In a candid Q+A, Molly-Mae Hague, a pregnant woman, admitted that she struggled in her first and second trimesters.
The Love Island The alum is six months pregnant and expecting her first child with Tommy Fury, a boxer she first teamed up with in the 2019 series.
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However, it’s been far from an easy journey, and while there have been highs – like the gender reveal that confirmed they were having a girl and the elaborate pregnancy announcement – there have also been lows, with her hormones leaving her “crying literally every single day” and feeling down.
Hague confirmed her news on September 25th, and since then has kept fans up to date via social media.
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In her most recent – a YouTube Q+A about her first two trimesters of pregnancy – the 23-year-old admitted she became highly emotional during the early stages, which left her struggling coming to terms with her impending arrival as a result.
“I experienced extreme emotions for up to seven weeks. So, from the time I discovered that it was seven to eight weeks, I was so very emotional. I cried every day.
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“Emotions were very high and I felt sad a lot – which was very weird because all our dreams had come true,” she said.
“I had fallen pregnant, I was so, so happy but I couldn’t feel that happiness yet. Up until eight weeks, I felt quite sad, which I didn’t expect.”
She also said that she found it difficult to satisfy her cravings, adding: “The hunger was unlike anything else I have ever, ever experienced.”
“I knew that pregnant women ‘eat for two’ and you experience hunger, but I didn’t realise it was a clinical, medical thing.”
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The couple’s baby will be due in 2023. Love Island couples.
Season two winners Cara de la Hoyde (Nathan Massey) now have two children, while Olivia Bowen and Alex Bowen will be welcoming their first son in June 2022.
Jess and Dom Lever, another couple who are a success in the 2017 series, have a baby boy together. He was born in December 2019.
Season three stars Jamie Jewitt, Camilla Thurlow, and their second child, were also married this year.
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