Zoe Williams has announced she’s expecting her first child with her boyfriend Stuart McKay.
In a new interview, the This Morning doctor, 40, has hailed pregnancy ‘magical’ and admitted she was considering trying to conceive via a sperm donor before she met her partner.
The former Gladiators star, who previously revealed she froze her eggs in 2018, explained: ‘Having my scan was just the most amazing thing. It’s so magical, the wonder of seeing this little life that’s growing inside you.’
Parents-to-be! Zoe Williams has announced she’s expecting her first child with her boyfriend Stuart McKay in a new interview
On reaching her goals, the GP said in this week’s
‘As a doctor none of this is new to me, but when you’re the patient the experience is the same as for anyone else.’
The media personality went on to reflect on the early stages of her relationship with senior recruitment consultant Stuart, who she met at a bar in Portugal in September 2019.
The TV star recalled: ‘As Stuart and I got to know each other it almost felt disingenuous and wrong not to talk about this thing that, in the months leading up to that, had been a really big part of my life.
‘It’s magical!’ In a new interview, the This Morning doctor, 40, admitted she was considering trying to conceive via a sperm donor before she met her partner
Best known for: The media personality previously starred as Amazon in Sky One’s revival of Gladiators in 2008 (pictured)
‘If I could go back two years and speak to myself and say that by January 2021 you will have met the love of your life, be pregnant and you’ll have spent most of the year in lockdown I would have said you are having a laugh.’
Zoe added that she made her motherhood plans clear to her partner of over a year on their ‘third or fourth date’.
The former Amazon character previously confessed she wishes she would have frozen her eggs sooner.
‘I’m in a fortunate position that I have the choice. It’s a lot of money so it comes at a sacrifice, but so many women just don’t even have that choice.
‘We’re not talking about women who are the lowest earners, we’re taking about the majority of women who may have to resort to taking out loans to do this.’
Out now! Read the full interview in Hello! magazine, out now
Despite opting for the fertility treatment, which can cost up to £8,000 in the UK, women can still conceive naturally.
Last December, the healthcare professional revealed she had a bowel cancer scare earlier in the year, and battled coronavirus in March.
The Real Full Monty star explained how she visited her GP and had ‘unpleasant’ tests after ‘putting off’ the changes she noticed in her habits.
The panellist shared how she first detected a switch in her bowel pattern as she said: ‘I had a bowel cancer scare myself this year but I’m fine. I put it off for a while. My bowel habits changed.
‘On one occasion I had blood in the stool so rang my GP and had tests, which weren’t pleasant. My grandmother and my auntie both died of bowel cancer.’
Read the full interview in
‘I put off the tests for a while’: Last December, the healthcare professional revealed she had a bowel cancer scare earlier in the year, and battled coronavirus in March