Stacey Solomon has admitted she’s been ‘a control freak’ about giving birth.
The presenter, 29, told
It came as Stacey also said she’d love to land a ‘dream job’ on The X Factor judging panel, after first rising to fame as a contestant on the show in 2009.
Mum-to-be: Stacey Solomon has admitted she’s been ‘a control freak’ about giving birth, and hasn’t ruled out using pain relief when she welcomes her third child this summer
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Stacey is set to welcome her first child with boyfriend Joe Swash later this year. She is already mum to sons Zachary, 11, and Leighton, seven, from previous relationships.
The star admitted that she hasn’t ruled out using pain relief, as she doesn’t feel the same pressure of other mums to give birth naturally.
She explained: ‘I’ll maybe give gas and air a go but I’m such a control freak I’m super-scared of anything that makes me feel out of control.’
Open: The star told The Mirror she doesn’t feel any pressure to have a natural birth, as she prepares to welcome her first child with boyfriend Joe Swash
The star went onto say she’s ‘apprehensive’ of giving birth for a third time, adding: ‘I remember labour. I’m not one of those people who managed to forget it or block it out.’
While the star had a speedy two-and-a-half hour labour with her second son Leighton, she struggled through a 72-hour ordeal with Zachary.
Stacey has also previously said it won’t be long before she returns to work after giving birth, provided that ‘all her children are happy,’ according to
Throwback: It came as Stacey also said she’d love to land a ‘dream job’ on The X Factor judging panel, after first rising to fame as a contestant on the show in 2009
And after the news that Robbie and Ayda Williams won’t be returning to The X Factor judging panel, Stacey said she’d love to fill a vacant spot alongside Simon Cowell.
‘That would be the ultimate dream job. I loved doing it and love being a part of it, so to be able to mentor and go through that experience again, but with somebody else, would be incredible.’
Stacey has been involved on The X Factor as a correspondent interviewing friends and family, after first competing on the show in 2009.
The star went onto say she thinks the old panel of Simon, Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue and Cheryl should reunite for the new series, which is reportedly set to be split into celebrity and All Stars editions.
Open: The singer has also said she will return to work soon after giving birth, as long as her children are happy