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Chantelle Atkins breaks down over miscarriage in EastEnders images

The hairdresser will be comforted by her mother in Thursday’s episode.

Karen comforts Chantelle in EastEnders (Jack Barnes/BBC/PA)
Karen comforts Chantelle in EastEnders (Jack Barnes/BBC/PA)

By Alex Green, PA Entertainment Reporter

A tearful Chantelle Atkins is comforted by her mother Karen Taylor in images showing the aftermath of her miscarriage.

Monday night’s episode of the BBC One series saw Chantelle (Jessica Plummer) suffer contractions and take herself to the hospital alone.

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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 25/10/2019 – Programme Name: EastEnders – October – December 2019 – TX: 24/10/2019 – Episode: EastEnders – October – December – 2019 – 6012 (No. 6012) – Picture Shows: *NOT FOR USE PRE-TX WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL*Chantelle starts to cry Karen Taylor (LORRAINE STANLEY), Chantelle Atkins (JESSICA PLUMMER) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Jack Barnes

In dramatic scenes the hairdresser was handed an ultrasound that revealed she had lost her baby with husband Gray (Toby-Alexander Smith).

The same night Gray announces to friends and family at the Queen Vic that he and Chantelle were expecting a child.

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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 25/10/2019 – Programme Name: EastEnders – October – December 2019 – TX: 24/10/2019 – Episode: EastEnders – October – December – 2019 – 6012 (No. 6012) – Picture Shows: *NOT FOR USE PRE-TX WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL*Karen comforts Chantelle Karen Taylor (LORRAINE STANLEY), Chantelle Atkins (JESSICA PLUMMER) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Jack Barnes

And in scenes due to aired on Thursday, Chantelle will go to her mother Karen (Lorraine Stanley) for help processing the news.

The episode airs on October 24.

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