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'Strictly Come Dancing's Natalie Lowe Discusses Her Positive Mindset Amid Lockdown after 2 Miscarriages

Joe Akins
Nov 08, 2020
06:00 A.M.
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Renowned Australian ballroom dancer Natalie Lowe, popularly known for taking part in the hit dance competition “Strictly Come Dancing,” has opened up about her experience after suffering from two miscarriages.


After two miscarriages, famous ballroom dancer Natalie Lowe had a lot to say about the experiences. In a recent interview, she opened up about the struggle and gave credit to the lockdown for helping change her mindset.

The star revealed that at first, she and her husband, fellow ballroom dancer James Knibbs had their doubts about being confined at home with their 10-month-old son Jack due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Natalie Lowe arrives for the at European Premiere of "Deepwater Horizon" Cineworld Leicester Square on September 26, 2016 in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images


She, however, explained that she and Knibbs decided to embrace the situation, and it made them better people. She revealed that the lockdown helped them build a stronger relationship as a family since they were always available to help each other.

The dancer also added that she had an amazing relationship with her husband because they were best of friends, and they communicated and supported each other when either of them was having a bad day.


Lowe opened up about the rough patch they had to go through after the miscarriages. She explained that they both had a tough time handling the situation, especially since they tried so hard to start a family.

She, however, admitted that she and Knibbs’ time at home helped them come to terms with the situation, and it gave them a positive mindset because they were grateful for their little boy Jack.

After a long and difficult journey to motherhood, the 39-year-old welcomed baby Jack last year.


The star first got pregnant three weeks before tying the knot in Australia in 2018. Unfortunately, on a flight back to the UK, she did not “feel right” and eventually lost the baby.

Three months later, during her honeymoon with Knibbs, Lowe discovered she was pregnant again. Three months after this revelation, she suffered another miscarriage, which caused her to suffer a mental breakdown.


Last month, during Baby Loss Awareness Week, she took to Instagram to open up about her experience with a heartfelt post. She spoke a little about her struggles and sent out her full support for women out there who had similar stories to tell.

After a long and difficult journey to motherhood, the 39-year-old welcomed baby Jack last year, on December 7. In an interview, she spoke about the whole birthing experience, explaining that it was surprisingly lovely and relaxing.


She opined that her goal now is to be a healthy mum and a great parent to Jack. She added that creating a human being for nine months is an incredible thing, and one needs to be kind to themselves and not expect their bodies to go back to normal so soon.

Besides being a devoted mother, Lowe has had an exciting dance career. She competed in “Strictly Come Dancing” for seven seasons before retiring in 2016. However, she joked about staging a comeback with a fun post on her Instagram feed last month.


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