Lauren Goodger brings baby daughter’s ashes home

Lauren Goodger has revealed she has brought her late baby daughter Lorena’s ashes home.

The newborn died due to labour complications last month and since the loss, the former The Only Way Is Essex star has been updating fans on how she and the child’s father, Charles Drury, have been coping.

On Wednesday evening, the 35-year-old shared a post on her Instagram stories that posted a photograph of her one-year-old daughter Larose, whom she shares with Drury, standing in front of a coffee table with various items on it.

She captioned the image: “We picked up Lorena’s ashes today. She is now at home with us.”

Baby Lorena died July 8 after being born with her umbilical cord knotted twice around her neck.

lauren goodger brings baby daughter’s ashes home

Goodger shared a snap of her daughter Larose and wrote: ‘We picked up Lorena’s ashes today. She is now at home with us.’ (Lauren Goodger/Instagram)

When Goodger first announced her death, she described Lorena as the “most beautiful” baby she had ever seen.

She told Ok! magazine last month that she still had a “bit of a bump” from the pregnancy, adding: “This one’s not shifting. It sometimes feels like she’s still there, it’s weird.

“My body feels very unsettled, it’s like it’s missing a newborn.”

Following Lorena’s death, she was allowed to spend 24 hours with her in a special room at the hospital where she “spent the night looking at her and touching her”.

She continued: “I held her hands and her little feet. I spoke to her and told her I loved her and all about Larose. I dressed her in a beautiful sleep suit that belonged to Larose. I cried so much that night.”

The reality TV star previously told The Sun she ordered a post-mortem on Lorena to discover why she had died. She said it had been a “textbook pregnancy”, but doctors believe the infant’s oxygen supply “may have been restricted”.

She has not disclosed the results of the post-mortem.

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