The legendary actor shared a powerful message about reproductive health in the comments of an Instagram post from People.
“I lost nine children by miscarriage,” Sharon shared, while also stating that “We, as females don’t have a forum to discuss the profundity of this loss.”
“It is no small thing,” she continued, “physically nor emotionally, yet we are made to feel it is something to bear alone and secretly with some kind of sense of failure.”
“Instead of receiving the much needed compassion and empathy and healing which we so need. Female health and wellness left to the care of the male ideology has become lax at best, ignorant in fact, and violently oppressive in effort.”
“When I got home that night and I lay there, I’ve never felt so lonely in my life,” she said on the The Diary of a CEO podcast. “I just remember laying there, knowing it was still there, but it wasn’t there. That went on for over a week.”