Leigh-Anne Pinnock shows off bump in bikini as she shares pregnancy struggles

Leigh-Anne Pinnock revealed how she is coping with her first pregnancy over the weekend.

Heavily pregnant, the Little Mix star opened up about how she is experiencing swollen hands and feet.

On Sunday, the 29-year-old mum-to-be posted a beautiful photo on Instagram as she was seen sitting beneath the sunshine in a garden with her bump between her hands, Leigh-Anne looked down and smiled sweetly.

Wearing shorts and a cropped top, Leigh-Anne gazed at her very large bump.

Glowing and appearing incredibly healthy and happy, Leigh-Anne opened up to her fans and followers, captioning the post:

“Time to give my body some credit … this is the hardest thing I have EVER done, I have struggled these past few weeks,’

She went on to describe the ways her body is reacting to being heavily pregnant.

Leigh-Anne said: “Swollen hands and feet, bruised ribs and then chuck in a whole heap of hormones to the mix. But then I think about what’s actually going on inside this belly and I’m mind blown… creating life… I am so proud of how far I’ve come and so grateful for this blessing.”

Opening up to 6.9 million people meant she got a flurry of support beneath the photo.

One fan typed: “THAT BABY WILL BE SO LUCKY TO HAVE LEIGH ANNE AND ANDRÉ AS PARENTS”

Another said: “You are doing such an amazing job and we all already know you’re going to be the most amazing mumma! You really are glowing and my heart is bursting for you”

While a mass of high-profiled stars joined the chorus of supportive comments.

TV presenter Rochelle Humes, wrote: “Incredible”

While Fleur East replied: ‘Woooo! Beautiful’

The Little Mix star is expecting her first child with fiancé Andre Gray.

The happy couple announced the news with a lavish photoshoot in May.

The singer is currently relaxing ahead of the birth, while she no doubt prepares to enter motherhood.

The news came as her band mate and close friend, Perrie Edwards, also announced her pregnancy.

Also pregnant with her first child, the pair revealed how they found out they were both expecting at the same time.

‘We were on a work Zoom and we were chatting about things that were coming up in our schedule because in Little Mix we are blocked out two years in advance,’ Perrie revealed in a TikTok interview.

‘I was thinking, I won’t be able to do that. I messaged my manager and she called me and said, “You’re pregnant”. ‘I was like, “How do you know?” And she said, “Because I am pregnant”. Then she said, “Can I add someone to the call?”

‘I just heard this voice that said, “Perrie! You too!” And then we just cried our eyes out. What timing! It wasn’t planned.’

Fans were overjoyed at the news that the pair would be expecting their first-borns at the same time.

Leigh-Anne shot to fame after being put in Little Mix, the girl group which ended up winning The X Factor in 2011.

The band has remained together ever since, with former band mate Jesy Nelson leaving earlier this year.

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