Helen Flanagan shares new pic at eight months pregnant mark

She will start her maternity leave from Corrie on Friday

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Helen Flanagan has shared a picture of her baby bump at eight months pregnant as she prepares for her second child with partner Scott Sinclair.

In the image shared on Instagram, the Coronation Street star is pictured from the front with her blossoming stomach underneath a blue checked maternity top from Isabella Oliver.

Helen shared this snap of Instagram at eight months pregnant (Credit: Instagram)

She simple captioned the picture, “8 months” with a pregnant woman emoji and a blue and pink heart to illustrate they don’t know the sex.

Her followers couldn’t get over how well she looked while heavily pregnant.

“You look glowing!!” one told her, while a second said she looked “blooming lovely.”

“You make pregnancy look flawless. A far cry from my preggo days lol,” said another.

The actress, pictured with her daughter Matilda, said she “loves being a mum more than anything” (Credit: Instagram)

A third agreed, writing: “You look amazing! I’m 35 weeks tomorrow with my second baby boy and no way do I look as good as you!”

Helen, 27, and footballer Scott, 29, already have a daughter, Matilda, two.

The actress has shared numerous pictures with her little girl recently, including taking her on a trip to the zoo.

In one photo, where the pair are seen at the shops, Helen wrote: “Love being a mama more than anything.”

Helen and Scott are delighted to be expecting a brother or sister for Matilda but the pregnancy wasn’t planned (Credit: Instagram)

Helen will start her maternity leave at the end of the week after filming her final scenes at Corrie as Rosie Webster.

Sally Dynevor, who plays her on-screen mum, told Lorraine on Tuesday how much she is going to miss her.

“I will miss her so much, she’s such a treasure,” she said. “We cried so much the other day. She’s still got a scene to do on Friday but I am going to miss her, she’s such a little sweetie.”

Sally Dynevor, who plays Helen’s on-screen mum, said she’ll miss her after she starts maternity leave on Friday (Credit: Instagram/ITV)

On Monday, Helen told the Loose Women her exit scenes will be “hilarious”.

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She said: “I’m going out in very much a Rosie style – the storyline is hilarious. But I have enjoyed that about my character, doing comedy has been great.”

Helen said the crew have done a good job hiding her baby bump in her exit scenes (Credit: Instagram)

She added that she’s sure the crew will be happy to see the back of her baby bump since it often disrupted filming.

“The crew will say ‘oh sorry, we have got to go again because we can see too much of the baby bump’ but there is only so much you can do to hide it! They do a good job,” she said.

Helen has said she hopes to return to Corrie but for now she’s looking forward to being a mum again, even if her second baby wasn’t planned.

The soap star is looking forward to welcoming a sibling for Matilda (Credit: Instagram)

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“It was a surprise – I’d just gone back to Coronation Street and I was really enjoying that, but obviously it’s a blessing and I feel really lucky to be expecting another baby, but it wasn’t in the plan,” she said.

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