Selling Sunset’s Maya Vander claims that baby’s 38-week-old death was a ‘freak accident’


Maya Vander, selling Sunset agent, suffered a stillbirth in December at 38 weeks. She spoke out about her grief to Tan France during Season five Reunion.

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Maya Vander, selling star and actress of Selling Sunset, has bravely spoken out about the loss of her third child during Season Five’s Reunion.

The 40-year old real estate agent lost her third child at 38 weeks in December 2013.

Maya took to Instagram to post a picture of her baby’s clothes with caption: “Yesterday was the hardest day of my life. I had a still birth at 38 weeks. I always heard of it but never imagined I’ll be part of the statistics.

“Instead of delivering a baby, I get to go home with a memory box… I do not wish this on anyone. I was expecting a weekly checkup, but it turned into something that would be terrifying.

“Given I share my pregnancies in the show I knew I’ll have to post about this and avoid the “ when is your due date “ question. You will always be in our heart baby Mason,”She added.

Tan France, the host of Selling Sunset: The Reunion asked Maya how she was doing.

“Much better, it’s been four and a half months and Mary mentioned earlier that time helps, and I think time does help,”She told him.

“You know, life happens. We film reality, we don’t know how things will happen. I was 38 weeks and apparently it was a freak accident.

“The autopsy report was received about a month before. It was an accident with the cord that mixed with some ingested placenta.”

Maya continued: “But I am doing better. I have my husband who is amazing. My kids are wonderful and keep me going.

“I have work and I’m busy so I don’t have time to sit and cry all day long. I have my moments, we all do, and that’s part of grief.

“That void is still there. I believe part of my healing is having a baby again. I truly hope that I will.” she added as Tan described her as a “superwoman”.

If you have been affected by this story in the UK contact Sands (stillbirth and neonatal death charity) on 0808 164 3332 or email

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