Strictly Come Dancing’s Gemma Atkinson opens up on “ruddy arduous” being pregnant after sharing her and Gorka Marquez’s child information

Former Hollyoaks and Emmerdale star Gemma Atkinson has opened up about how she is coping together with her being pregnant.

Just the opposite day, the actress revealed that her and her accomplice, Strictly Come Dancing skilled Gorka Marquez, had been expecting their first child together.

In a sequence of movies on her Instagram Story, Gemma defined that she was nonetheless maintaining together with her health, though she has needed to change her regime.

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"The first few weeks I couldn’t actually do something as a result of I didn’t really feel very properly, so I simply listened to my physique," she stated.

"The most important factor is my meals. I need to eat extra nutritious stuff than earlier than, as a result of I am conscious it ain't about me anymore. I’m only a sort of provider of this little being that I must hold wholesome. It’s bizarre the way it switches you up mentally.

"It is hard although. I take my hat off to ladies who've executed this greater than as soon as. Because it is ruddy arduous at occasions! But I’m loving it."

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While Gemma says there are some days that she sticks to the great previous inexperienced juice, there are different days the place she suffers from morning illness and simply needs to eat pasta and bread smothered in Lurpak.

Gemma and Gorka got together after the 2017 series of Strictly, and revealed in December that they had been moving in together in Manchester.

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