STACEY Solomon has bravely revealed she had “a few miscarriages” in a year as she opened up about her devastating losses before falling pregnant.
The TV presenter, 31, announced the happy news she was expecting her fourth child last night.
Today fans have been asking all sorts of questions about her pregnancy in an Instagram Q&A.
Stacey has revealed that she’s postponed her wedding, has given a sneak peek of the baby’s nursery and admitted she’s “100% going to find out” the gender of her unborn child.
One of her followers took the time to thank her for being so open and honest about her struggles with falling pregnant.
The fan wrote: “Thank you for sharing about your previous loses. I’ve been through it too and you’re giving me hope.”
Stacey with her three boys Leighton, Zachary and Rex[/caption]
Stacey replied: “So many of you messaging this.. It’s so comforting in one way because knowing so many people have had similar experiences somehow makes you feel less alone…
“But it’s also sad because, you know that nothing you say or do will take away from how exhausting and heartbreaking those experiences are.
“Thinking of you all and I’m feeling so so grateful.”
The mum-of-three explained that it wasn’t the first time it had happened.
Stacey added: “We’ve experienced it a few times in the last year and a bit and it’s such a sinking feeling. (a year isn’t a long time when I read so many others experiences).
“So many of you have been trying for years and years. Keep going if you can and you want to.
“But honestly it’s heartbreaking. Love you all to the moon and back.”
Stacey shared her happy news alongside a picture with her three sons and fiance Joe Swash – and a scan of the new arrival.
The Loose Women star revealed they had been trying “for a long time” and shared a letter, which stated she had suffered a miscarriages.
Alongside the stunning family snap, wrote: “We are growing another pickle. We’ve never felt so grateful… I have no words.
“We didn’t think we would get the chance. We love you all to the moon and back. Lots of love From Me, Joe, Harry, Zach, Leighton, Rex, and our little pickle.”
She also posted a series of clips on her Instagram stories – sharing her journey to get pregnant with her fans, including her tragic losses.
They will all soon become a family of six[/caption]
The former X Factor star started: “Sorry I have been so quiet but we have something we are so excited to share with you I feel so nervous for so many reasons.”
The next clip was a black and white video of a negative pregnancy test alongside a floral teddy bear.
Stacey wrote: “For a really long time we’ve been trying for another pickle. It didn’t work out and this was our news quite a few times.
“We decided we were so lucky already to have our boys. It is our biggest privilege in life and we are so grateful to be parents so we stopped trying and counted ourselves so so so blessed already.”
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She then showed a letter confirming her pregnancy, as she continued: “For a while now I’ve felt so yuck and even though I thought about what it felt like I didn’t even want to go and check at first because well, just because you know (I don’t like to write it).
“But yesterday we went to check what was going on. And we were so grateful to hear an extra heartbeat in my tummy. We honestly couldn’t believe it.”
Stacey shares her youngest son Rex, two, with fiance Joe, who have been together since 2015.
She is also mum to Zachary, 12, and Leighton, eight.
EastEnders star Joe is also dad to Harry from a previous relationship.