Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein, TLC's Little Couple, Suffer Miscarriage

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Joy has turned to despair for the stars of TLC's The Little Couple.

Soon after the couple, who successfully transferred an embryo to their surrogate, learned that encouraging news, the surrogate miscarried their unborn child.

Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein, who both have a bone-growth disorder that causes dwarfism, have documented their long road to parenthood on the show.

Arnold and Klein, who are married, say they decided to use a surrogate to have a baby, because of the challenges a pregnancy could pose to her health.

Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein

On The Little Couple season finale, they learned their surrogate was expecting.

"After we got pregnant, the craziness ensued with us wondering what to do with the baby's room, making sure our surrogate was getting her vitamins," Klein says.

But since filming their happy visit to the doctor, the pair's surrogate lost the pregnancy. Klein had to contact his wife, a neonatologist at Texas Children's Hospital.

"I didn't want her to be the last person to find out. Ugly or happy, it needs to be told. It was a very tough day, and Jen took it harder than she originally expected."

"I cried my eyes out," Arnold admits, especially given her work.

"I deal with families who lose babies and I will cry with them, but I thought I would be stronger. Nothing can completely prepare for all that when it is about you."

When the couple were able to get together at the end of the day, they mourned, crying and comforting one another and later talking to their family and friends.

The next day they decided they would not give up permanently in their quest, continuing trying to start a family, with both surrogacy and adoption as paths.

"Bill was a rock, and he held me through everything," Arnold says.

"By the next morning, I realized that I needed to try again. We were so close and so pregnant with the ultrasound looking good, and so it was horrible for it to end."

"But I couldn't have said I was done. A lot of family asked, 'Do you want to go through this again?' And my answer is, yes. I would be miserable if I didn't try again."

We wish them nothing but the best.

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I wish I could help them out:)

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Hello Arnold's, I think you may need to consider finding a new surrogate. I'm sure she will understand that it is nothing personal. I don't think that her previous experience with in vetro fertilization was ever talked about but it may be worth finding someone who has been successful with it in the past. I have gone through the process myself and as a result got pregnant with twins on the first try. In fact I have 3 other family members who also went through the process and had twins on the first try. I understand that every siruation is different but this is a very expensive and emotional journey and this is also the driving force of your future family. I was 26 when I had in vitro and only had 3 eggs. Two of them were good and one was not so my doctor elected to insert all 3, to my surprise 2 implanted and blessed us with twins. I had no eggs left over and as I was crying in the office about the low egg count they just kept reminding me that it only takes one! Good luck!!

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I PUSHED THE WRONG BUTTON, YOU WILL BE GREAT PARENTS, AND WITH GOD'S HELP YOUR DREAMS WILL COME TRUE YOU HAVE A GREAT HUSBAND WHO IS VERY SUPPORTIVE OF YOU YOUR HOME IS BEAUTIFUL AND ALL IT NEED'S ARE THE PITTER PATTER OF LITTLE FEET, GOOD LUCK AND GOD BLESS

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I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSE, BUT I KNOW YOU WILL TRY AGAIN

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my heart was filled with such joy....and then sadness for your loss.not just for Bill & Jenn, but also Cindy and her husband. My prayers are with you all....and any child, regardless of how you achieve your dream will be so blessed to have you as parents.

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I'm sorry for your loss. As I'm pregnant with my first right now, I know the fear of miscarriage's. My mom passed away when I was 9 and from what I've heard she had quite a few prior to having my sister premature and then me (who was a healthy 7 pounds 8 1/2 ounces). So far this pregnancy has been wonderful, with no complications. I pray your surrogacy's next pregnancy is easy, perfect and full term. Y'all are wonderful loving people who would make any child perfect parents. I know cause my uncle and aunt got me after my mom died and they were mentally, physically and emotionly abusive to the extreme. Not to their 6 kids but only to me cause I wasn't their's. I can tell y'all would never do that. I wish and pray for the best for y'all. God bless

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so sorry for your loss. hope you try again and it is succesful.wish you all the best.

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I'm a loyal fan of your tv show.However I was so excited to find out that you had sucessfully gotten pregant. My heart broke and I cried when I heard the news that the precious child was lost. I also believe that God will bless you with not only one child but at least two. Stay strong and know that my prayers are with you. I'm looking forward to the new season and the filling your home with children. You've created a beautiful home full of love next comes the family. May God bless and keep you. Marlene Howard

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Jenn and Bill,
I am so sorry for your loss, but am very happy that you are going to try again. I watch your show all the time, and feel you two would make awesome parents. I will put you in my prayers, that God gives you a healthy happy baby, especially with Jenns beautiful smile.
Sincerely,
Crystal

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I'm truly sadden by the loss of your child. The love and care that
you have for one another would be no less for any child you have.
I'm sure I speak for all of us that our prayers are with you always
and hope that you'll soon become the great parents that we know you
would be. It's been a long hard road, but it's worth the wait when
prayers are answered. My God Bless you both and you continue to stay
strong and positive for that new addition to your family. Again,
God Bless, Love ya.

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