Shay Mitchell Speaks On Her Miscarriage

Pretty Little Liars star, Shay Mitchell revealed on her 2018 year in review Instagram Story that she suffered a miscarriage. "Although it was an amazing year it didn't come without hardships." The 31 year old Canadian actress shocked fans when she shared an ultrasound photo of the baby she lost.

Mitchell shared her story and called for more compassion in 2019. In the next slide she writes,

Photo taken from Instagram

Photo taken from Instagram

“We all have to deal with various struggles and challenges in life. And sometimes it’s easier to only showcase the good times on social media, which is what leads many people to criticize it for its lack of authenticity.”

She ended her Instagram message on an uplifting note, urging followers to show each other compassion, empathy and patience.

“In the spirit of the new year, I think that we need to remember that we are all on this journey together — in good times and bad — and to remind ourselves that we seldom really know or understand the struggles and hardships that other people are going through,” Mitchell wrote.