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‘I still had pregnancy symptoms!’ Hollyoaks star Jorgie Porter reveals she had no idea she’d miscarried her quadruplets as her fiancé Ollie Piotrowski discusses feeling ‘helpless’

She tragically miscarried quadruplets at 14 weeks last year.

On Wednesday, Jorgie Porter, 33, revealed that she had no idea she’d lost her quadruplets because her body was ‘still being pregnant’ after enduring a missed miscarriage.

The Hollyoaks star explained she opted for surgical removal while her fiancé Ollie Piotrowski discussed feeling ‘helpless’ throughout the ordeal, as the couple appeared together on Loose Women.

No idea! On Wednesday, Jorgie Porter, 33, revealed that she had no idea she’d lost her quadruplets because her body was ‘still being pregnant’ after enduring a missed miscarriage

Jorgie first recalled learning about the pregnancy, telling the Loose Women panel: ‘I was excited that we got pregnant because that’s what we wanted. We went for an early scan because we’ve got twins in our family – on both sides.

‘The doctor said we can see three sacks – we had no idea what that meant. They said “we’re gonna rush you into a hospital appointment”.

‘With that one we were told there were four sacks. We were still not the wiser, until she said “quadruplets.”

Ollie, who she’s been dating since 2020, added: ‘I fell over!’ while Jorgie admitted she panicked: ‘My body is too small!’

The Hollyoaks star explained she opted for surgical removal as she appeared with her fiancé Ollie Piotrowski on Loose Women

‘Before we found out it was quadruplets I thought “this is insane what pregnant women go through”,’ admitted Jorgie of the early stages of her pregnancy

‘Throughout the pregnancy it was not really enjoyable – my hormones were just… Having the hormones times four was just really stressful’ she explained

She continued: ‘So we were just shocked. And throughout the pregnancy it was not really enjoyable – my hormones were just…

‘When you are pregnant you wanna tell some people, and you don’t tell many people early on. I’m not sure why. But, I don’t like to keep a secret. I like to tell everyone what’s going on in my life.

‘Having the hormones times four was just really stressful. I was in work with costumes. Within three or four weeks my body started to change dramatically and costumes wouldn’t fit.

urning to her devastating miscarriage, Jorgie recalled: ‘During our fifth or sixth scan, they said “you’ve had a miscarriage, they’ve gone.” I was ready for girl gang’

Asked if there were signs she’d miscarried, Jorgie explained: ‘No, it was a missed miscarriage, so my body was still being pregnant and doing the symptoms of pregnancy’

‘Before we found out it was quadruplets I thought “this is insane what pregnant women go through”.’

Turning to her devastating miscarriage, Jorgie recalled: ‘We were going for scans regularly because we were being looked after.

‘And it was during our fifth or sixth scan, they said “you’ve had a miscarriage, they’ve gone.” I was ready for girl gang.

Asked if there were any signs she’d miscarried the Hollyoaks star explained: ‘No, that was another thing. It was a missed miscarriage, so my body was still being pregnant and doing the symptoms of pregnancy’

‘The next bit is really heartbreaking, the question of how they’re gonna go. The hospital said… there are options where… how do we get rid of this?

‘So we went through the route of surgery so I could be knocked out. I didn’t wanna see and hear things…

‘They’ve never really done this surgery before so they didn’t know what the outcome could be. They said there could be a lot of blood loss.’

Ollie added: ‘It was kind of just thrown on just that it was a miscarriage. As a man it was really helpless and scary.

Thankfully the couple have come out even stronger, with Georgie admitting: ‘We do talk a lot. We are really good the fact that we communicate a lot.’

Ollie explained: ‘I cried straight away, while you were really tough and strong. Then a few days later you had a meltdown and I had to be strong.’

‘It was kind of just thrown on just that it was a miscarriage. As a man it was really helpless and scary’ added Ollie

Thankfully the couple have come out even stronger, with Georgie admitting: ‘We do talk a lot. We are really good the fact that we communicate a lot’

Amid the couple’s heartache, Jorgie shared the happy news that Ollie had popped the question three weeks before Christmas.

The actress, best known for her role as Theresa McQueen in the Channel 4 soap, got engaged to Ollie while staying at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perth and Kinross.

The former Dancing On Ice star and her fiancé have been dating since 2020 and went Instagram official in October of that year.

Jorgie returned to Hollyoaks in 2020 as part of a storyline to mark the soap’s 25th birthday.

Jorgie looked chic for her TV appearance, dressed in a dark green cap-sleeve mini dress and pointed nude heels