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Nancy Kerrigan discusses pain of six miscarriages in eight years

UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 3:32 p.m.

In this April 10, 2017, photo released by ABC, former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan appears with her dance partner Artem Chigvintsev as photos of Kerrigan with her children appear on a screen during the competition series “Dancing with the Stars.” (Eric McCandless / ABC)
In this April 10, 2017, photo released by ABC, former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan appears with her dance partner Artem Chigvintsev as photos of Kerrigan with her children appear on a screen during the competition series “Dancing with the Stars.” (Eric McCandless / ABC)
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES – Nancy Kerrigan is opening up about her personal struggles after having six miscarriages in an eight-year span.

The Olympic figure skating star emotionally revealed the miscarriages to her dance partner during Monday’s episode of “Dancing with the Stars.” In an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that aired Wednesday, Kerrigan called the miscarriages “devastating” and said they were hard on her marriage to husband Jerry Solomon.

She says the miscarriages happened after the birth of her first child, Matthew, in 1996. She says one of the most painful moments came after one miscarriage, when she had to tell an excited Matthew that he wasn’t going to be a big brother.

Kerrigan says she turned to in vitro fertilization for the births of son Brian and daughter Nicole.

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