Kate Ferdinand is pregnant! Former TOWIE star confirms she is expecting second child with husband Rio – three years after welcoming son Cree
Kate Ferdinand is expecting her second child with former footballer husband Rio, three years after welcoming son Cree.
The former TV personality confirmed the news in an Instagram post on Sunday morning by revealing a prominent baby bump in a short black and white video clip.
Captioning the post, underlined by the Minnie Riperton track Loving You, she wrote: “We prayed for you.”
She’s expecting: Kate Ferdinand is expecting her second child with former footballer husband Rio, three years after welcoming son Cree
The news prompted an inevitable wave of supportive comments from celebrity pals, heavily pregnant Molly-Mae Hague, writing: ‘Congratulations Kate.’
Elsewhere, former TOWIE co-star Billie Shepherd wrote: ‘Congratulations darling’, while Georgia Kousoulou added: ‘Awww so happy for you.’
Former Love Island contestant Montana Brown was also among the well-wishers, posting: ‘Stop it’s amazing! Congratulations.’
Surprise: The former TV personality confirmed the news in an Instagram post on Sunday morning by revealing a prominent baby bump in a short black and white video clip
Congratulations Kate: The news prompted an inevitable wave of supportive comments from famous friends, including a handful of former TOWIE co-stars
Kate, who is also stepmother to her husband’s children Tate, Lorenz and Tia from his first marriage, welcomed son Cree with the footballer in December 2020.
The former TOWIE star has previously opened up about her son’s “traumatic childbirth” after he was born via emergency C-section.
Taking to Instagram shortly after her birth in December 2020, she wrote: ‘Day 11…What a bubble this is…We are so obsessed with our little cry angel.
“I just seem to watch him for hours, see the kids and he is literally what dreams are made of, feeling completely overwhelmed.
‘I wanted to share this with you. This is me… and let me add that this is a much better version of me than the last 10 days.
Proud mother: Kate welcomed son Cree, her first child with husband Rio Ferdinand, in 2020
Blended family: The former TOWIE star is also the stepmother of Rio’s children, Tate, Lorenz and Tia, from his first marriage
She added: “After having an emergency caesarean section and a bit of a traumatic birth, I was completely devastated.
‘The happiness was overwhelming, but so were the tears and the emotions, I felt like I couldn’t do what I had to do with Cree because I wasn’t able to change him or nurture him consistently, which had I feel all kinds of guilt, for Cree, Rio and that I can’t do what I normally do for kids.
“It’s a tourbillon that I just didn’t expect…but at the same time the most perfect tourbillon.”