‘DWTS’ Pros Val Chmerkovskiy, Jenna Johnson Share Emotional Journey to Parenthood
Dancing With the Stars pros and new parents Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson recently shared their emotional journey to parenthood. In a heartfelt interview with Good Morning America, the couple opened up about their experience with miscarriage before the birth of their rainbow baby, Rome.
Val Chmerkovskiy, Jenna Johnson Open Up About Parenthood
Johnson recalled the painful moment when she miscarried while in Dallas for a show, describing the heart-wrenching experience of losing their baby in their hotel room. At the time, the couple had kept their pregnancy a secret and felt isolated in their grief.
The news deeply affected Johnson’s relationship with dancing, and she found herself struggling to find the motivation to dance. However, the couple announced in July 2022 that they were expecting a baby, and Johnson called it their “biggest dream come true yet.”
As they navigated parenthood together, Chmerkovskiy spoke about his love and appreciation for his wife, stating that he has never loved her more. Johnson echoed this sentiment, describing Chmerkovskiy as her biggest support system during her pregnancy.
The couple’s story is a powerful reminder of the emotional toll that miscarriage can take on hopeful parents. Despite their heartbreak, the couple found the strength to continue trying and were rewarded with the arrival of their beautiful rainbow baby.
Jenna Johnson Stopped Trying to Conceive After Miscarriage
The couple, who began their romance in 2015, shared their struggles with infertility and the emotional toll it took on them. After six months of taking a break from trying to conceive, the couple then received the happy news that they were expecting.
Johnson expressed her shock and disbelief in an Instagram post, stating that the memory of that moment will stay with her forever. In her post, Johnson also offered words of encouragement to those who may be struggling with infertility or pregnancy loss.
She urged them not to lose hope and to keep believing that their precious baby will come. The couple’s willingness to share their struggles with infertility can help others going through similar challenges feel less alone and more hopeful about their own journey.