Before the birth of her baby girl, Kate Mara suffered a miscarriage three months into her first pregnancy.
“It was the first time I’ve ever been pregnant and I’ve ever had that excitement and sort of shock of being an almost mom,” the 36-year-old actress revealed in a newly released interview on Dr. Berlin’s “Informed Pregnancy” podcast.
Mara and husband, Jamie Bell, who has a 5-year-old son from his previous marriage to Evan Rachel Wood, had been married for seven months when she found out she was expecting. She said it was the first time they tried for a baby and revealed the happy news to her husband on a car ride one morning.
“I turned to him and I was like, ‘Is now a bad time to show you this?’ I showed him the [pregnancy] stick. He was at a stop light, and he just burst out laughing and was like, ‘Oh, my God. How is that possible?’”
At eight weeks, Mara went to the doctor, who told her she “couldn’t see the embryo, but she could see the…