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Monday 23rd September 2019

Pregnant Stacey Solomon enjoys lavish baby shower

Emotional star "cried with happiness" as she celebrated impending arrival

Pregnant Stacey Solomon celebrated her forthcoming new arrival with a lavish baby shower in her native Essex yesterday.

The Loose Women star, who is set to welcome her first child with boyfriend Joe Swash soon, was surrounded by family and famous friends at the bash, held in the sunshine at Woolston Manor Golf Course & Country Club.

Stacey looked stunning in a floor-length dress as she posed in front of a flower wall (Credit: Instagram)

Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown and former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts were among the star guests who partied poolside.

Stacey's adorable son Leighton, seven, was also on hand to pamper his mum, with Stacey uploading a shot of her youngest kissing her bump.

Captioning the snap, she said: "I think this is my favourite picture ever."

Leighton gives his mum's baby bump a kiss (Credit: Instagram)

Stacey, who revealed she was feeling "on top of the world", is also mum to 11-year-old Zachary.

"I am so privileged to have such an incredible family and friends. I will be forever grateful for the memories from today," she said.

I am so privileged to have such an incredible family and friends. I will be forever grateful for the memories from today.

Warning her Instagram followers that a lot of "baby shower spam" was to come, Stacey – who looked sensational in a floor-length lace Nadine Merabi off-the-shoulder dress – gave her fans a glimpse of her special day.

The baby shower took place poolside in the Essex sunshine (Credit: Instagram)

Taking place in the hotel's stunning grounds, guests posed for photographs by a beautiful blue and white flower wall, enjoyed music from a live saxophonist and enjoyed sweet treats including cake pops, baby-themed cookies and cupcakes.

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Stacey recently revealed she knows the gender of her unborn baby, so could the predominately blue decorations at her baby shower hint that she and Joe are expecting a boy?

Could Stacey's predominantly blue sweet treats and balloons offer a clue as to the gender of her baby? (Credit: Instagram)

Revealing she was "so overwhelmed" by her day and was "crying with happiness", Stacey revealed: "I can't even begin to decide what a wonderful day I've had. Thank you to everyone who made my baby shower so special!"

She added: "I am such a lucky lady. Love you all to the moon and back! Me and bump are in our element!"

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Later the loveable star thanked her Instagram followers for their "lovely comments". She said: "Feeling spoilt rotten. Love u all."

Reminiscing the following morning, Stacey uploaded a shot of herself smiling, telling her Instagram followers: "Mornnniinngg! Still beaming from yesterday [heart eye emoji]."

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