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RHOC star Kara Keough reveals her son McCoy died during childbirth

Former Real Housewives of Orange County star Kara Keough has revealed her son has died during childbirth. 

The 32-year-old announced the devastating news on Instagram Tuesday, revealing that the little boy, who she and husband Kyle Bosworth had named McCoy, didn’t make it during a difficult labor.  

‘On April 6th, our son McCoy Casey Bosworth was born at 3:10am. Weighing in at 11 pounds and 4 ounces and spanning 21 inches, McCoy surprised us all with his size and strength (and overall perfection). 

‘During the course of his birth, he experienced shoulder dystocia and a compressed umbilical cord.’ 

Devastating loss: Kara Keough has revealed that her baby boy died during labor on April 6

Shoulder dystocia is a birth injury that happens when one or both of a baby’s shoulders get stuck inside the mother’s pelvis during labor. In the majority of cases the baby is born safely.

Kara, 32, continued her post, ‘He joined our Heavenly Father and will live forever in the hearts of his loving parents, his adoring sister, and those that received his life-saving gifts.

‘I wrote this for the organ/tissue procurement team to read out in his honor: ‘Tonight, we join together to honor this little savior’s gifts of life. Through him, may others find new hope and profound healing… and may he live again through them. May his legacy shine in the form of lifetimes aplenty – lives filled with laughter, compassion, energy, love, and most of all gratitude. May it be said that McCoy Casey Bosworth left this world in a better place, for a better place…. that he made an impact… that he was an answered prayer… that he was a hero.’ 

'Until we see you again: Kara revealed the news on Tuesday in an Instagram post and explained that her baby boy's organs were donated

‘Until we see you again: Kara revealed the news on Tuesday in an Instagram post and explained that her baby boy’s organs were donated

Tragic loss: Kara said during the course of McCoy's birth, he experienced shoulder dystocia and a compressed umbilical cord

Tragic loss: Kara said during the course of McCoy’s birth, he experienced shoulder dystocia and a compressed umbilical cord

Kara then wrote a bible passage from John 16:20 and ended her message with ‘Until we see you again… We love you, McCoy.’

Kara is the daughter of Jeana Keough who was a housewife on RHOC from season one to five and continued to make friend or guest appearances on the Bravo show up until season 12.

Kara and Kyle are parents to daughter Decker Kate, four, and were excited to be adding to their family.

Several weeks ago Kara was surprised by some friends including US soccer star Alex Morgan with a fun baby shower. 

Kara is the daughter of Jeana Keough who was a housewife on RHOC from season one to five and continued to make friend or guest appearances on the Bravo show up until season 12

Kara is the daughter of Jeana Keough who was a housewife on RHOC from season one to five and continued to make friend or guest appearances on the Bravo show up until season 12

Family: Kara married former American football linebacker Kyle in 2014

 Family: Kara married former American football linebacker Kyle in 2014

Andy Cohen leads outpouring of sympathy for RHOC’s Kara Keough after her son McCoy dies during labor

Bravo host Andy Cohen and stars of the real housewives franchise shared messages of condolences after Kara Keough revealed Tuesday she has lost her baby boy.

The daughter of Jeana Keough wrote in a heartbreaking Instagram post that her son McCoy died during childbirth on April 6. 

Cohen wrote underneath the 32-year-old’s message: ‘Sending love and prayers to your family’.

Devastating: Bravo's Andy Cohen shared a message of sympathy for RHOC's Kara Keough after she revealed she lost her son during childbirth earlier this month

Devastating: Bravo’s Andy Cohen shared a message of sympathy for RHOC’s Kara Keough after she revealed she lost her son during childbirth earlier this month

Cohen, who has been recovering from coronavirus, sent love and prayers to Kara as well as RHOC star Vicki Gunvalson who co-starred with her mother on the series

Cohen, who has been recovering from coronavirus, sent love and prayers to Kara as well as RHOC star Vicki Gunvalson who co-starred with her mother on the series

Cohen, who has been recovering from coronavirus, sent love and prayers to Kara as well as RHOC star Vicki Gunvalson who co-starred with her mother on the series

Fellow Real Housewives of Orange County Stars Tamra Judge and Vicki Gunvalson also shared messages of sympathy.

‘I’m so sorry, my heart hurts for you and your family. Prayers’ Judge, who starred with Kara’s mother in seasons three to five, wrote.

Gunvalson, who also co-starred with Jeana, wrote: ‘Bless you, Kyle, Decker and your family. I am so sorry honey’

Devastating loss: Kara revealed that her son died during labor on April 6

Devastating loss: Kara revealed that her son died during labor on April 6

Tamra, who also starred with Kara's mother on Real Housewives of Orange County, wrote: 'my heart hurts for you and your family. Prayers', while Kara's best pal Alex Morgan shared her heartbreak

Kara's best pal Alex Morgan shared her heartbreak

Tamra, who also starred with Kara’s mother on Real Housewives of Orange County, wrote: ‘my heart hurts for you and your family. Prayers’, while Kara’s best pal Alex Morgan shared her heartbreak

'He is looking over us now': Lo Bosworth and soccer star Alex Morgan shared messages of sympathy

‘He is looking over us now’: Lo Bosworth and soccer star Alex Morgan shared messages of sympathy

Outpouring of support: Housewife Jo Delarosa shared a message, as well as E! host Jason Kennedy and football player Mark Herzlich

Outpouring of support: Housewife Jo Delarosa shared a message, as well as E! host Jason Kennedy and football player Mark Herzlich

'Until we see you again: Kara revealed the news on Tuesday in an Instagram post and explained that her baby boy's organs were donated

‘Until we see you again: Kara revealed the news on Tuesday in an Instagram post and explained that her baby boy’s organs were donated

Sharing photos to Instagram Kara said of the bash: ‘Unbeknownst to me, my friends found a way to give me exactly what I wanted: a night with people I love, in my pajamas, without make up, with all my favorite things they make to eat, the Mother Load of Cheeseboards, and a ‘BIRTH DAY CAKE.’ I’ve never laughed so hard or felt so loved and heard,’ 

In October 25, Kara revealed the happy news that she was expecting her second child, writing on her The Pushover Project blog that she got pregnant during a family vacation to Europe.

‘THE VERDICT IS IN: My new gut is not a rosé FUPA from France; it’s not a Swiss cheese fart from Switzerland, or a pasta clot from Italy,’ she wrote. 

'I've never laughed so hard': Several weeks ago Kara was surprised by some friends including US soccer star Alex Morgan with a fun baby shower

‘I’ve never laughed so hard’: Several weeks ago Kara was surprised by some friends including US soccer star Alex Morgan with a fun baby shower

'A night with people I love, in my pajamas, without make up' Kara said of her shower

‘A night with people I love, in my pajamas, without make up’ Kara said of her shower

Kara revealed in October that she was expecting her second child: 'Our little Eurotrip left our hearts, our bellies, AND my uterus quite full.'

Kara revealed in October that she was expecting her second child: ‘Our little Eurotrip left our hearts, our bellies, AND my uterus quite full.’

‘As it turns out, our little Eurotrip left our hearts, our bellies, AND my uterus quite full.’

‘I intentionally waited for the right time to bring you into our family for a reason, I just had no idea my reason would be this freaking excited. It’s really damn cool,’

‘We love you like crazy already, baby. April 2nd, 2020 can’t come soon enough.’

Kara also wrote about Decker’s excitement to have a sibling.

‘She has your crib made up with a soft blanket and her favorite bunny ‘Bun-Bun.’ She’s personally tested every single one of her old pacifiers to make sure they’ve met all quality control standards for your arrival,’ she explained. 

‘She’s pushing the stroller around the house in preparation for her role as your best friend in the entire universe. She has graciously offered to change your diapers and give you baths and she’s very excited to find out if “Jesus picked a baby brother or a baby sister for us,”.  

She also wrote of her daughter's excitement at becoming an older sister: 'She has your crib made up with a soft blanket and her favorite bunny 'Bun-Bun.'

She also wrote of her daughter’s excitement at becoming an older sister: ‘She has your crib made up with a soft blanket and her favorite bunny ‘Bun-Bun.’

TV family: Jeana is pictured with her children Kara, Shane, 33, and Colton, 28, in 2007

TV family: Jeana is pictured with her children Kara, Shane, 33, and Colton, 28, in 2007

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