People.com Celebrity Parents Hilaria Baldwin Says She's 'Physically Starting to Feel Like Myself Again' Two Weeks After D&C Hilaria Baldwin also shared she believes her unborn child "left positivity in [its] short life" before her miscarriage and subsequent D&C two weeks ago By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE. A '90s teen and horror film connoisseur, she started at the brand in 2016, after a decade of working as a technical writer and then moonlighting as a journalist beginning in 2013. Originally from New Orleans, Jen grew up both in NOLA and Florida and eventually attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando (still her home base!), where she earned a bachelor's in English/technical communication, with a minor in magazine journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 24, 2019 12:40 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Hilaria Baldwin is reflecting on the impact her unborn child left on her life before her miscarriage. Two weeks after she underwent a dilation and curettage procedure following her confirmation the previous day that she had miscarried, the mother of four shared a heartbreaking message on Instagram alongside a video showing an early ultrasound of her baby. “Since so many of you have been asking, I want to tell you that I am doing well,” Hilaria, 35, began her touching caption on Wednesday. “It has been 2 weeks since the d&c and I am physically starting to feel like myself again. Emotionally I am ok too … when we choose to become parents, we take a big risk with our hearts. Never do we love so intensely — and this is scary, but so worth it.” Hilaria and husband Alec Baldwin share daughter Carmen Gabriela, 5½, and sons Romeo Alejandro David, 11 months, Leonardo Ángel Charles, 2½, and Rafael Thomas, 3½. Alec, 61, is also dad to 23-year-old daughter Ireland. “This time, when I opened my heart up to another baby, he or she didn’t stay very long,” she went on. “But I love this little soul deeply and wholly. We all have a purpose in life, and I believe my little one left positivity in [its] short life.” Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Parents newsletter. Hilaria Baldwin Celebrates Easter with Husband Alec and Their Kids Nearly Two Weeks After Miscarriage The fitness instructor explained she “felt a deep provocation to share what was going on” and reveals that she found “in being so open, some great conversations emerged” through the tragedy. “Creating a positive from a negative, this little flicker of life left [its] mark. This is an issue that so many suffer with in silence … because those are the rules we follow,” Hilaria wrote. “As I have said to so many: this experience wasn’t just about me and my journey, it is about anyone, perhaps you, or someone you know, who has suffered from a loss.” “It is about continuing a conversation, knowing we need not have shame or fear … so that we can heal … and those who will unfortunately follow will have a community to turn to,” she added. “I came forward to share and create a spark … please help me turn this spark into a lasting flame 🔥.” Hilaria went on to tell her followers a little bit about the video: her baby’s “first sonogram” before she and her husband “could see and hear the heart,” calling out a “flicker” in the lower left corner. “I don’t have a video of the heartbeat we witnessed a few times before it stopped … I want to share this because I feel like this little soul was mighty in the wave it provoked 💛,” she noted. Hilaria Baldwin. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights On April 9, Hilaria confirmed she had lost her baby, days after revealing that she was “likely” suffering a miscarriage. Her unborn child showed no signs of a heartbeat after an ultrasound tech had observed a slower-than-normal heart rate the previous week. Though upset by the news, Hilaria chose to focus on the positive side of things in her life — namely, her husband and their four children together. “There was no heartbeat today at my scan … so it’s over … ” she captioned the sad post, featuring a photo with her family. “But I have some pretty strong and amazing heartbeats right here.” “I am surrounded by such love and I feel so fortunate,” Hilaria continued. “Thank you all for listening, for your support, and for sharing your own personal stories. We are stronger together …” Hilaria Baldwin/Instagram What to Know About Dealing with a Miscarriage — and the Chances of Getting Pregnant Again Four days after her D&C surgery, the yoga instructor revealed that she was slowly but surely easing back into her fitness routines taking extra caution with her healing body. “I’m being super gentle with my body right now, considering what it has just been through … but I start getting stiff and uncomfortable due to lack of my typical movement,” Hilaria wrote. In the short clip, she performed a variety of stretches in what appeared to be her living room, while daughter Carmen briefly popped her head into the frame. “Here are some light stretches I turned to today that have helped me, while sticking with my recovery. They feel good and I think you may like them too,” she added.