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YELLOWJACKETS Lastly Reveals What Occurred to Shauna’s Child

YELLOWJACKETS Lastly Reveals What Occurred to Shauna’s Child


Spoiler Alert

Yellowjackets episode 5 ended with a second many followers have been ready for: the start of Shauna’s child. Her baby with Jeff has been the middle of celebrations, arguments, and fears among the many wilderness crew. How would they hold a baby alive after they have been on the point of hunger? What occurs if Shauna has start problems? They’d many questions on their teenage minds, certainly. In episode six, the crew (and us, the viewers) lastly get a solution to one of many present’s largest questions. What occurs to Shauna’s child in Yellowjackets? Right here’s what goes down throughout her labor. 

Shauna stands in the snowy wildnerness near a tree in Yellowjackets while pregnant with her baby
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Earlier than we go into the wilderness, the present seems to be again a couple of months to their regular teenage lives. Apparently, Shauna, Tai, Misty, Van, and Jeff are all in a well being class collectively watching a video about being pregnant and childbirth. Jeff passes Shauna a notice commenting on their, ahem, research session earlier than she walks out of the classroom. This appears to be not too lengthy earlier than the airplane crash, so it is extremely probably that Shauna is already pregnant and doesn’t realize it but.

Then, we’re again to the motion as everybody panics round Shauna’s labor. Shauna realizes that one thing feels off whereas Akilah tries to step into Misty’s place because the makeshift midwife. Issues get very bloody and the group discovers that the placenta is popping out first however they attempt to hold poor Shauna calm by way of the method. Issues go darkish from Shauna’s perspective earlier than she regains consciousness with Misty handing her a child boy. That is fascinating contemplating how Lottie referred to the newborn as “him” in earlier episodes.

We observe Shauna’s early days of motherhood as she struggles to get the newborn to latch on and breastfeed, fearful that her physique isn’t producing milk. She talks to her child, saying that she can not wait to see him develop up and saying that it’s her and him towards the entire world earlier than lastly breastfeeding him efficiently. Issues take a darkish flip when she wakes up and finds that her buddies are consuming the newborn. Fortunately, it is a dream… however it’s not the one factor that isn’t actual.

yellowjackets baby blanket

It seems that every thing with Shauna’s child occurred in her thoughts, as we see her come again into consciousness. Your complete Yellowjackets group seems to be shaken and forlorn as they inform Shauna that her child died at start. She is distraught and retains asking why nobody else can hear him crying. 

It’s a actually unhappy but not stunning destiny for this baby. We knew that Shauna’s daughter isn’t sufficiently old to be the wilderness child and she or he didn’t seem to have another residing youngsters. And, with the group barely getting sufficient sustenance, it will have been very arduous for Shauna to have the ability to produce breast milk to feed him. We already know that the group won’t eat Shauna’s child however they must bury his stays finally. Everybody will even should cope with this traumatic scenario. It may ship Shauna right into a darkish psychological place as soon as once more or maybe shake the religion of Lottie and her followers who believed the wilderness would shield Shauna’s child.

This case additionally brings up a query about Shauna’s diary, which Jeff has presumably learn in its entirety. Did she put something about her being pregnant in it? Does Jeff know that Shauna gave start to their stillborn son within the wilderness? Maybe we are going to study extra about this in grownup Shauna’s life. For now, the wilderness group must course of this heartbreaking loss whereas nonetheless attempting to outlive.



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