Amber Portwood Suffers Heartbreaking Miscarriage, Reveals Shocking Details

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When it comes to her personal struggles, Amber Portwood is not always as forthcoming as some of her Teen Mom co-stars.

Amber has been through a lot over the years, and sometimes she would understandably prefer to not share her most painful moments with fans.

But Amber seems to understand that sometimes she can help others who might be struggling by opening up about her own heartache.

And she's done exactly that this week by opening up about one of the more difficult times in her life.

Take a look:

1. Turning Things Around

Turning Things Around
Following some painful years marred by addiction, bad relationships and jail time, Amber seems to have gotten her life back on track.

2. Finding Love

Finding Love
After an unhealthy relationship with Matt Baier, Amber has found love again with TV producer Andrew Glennon.

3. Expanding Her Family

Expanding Her Family
Together, Amber and Andrew have welcomed their first child together, a son named James.

4. Healing the Scars of the Past

Healing the Scars of the Past
Amber has even made progress in repairing her relationship with Leah, her 9-year-old daughter from her relationship with Gary Shirley.

5. Better Days

Better Days
Of course, as longtime TMOG viewers know, things haven't always been this easy for Amber.

6. Bad Baier

Bad Baier
It wasn't all that long ago that Amber was engaged to deadbeat dad and conman Matt Baier.

7. An Unhealthy Relationship

An Unhealthy Relationship
Amber and Matt's relationship was notoriously tumultuous, and now it seems the situation was even more painful than previously thought.

8. A Routine Visit

A Routine Visit
In a preview for next week's episode of Teen Mom OG, Amber and Andrew stop by to visit Gary and Leah, as well as Gary's wife, Kristina Anderson.

9. The Procedures

The Procedures
Gary reveals that he's planning to have a vasectomy, as Kristina once had a miscarriage after having her tubes tied.

10. A Suprising Revelation

A Suprising Revelation
It's then that Amber reveals she once had a miscarriage herself.

11. Tragic News

Tragic News
"I never told anyone, but when I was with Matt I had a miscarriage," Portwood said.

12. One Sad Story

One Sad Story
Gary's wife revealed that doctors were able to detect a heartbeat, but that she would be unable to carry the baby to term.

13. There For Each Other

There For Each Other
Amber was genuinely sympathetic and revealed that her situation wasn't quite as harrowing as Kristina's.

14. No Heartbeat

No Heartbeat
"I didn’t hear the heartbeat or anything," Portwood revealed. "I didn’t even have to go to the hospital.

15. Lending Support

Lending Support
"But like, it’s really sad," Portwood continued. "I’m so sorry you had to go through that."

16. Matt Speaks Out

Matt Speaks Out
Speaking with Radar Online, Matt revealed that he was heartbroken by the miscarriage and agreed not to speak out it publicly until Amber did,

17. A Solemn Promise

A Solemn Promise
“I promised her a long time ago that anything that happened in our private life would stay private until she wanted to discuss it,” Baier said.

18. A Man of His Word

A Man of His Word
“I will always honor that," Baier continued.

19. A Painful Discussion

A Painful Discussion
“It was a really difficult time for both of us,” Baier told Radar. “Even now, it’s difficult to think about.” And we're sure it's on Amber's mind every day, as well.

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Amber Portwood Biography

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Amber Portwood is a star on MTV's Teen Mom. She is the mother of Leah Leann Shirley, whose father is Gary Shirley, Amber's on-off fiance... More »
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Amber Portwood