JESSICA Hayes has thanked her son Presley for giving her a reason to “carry on” after suffering a devastating miscarriage.
The Love Island star recently told fans that she lost her baby boy Teddy at 19 weeks pregnant.
Tonight she shared a photo of her 18-month-old boy and said: “Never have I been so grateful to have this sweet boy of mine , he’s given me a reason to be strong a reason to carry on.
“I’ve told him all about his little brother and how he will watch over and look after him I will make sure I make them both proud”
Her followers rushed to support her, as one said: “ Love you both so much you are so strong J. Presley and Teddy will be forever so proud of their mummy ”
Another wrote beneath her post: “You’re doing amazing Jess. But remember it’s ok not to be ok at times too. Lots of love babe xxxx”
The devastated star wrote a heartfelt poem to announce she had lost her baby.
She wrote: “To Our little Teddy
I’m so sorry I couldn’t keep you safe for a little while longer.
I’m sorry I couldn’t take you home.
I’m sorry we had to say goodbye this way it wasn’t supposed to be like this.
“The pain is unbearable and I feel like I’m drowning in grief.
My mind spinning thinking of all the what ifs and questions of who you would of grown up to be.
“When will I wake up from this awful nightmare.”
A picture accompanied it showing a little teddy bear beside their son’s tiny footprints.
While a handwritten tag showed that Teddy was delivered yesterday morning, weighing 183g.
Jess’s poem continued: “I wish I could of stared at your beautiful face a little while longer and held you in my arms forever.
“I look down at my empty stomach where you should still be growing safely and i feel so empty without you there no kicks no flutters ..”
Jess, who is a mum to 17-month-old son Presley, said she could see a likeness between the brothers.
“I could see Presley in you, you were so beautiful, perfectly formed,” she wrote.
“You would never get to play together and be best friends in this world and that hurts so much he would of loved you his little brother so much .
“I’m grateful that we shared 19 weeks together and I carried you for as long as I could before it was your time to gain your wings..
“You will always be our beautiful son and I promise you will hold the biggest place in our hearts forever my sweet angel.”
Her followers were reduced to tears and sent the family their love.
The tragedy comes just days after Jessica revealed she was expecting a second baby with fiancé Dan Lawry in an interview with New magazine.
The couple welcomed their firstborn last June.