She’s mum to three young boys.
And, Stacey Solomon, 30, took to Instagram on Friday to share sweet snaps of herself and smiling eight-month-old son Rex to celebrate the tiny tot getting a swimming badge.
The TV personality – who raises Zachary, 11, and Leighton, seven, from past relationships and baby Rex with her partner Joe Swash – slipped into an animal print bikini as she balanced her youngest on her knee.
Cute! Stacey Solomon, 30, took to Instagram on Friday to share sweet snaps of herself and smiling eight-month-old son Rex to celebrate the tiny tot getting a swimming badge
Rex looked adorable in a sea-life print all-in-one, with his hand lifted up into the air by his doting mother.
She captioned the adorable photographs: ‘I got my swimming badge mummy.
Before adding: ‘we love watching you grow and grow, learn and get more confident in the water well done pickle we are so proud!
‘Happy Thursday Everyone! Hope you’ve had a lovely day.’
Yay! The TV personality slipped into an animal print bikini as she balanced her youngest on her knee, and lifted his hand up into the air in celebration
Tearful: Stacey broke down on Thursday’s edition of Loose Women as she recalled the pressure she put herself under to breastfeed her son Rex
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Stacey broke down on Thursday’s edition of
The TV personality couldn’t hold back her tears as she detailed her struggle to nurse the infant and the intense ‘pressure’ she put herself under.
The mother-of-three admitted she felt ‘cruel’ persevering when her baby boy lost a pound.
Stacey explained: ‘I was really lucky, I had a healthy birth and healthy baby, I really wanted to breastfeed.
Secret struggle: The TV personality, 30, couldn’t hold back her tears as she detailed her struggle to nurse the infant, now eight months, and the intense ‘pressure’ she put herself under (pictured with baby Rex last year)
‘I felt that I was not doing a good job’: The TV personality admitted she felt ‘cruel’ persevering when her son lost a pound
Stacey continued: ‘I never felt I can’t bottle-feed babies, I bottle-fed my middle child. But I’d romanticised it in my head.
‘Breastfeeding is out there in this positive, warm, glowy breastfeeding light, I fantasised it as this wonderful experience…’
Welling up, Stacey said: ‘He ended up losing a whole pound. looking back now, I almost feel cruel that I carried on trying.’
Family unit: The mother-of-three – who raises Zachary, 11, (bottom left) and Leighton, seven, (top right) from past relationships and Rex (centre) with her partner Joe Swash
‘I don’t know why I put so much pressure on myself. I really struggled with it and I just couldn’t do it. I didn’t know if I was lazy, if I couldn’t take the pain…
‘I was thinking, ‘Why aren’t I just pushing through it and getting there?’ I felt that I was not doing a good job.’
The star was supported by her fellow Loose Women panelists, who listened sympathetically to her story.
Stacey said: ‘He ended up losing a whole pound. looking back now, I almost feel cruel that I carried on trying’ (Rex pictured this month)