The Challenge’s Melinda Collins Is Pregnant After Miscarriage

Melinda Collins.
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You are most welcome! The ChallengeAlum Melinda CollinsHer husband, Matt CollinsThey are expecting a boy in October.

“Excited for the newest chapter in our life! #boymom,” Collins, 38, captioned a Monday, July 4, Instagram photo of a sign that read, “Red white and lots of blue! Baby Collins is a boy Making his debut October 2022.”

After announcing her pregnancy a month earlier, the reality TV star suffered a miscarriage on March 20, 2021. “I had to endure the pain of contractions and a full delivery to my precious baby girl and then not be able to take her home with us. It’s hard. Sometimes life can be very difficult. … We are devastated. We are suffering. I never thought that at five months, I could’ve lost my baby. It happens. I am still reeling from the past 48 hours and honestly don’t know when I’ll be back to any sort of inkling of my normal self,” Collins wrote via Instagram at the time.

The Wisconsin native said it. Us WeeklyIn November 2021, she was devastated by the death of her daughter and decided to sign up to the second season. The Challenge: All Stars.

“It’s so crazy because I lost my daughter when I was five months pregnant. I would guess that three weeks later, one of the talent coordinators arrived. [from The Challenge] had contacted me and said, ‘I know that you’re really going through something, but is this something you’d be interested in doing?’” Collins explained.

She continued, “I’ve had quite the year. It was, like the universe was tapping me on the shoulder. ‘This is something you should do.’” The Real World: AustinAlum was named a finalist in All Stars 2The film, which was first shown in August 2021, was again shown. All Stars 3The movie premiered in May 2022.

Collins spoke Us that she didn’t think she would return to reality television after becoming a mom; she and her husband welcomed their first son, Camden, in November 2019. “I just thought, like, being a mom, that it wasn’t something that I was going to ever do again,” she shared. “So, I’m a mama and it’s, like, the coolest thing I’ve ever done. I just absolutely adore my son, Camden.”

After her miscarriage, the “Blonde Moments” podcaster was comforted by her son and husband. “I’m trying to look for all of the good in life and focus on my son,” she wrote via Instagram at the time. “Luckily, I have an amazing husband who is my rock through it all, and our friends and family have been incredible support systems.”

Collins and her husband were wed in January 2016. She was previously married to a fellow Real WorldAlum Danny JameisonFrom 2008 to 2010.

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