health dramatically deteriorated as the pressures of the spotlight took a toll.

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And eventually, in 2007, Britney suffered a highly public breakdown.

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One of the results of Britney’s breakdown was that she was put under conservatorship.

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Britney’s dad, Jamie Spears, was made the permanent conservator of his daughter’s affairs and co-conservator of her estate in 2008 meaning he could control every aspect of her life.

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But, in recent years, following Britney’s cryptic posts on social media, the #FreeBritney movement to free her for the conservatorship was plunged into the spotlight.

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And eventually, as people protested for Britney to be able to control her life, so did the star.

Britney began a fight to regain control of her own life back in 2020.

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It took a long time, with a lot of knock backs as things initially did not go her way…

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But, after thirteen years, on November 13, 2021, Britney was freed from her conservatorship as it was terminated with immediate effect.

It was a day that people, including the singer, rejoiced.

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Since then, Britney has been rebuilding her life and experiencing many things again.

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And last month, Britney shared the exciting news that she and her partner, Sam Asghari, where expecting a child together.

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In an Instagram post, Britney wrote: “I lost so much weight to go on my Maui trip only to gain it back … I thought ‘Geez … what happened to my stomach ???'”

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“My husband said “No you’re food pregnant silly !!!” So I got a pregnancy test … and uhhhhh well … I am having a baby … 4 days later I got a little more food pregnant. It’s growing !!!”

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But sadly, just weeks after her announcement, Britney has shared some heartbreaking news.

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In a post on Instagram, Britney wrote that she had “lost our miracle baby early in the pregnancy.”

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“This is a devastating time for any parent,” she wrote. “Perhaps we should have waited to announce until we were further along. However we were overly excited to share the good news.”

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“Our love for each other is our strength. We will continue trying to expand our beautiful family. We are grateful for all of your support. We kindly ask for privacy during this difficult moment.”

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Since sharing the news, people around the world have sent messages of support to the star.

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And not only that, but many people have praised the star for breaking the stigma of the twelve-week rule…

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“Don’t even feel bad for announcing your pregnancy “early” that baby was alive and a spirit and a human and deserved to be announced,” one person commented on her Instagram post.

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While another person wrote: “I’m thankful you announced. There is stigma with announcing too early, and then with miscarriage, you have to be quiet. By doing this, you allow space for others to heal just as you. The more we speak about it, the more we all know we experience it together. I’m sorry for your loss.”

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Another person added: “Thank you for sharing this experience and normalizing it. So many of us have experienced this loss and it’s important to be able to talk about it. I’m sorry for your loss.”

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As a fellow Instagram user, wrote: “Can we normalize sharing pregnancy news in the first trimester? Who cares if hearing about loss makes some people uncomfortable. As women, we shouldn’t be pressured to conceal our “condition.” I wish I knew how common miscarriage was when I had my first. It would have been nice to know about other women’s experiences beforehand. There’s no shame in it. If women feel better to share, then it should be encouraged. Not talking about conception or pregnancy struggles isn’t healthy for young women or anyone for that matter.”

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People have praised Britney for breaking the stigma of the twelve-week rule after she wrote that she maybe shouldn’t have shared the news so early.

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The twelve-week rule is an unwritten idea that couples shouldn’t share the news of their pregnancy until it has surpassed twelve weeks.

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Britney has also been praised for being open about her heartbreaking loss.

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Britney is thought to have been early on in her pregnancy, although it is unknown how many weeks she was when she shared the news.

Our thoughts are with Britney and Sam during this difficult time.

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