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Monday 17th June 2019

Fans offer advice as Corrie's Brooke Vincent reveals pregnancy struggle

She's expecting her first child

Pregnant Brooke Vincent has revealed she's struggling to find decent maternity clothes.

The Coronation Street actress announced she was expecting her first child with her boyfriend Kean Bryan last week.

Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Brooke told her fans that she didn't realise how "rubbish" maternity clothes are until she fell pregnant.

Read more: Corrie’s Brooke Vincent announces she’s expecting first child with boyfriend

She wrote: "Things you don’t realise before you’re pregnant. 1. How rubbish maternity clothing is."

Fans were quick to offer the actress advice.

One person responded: "I just sized up in normal clothes! Just get a decent pair of maternity jeans! But the rest just size up until you’re in third trimester & live in dresses hun!"

Another wrote: "Totally agree!! I just bought normal clothes just bigger sizes in the end."

"Just buy normal clothes in a bigger size. Elasticated waist stuff, floaty tops that kind of thing," a third tweeted.

Brooke said she's struggling to find maternity clothes (Credit: APFP3 / SplashNews.com)

It comes after Brooke revealed she was pregnant.

The star said she was "beside" herself with "happiness" about becoming a mum for the first time.

The 26-year-old, who plays Sophie Webster in the soap, also revealed she thought she may never fall pregnant.

Things you don't realise before you’re pregnant. How rubbish maternity clothing is.

Brooke, who is in her second trimester, told OK! magazine: "I always worried it wouldn’t happen for me - I’m beside myself with happiness.

"I’ve been playing songs to the bump and sometimes I sit and cry about how much I love my baby! I’ve always wanted to be a mum, so I’m really excited."

Brooke and Kean won't find out their baby's gender (Credit: Instagram)

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The actress, who has been dating 22-year-old Kean for three years, added that she believes their baby will create an "extra bond" between them.

Brooke admitted that they got a surprise when she took a pregnancy test and discovered she was five weeks pregnant.

She added: "We’re both each other’s biggest fans and having a baby together will add an extra bond. Kean brings out the best in me and it makes me so excited that we’re on this journey together."

Brooke also said they are not planning on finding out their baby's gender.

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