Robin Thicke's Pregnant Girlfriend April Reveals She Suffered a Miscarriage Before Daughter Mia

April Love Geary, 23, also slammed critics who said she needs to get married after announcing she's expecting baby No. 2 with boyfriend Robin Thicke, 41

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April Love Geary has revealed she suffered a miscarriage before the Feb. 22 birth of her daughter Mia Love.

The 23-year-old model and girlfriend of Robin Thicke took to Instagram Stories Wednesday to open up about her second child on the way with the “Blurred Lines” singer, 41.

“I hear about miscarriages and it scared me. [Were] you scared or [are] you still scared?” one fan asked using the app’s new questions feature.

“I had one before Mia,” Geary shared. “But I’m not scared, worrying or stressing out too much isn’t good for the baby. Life happens and we can’t control everything.”

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Geary also revealed that she and Thicke will be finding out the sex of the baby on Saturday — and that she has received a lot of judgment for not getting married.

“Why are women so obsessed with telling me I need a ring? Getting married is the easy part, seeing how you are together after having babies is the hard part,” the soon-to-be mother of two wrote on her Instagram Story Wednesday.

“We’re in 2018. Not the 1950’s. Women don’t NEED to get married before having babies. Y’all need to chill,” added Geary, who is currently 12 weeks along.

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April Love Geary/Instagram

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While Geary explained in her announcement that she and Thicke are “so excited” to be expanding their family, she admitted that baby number two was a surprise.

When a fan asked if her pregnancy “was planned,” Geary responded on her Instagram Story, “Nope!!! I started birth control and then one morning I woke up nauseous.”

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Though raising two babies at once could be a lot to take on, Geary is not worried “at all.”

“My doctor is amazing and says everything looks perfect right now,” Geary wrote after a user asked if having kids close in age is something she wanted.

“I wanted to have them be close in age but it just happened to be very close in age haha.”

In addition to baby Mia becoming a big sister, Thicke’s 8-year-old son Julian Fuego with ex-wife Paula Patton will be a big brother again.

In March, Thicke shared a sweet photo of himself and Julian sweetly cradling Mia while she was still in the hospital.

“Lucky Daddy!” the proud father of two captioned the post.

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