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Kate Chastain Is Pregnant(!) and She's "Already Planning So Many Birthday Theme Parties"

The former Below Deck chief stew shared the exciting news with an adorable baby bump seflie. 

By Jocelyn Vena

Get your preference sheets ready for this big news from Below Deck alum Kate Chastain. The former chief stew took to Instagram on Tuesday, December 13 to reveal that she is pregnant and announced her pregnancy with a very telling photo. She shared the happy news about her next chapter alongside a baby bump selfie, writing, "I’m already planning so many birthday theme parties for you."

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The news was quickly met with love and support from members all across the Bravo family. Below Deck's Alli Dore and Colin Macy-O'Toole, as well as other Bravolebs including, Madison LeCroy, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Tamra Judge, Gizelle Bryant, and more all posted messages for Kate in her comments.

Per PEOPLE, her little one is due May 2023. "I am absolutely thrilled to become a mother," she told the publication. "It's something I've always hoped for so this is truly a dream come true!"

She added that "this is such a new and special experience, so I'm really being protective of what I share publicly" but noted that "there's just no hiding my baby bump any longer!"

In case you missed it, Kate shared some updates on her dating life when she was on hand at BravoCon 2022 when she was enlisted to interview Bravolebs for At the time, she revealed that she was single.

BTW, Kate will soon be back on your small screen in a new Peacock reality competition series The Traitors. The Alan Cumming–hosted series, which premieres on January 12, features 18 contestants coming together in a remote Scottish Highlands castle to complete a series of challenges with the objective of earning a cash prize.

Kate is just one of the Bravolebs competing, including The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Brandi GlanvilleWinter House’s Kyle Cooke, and Shahs of Sunset’s Reza Farahan.

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