Stacey Solomon has revealed that she didn’t know she was pregnant for months.
The Loose Women star, 33, announced she is expecting her fifth child with husband Joe Swash earlier this week but had kept it a secret for nearly all of her pregnancy.
She shocked her followers on Friday night when she told how her due date was as soon as next month as she showed off her huge bump in shots with Joe.
Shock: Stacey Solomon has revealed that she didn’t know she was pregnant for months (pictured with husband Joe Swash)
In comments on her pregnancy update, Stacey revealed she didn’t even know she was pregnant until a couple of months in.
She joked with The Apprentice star Luisa Zissman as she hinted that her early pregnancy bump was often mistaken for bloating.
Luisa, 35, commented: ‘Omg how did you not know with a bump that big!! I’ve got the fear – esp after a lady who works for me just dropped an 8lb baby not knowing she was pregnant. Congrats.’
Mystery: The Loose Women star, 33, announced she is expecting her fifth child earlier this week but had kept it a secret for nearly all of her pregnancy
Stacey then replied within the comments: ‘I mean I do know now… but a couple of months ago I looked like I’d had an enormous lunch every every so often.’
Stacey and Joe are parents to Rose, 14 months, and Rex, three, while Stacey also shares son Leighton, 10, with ex-partner Aaron Barham, and eldest Zachery, 14, with Dean Cox.
Joe can be a father to son Harry, 15, who he shares together with his ex-fiancée Emma Sophocleous.
Funny: She joked with The Apprentice star Luisa Zissman as she hinted that her early pregnancy bump was often mistaken for bloating
On Friday night Stacey revealed she is because of give birth next month after checking out she was ‘rather a lot further along’ along with her baby than when ‘you normally tell people’.
The TV personality shared the amazing news on December 28, and has now taken to Instagram to share that this time next month the family will prepare to welcome one other baby to their brood.
She wrote to her 5.4million Instagram followers on Friday: ‘Coming soon… Much earlier than we thought.
‘Once we discovered we still desired to have that first few months you normally would to regulate and get excited and revel in it to ourselves, but that did not leave us with very long left.
Exciting: On Friday night Stacey revealed she is because of give birth next month after checking out she was ‘rather a lot further along’ along with her baby than when ‘you normally tell people’
Great news: The TV personality shared the amazing news on December 28, and on Friday took to Instagram to share that this time next month the family will prepare to welcome the infant
‘So this time next month we can be on the brink of say hello to a complete recent pickle… So grateful.
‘While we had some day without work we thought we higher take some memories before it’s too late.’
Within the comments section, Stacey also seemingly confirmed that she was pregnant at her July wedding as she responded to fan speculation.
She wrote: ‘For those saying you knew after we got married, well you possibly can have tell us Poirot.’
Brood: Within the comments section, Stacey also seemingly confirmed that she was pregnant at her July wedding as she responded to fan speculation
Earlier within the day, Stacey had admitted that she and Joe had discovered they were expecting their third child together ‘way later’ than they’d ‘normally’.
She shared a video spending some quality time along with her other little ones over the Christmas holidays while she and Joe have day without work work and thanking fans for his or her kind words of support.
Chatting with her 5.4million followers on Instagram on Friday afternoon, the mother-of-four said: ‘Hello everyone, I just wanted to come back on here and say thanks for all of your lovely messages.
‘Your comments and every little thing, I have been reading through them, they’re just so nice.
‘Sorry I have been so quiet I’ve just been attempting to spend as much time as possible with this lot,’ as she pans the camera to considered one of her little ones twiddling with a toy.
‘So me and Joe got a few days off for Christmas and Recent Years, and we just attempt to give them a great deal of attention but I just desired to say thanks a lot – you are truthfully so lovely and so kind.
‘We actually discovered way later than we might normally, so we’re rather a lot further along than while you would normally tell people! So we’re really, really nervous and it was an actual surprise but we’re so grateful and really excited for what’s to come back!’
Some fans of the star have said that they suspected she was pregnant for weeks.
Sweet: The TV star captured the moment she revealed the news to her beau, who was overcome with emotion
A few of Stacey’s devoted followers commented underneath her announcement post that they noticed she was wearing baggy sweaters and hiding behind her older children in snaps, possibly to cover her growing tummy.
‘I knew it, the baggy jumpers gave it away, congratulations,’ one fan commented underneath her post.
‘Yeah I called this weeks/couple of months ago,’ one other said.
‘I’m wondering how far gone she is. Remember me saying some time ago I believed she was pregnant,’ one other said.
Sneaky: A few of Stacey’s devoted followers commented underneath her announcement post that they noticed she was wearing baggy sweaters and hiding behind her older children in snaps, possibly to cover her growing tummy
One fan added: ‘I knewwwwee it!!! No idea why because I’m def not psychic but had a sense you were and I’m so pleased for you all x.’
Underneath an image Stacey posted two weeks ago of her and her family playing within the snow, where she seemingly hides her stomach, one fan remarked: ‘Stacey is so pregnant.’
Stacey told her 5.4million followers on Wednesday that it was a ‘huge surprise’ but was delighted to be welcoming ‘one other little pickle’ – her sweet nickname for her children.
Stacey filmed as she called Joe into the toilet to point out him the positive pregnancy test.
Because the shock news sunk in, the previous EastEnders actor, 40, exclaimed ‘You are joking’ before collapsing onto his knees to embrace his wife.
‘That is one of the best news bubba,’ Joe said because the couple cuddled and kissed as they revelled within the joyous news.
Former The X Factor star Stacey captioned the post: ‘So grateful & can’t consider I’m saying this… One other little pickle is on the way in which… A HUGE surprise, but one which we’re so thankful for to the moon & back bub @realjoeswash.’
The couple married in July at their home, dubbed Pickle Cottage, after seven years of dating.
Family: Stacey shares 14-month-old daughter Rose, together with two-year-old son Rex, with Joe, and can be a mum to 13-year old Zach and nine-year-old Leighton