Kym Marsh Loses Son After Premature Delivery

02/12/2009 at 08:00 AM ET
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Coronation Street and Hollyoaks stars Kym Marsh and Jamie Lomas are in a state of mourning today, after the premature delivery of their son at 22-weeks gestation. Archie Jay Lomas died minutes after birth, according to reports. In a statement, the couple said,

“Archie is our beautiful angel and we will miss him so much.”

Kym, 32, is mom to David, 13, and Emily, 10, with ex-partner Dave Cunliffe. Jamie is dad to Billy, 2, with ex-partner Hayley Lever.

Archie — who had been due in June — was born on Wednesday, the same day Kym’s co-star Alison King delivered daughter Daisy Mae.

Source: BBC

Thanks to all the CBB readers who emailed us the news.

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Cecilia on

How sad. My heart goes out to them. My condolences for their loss.

Lissette on

Oh no! My heart goes out to them.

dlock on

I will be praying for them. This is really sad, no one deserves to lose a child. I lost my baby at 9wks last march, and have been ttc off and on for a few months now. I just keep praying that God will send me a little angel soon. God bless everyone that has ever experienced a lost.

Dawn Light on

I am so saddened to read hear the tragic news about kim Marsh’s little boy Archie. I understand how she is feeling i too lost my baby boy at 22 weeks Henry last June. RIP little Archie. x

Emily on

My thoughts are with Kym & her family, this is so sad!

bungalowbliss on

So terribly sad. My heart goes out to them.

Zoe on

This is such sad news. Jamie is the nicest guy and I really feel for him and Kym. I send my greatest sympathy to them. Rest In Peace Archie Jay Lomas.

Alex on

I was just stunned when I read this today. What a horrible thing to have happen. And on the same day that Kym’s on-screen sister-in-law had a healthy baby girl. I just don’t know what to say. I will be thinking of all five of them, such a huge loss. Bless you little Archie.

Harley on

My thoughts and prayers are with them and their family at this time. No one deserves to go through something as tragic as this.

Lou on

so sad to hear this news, god bless little archie.
its going to be especially hard for kym with all the other babies, especially alison king’s being born on the same day. so tragic. all the best to her jamie and their families, this is so hard for them.
best wishes to them all xx

Shannon on

This is so awful. My cousin lost her little boy at 22 weeks several years ago, and I have seen firsthand the pain that these parents must be going through. They are in my heart, thoughts and prayers, and I hope they know their little angel is with the Lord and that he is watching over them. RIP sweet baby.

Michelle Smith on

So sad to hear the awful news.

RIP Archie little man xx

Christine on

Thats so sad. And having been born on the same day as her costars baby.
Bless them.

Chloe on

My heart goes out to Kym and Jamie, so sad😦

Sarah on

Oh my that is just heart breaking news. My condolences to them both, I can’t imagine the amount of pain they are in.

Monique on

I lost my son at 24wks almost 11yrs ago and it will hurt in my heart for the rest of my life….my thoughts and prayers to their whole family as the begin this journey of grief.

collette on

This is unbelievably sad, i was told at my 14week scan last June that my baby boy had died, i was heartbroken then but to have to go through labour and deliver your little baby must be absolutely gut wrenching, my thoughts are with the family. RIP little man.

cristie on

I know exactly how they feel. I recently suffered a miscarriage around the time Tori gave birth to Stella. It was really hard for me to even see or hear a baby. I am still having a hard time dealing with the loss and now am going through other issues because of the miscarriage. I hope that they can heal through this process and be able to try again in the future. As for me, I have to wait regardless and will be really nervous when I get pregnant again. I will not be able to enjoy the pregnancy until I get past the 8 or 9 week mark, which is where I was at when I lost it. Hang in there and God Bless You!!!!.

Cristie Robles
Phoenix, AZ

Sb on

I am SO sorry for the loss this family is having to endure, I have lost babies at 24 weeks, 20 weeks and 10 weeks and both my girls living were born premature. Nothing ever prepares you for the loss of a child. My hear goes out to this Family, may you find comfort at this time.

em on

My heart goes out to this family.

clare badlan on

iam so sorry to here such awful news my heart goes out to kym and jamie. x x

kellie on

awh my heart goes out to them no-one should ever have to go through that

babyboopie on

Oh my god. I’m so sorry that this has happened. This is so sad. Archie Jay Lomas is a nice name and I hope he rests in peace.

JK on

My prayers are with this family. Rest in heavenly peace little one.

kelly on

Really, really sad news. My thoughts are with them.

Virginia on

Absolutely heartbreaking. God Bless them all. And I think I just noticed that her co-star gave birth the same day. Prayers to all of them…

Ellen on

My heart goes out to them😦

Jess on

Nothing can ever fix the pain of losing a baby, but I hope somehow they find comfort in each other and the few moments they had with their baby boy…Rest In Paradise Archie Jay Lomas xxx

“The angel opened the book of life and wrote down my baby’s birth date. As she closed the book, she whispered ‘too beautiful for earth’…”


TeeTee on

I feel for them both. I lost my baby at 10wks in Oct 2007. It takes time for the pain to ease. I hope that they will both heal in due time and have courage to try again. I did and gave birth to a daughter almost a year to the day of my m/c. God is good and I learned to appreciate what I have through what I lost.

Momma Mae on

I am so sorry for their loss, I know it isn’t easy, but he is with the Lord now and they should feel better knowing that.

CTBmom on

My thoughts and prayers are with them.

annmarie on

im so sorry to here about kyms loss. i can totally understand what shes going through as i have lost to boys my self one at 19 half weeks and 21 half weeks.they are my angels that keep watch over me. i was 16 when i lost my first and nearly 18 with my second. i have since gone on to have a to healthy boys with lots of help as i have a weak cervix. im now pregnant and 22 weeks my self and reading her story has scared me. its not nice losing babys and the pain you suffer after all i can say is be strong and it does get easier over time.

Emily on

Beautiful Girl Kym, Your my favourite celebrity. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. I know you probably won’t even be reading this but I’m writing anyway. I was so excited when I found out you were pregnant again and I am devastated for your loss. Thinking of you xxx

chelle on

Such a sad loss. Even harder to bear when everyone is talking about it and it’s on the front of every paper. I am so fortunate to have four relatively healthy chidren who were all prems. It was devastating spending months beside an incubator willing them to survive but at least I still have them. We should be thankful for all we have in our lives and celebrate each day, as for some tomorrow is never there! We will pray for you and your family and if you listen hard enough you will hear 1 more angel singing in the heavenly choir. God bless Archie and everyone who loves him x

Faye Talbott on

My thoughts and prayers are with them both. xoxo

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