Stacey Solomon’s exciting baby news has been greeted with much enthusiasm among her fans and fellow celebrities alike.
The 31-year-old Loose Women panellist posted the happy news on her Instagram Story on Wednesday evening, before following it with an announcement in a separate with fiance Joe Swash and her three boys beaming with happiness in an accompanying photo, outside their newly decorated Wendy house.
The delightful pic, which is swathed in June sunshine, is captioned with her announcement which followed a number of heartbreaking miscarriages, which the former X Factor star revealed in her initial sharing of the news, earlier in the evening.
Stacey 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.”
Stacey was soon flooded with congratulatory comments, with Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha leading the way.
She shared her relief that Stacey was able to break her news before it leaked, writing: “Phew ! Have been praying it would stay a secret for as long as you wanted !!!! Love you all”
TV presenter Rochelle Humes added: “SO over the moon for you.”
Rochelle’s bandmate in The Saturdays, Mollie King, wrote: “So happy for you!! Huge congratulations!”
Former Love Islanders were strong in their replies, with Cara De La Hoyde the first to reply: “Congratulations to you all”
Molly-Mae Hague added: “Congratulations !!!!! Omg !!!!”
Olivia Bowen wrote: “Congratulations”
Lottie Tomlinson was among many who simply wrote “OMG”, while Vicky Pattison, Charlotte Dawson, Scarlett Moffatt and Lauren Goodger also posted positive messages.
Stacey originally announced her news in a series of posts on her Instagram Story.
She told her followers: “For a really long time we’ve been trying for another pickle… It didn’t work out and this was out 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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Stacey continued to say that her and Joe were upset as they had previously suffered heartbreak but their fortunes began to change.
She wrote: “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 even like to write it).
“But yesterday we went to check what was going on… And we were so grateful to hear an extra heartbeat my tummy…”
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