Australian actress Ada Nicodemou has lost her second child.

The Home & Away star, who announced she was pregnant in March (14), has revealed her son Harrison was "delivered stillborn" on Thursday (07Aug14).

The boy was a baby brother for the actress' son Johnas, who turns two later this month (Aug14).

A statement issued on behalf of Nicodemou and her husband Chrys Xipolitos reads: "It is with great sadness that we need to share some news with you. Our baby boy Harrison was delivered stillborn on Thursday 7 August 2014. We appreciate your love and support as we mourn the loss of our precious son.

"We understand we have lived some of our lives in the public eye. But we respectfully ask for privacy at this difficult and extremely painful time so we can grieve and heal."