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Baby on board! Jack Stirrup is expecting his first child with girlfriend Kelly Hidge, The Daily Dish has confirmed.
The Below Deck Mediterranean deckhand's girlfriend first announced the happy news on Instagram on October 27 in a post that featured a photo of the expectant mom showing off her baby bump for the first time. However, Kelly, who works as a fashion stylist, noted she was initially a little hesitant to share her news with the world.
"Chapter 1. I have been so skeptical about showcasing my bump and I to the world; on our little journey; mainly because I didn’t want to be placed into the 'incapable' bracket: incapable of still having fun, incapable of doing normal day to day things, and most importantly of being incapable to work," she wrote. "I have worked so hard to establish myself in this competitive industry, and give 150% into whatever I do, so the anxiety I’ve had over not being booked for a job because of the perception of what being pregnant entails has left me worried, as working really is my happy place and what I will continue to do until I physically have to be bed bound. This may sound ridiculous, and maybe it’s more my thoughts running away with me, but I wanted to air it; as perhaps I’m not the only one who has felt or feels this way."
But ultimately, Kelly said she can't wait to start a family with Jack. "So f--k it, here I am ready to take on the world with my growing little human, and amazing boyfriend by my side...who I couldn’t of done it without," she gushed on Instagram.
Kelly later thanked her followers for all of their support since she shared her pregnancy news. "Thank you for all your lovely messages, I really did read each and every single one," she shared in a post on October 28 that featured another photo of her gorgeous baby bump. "Isn’t it nice that people you’ve met even just once or twice can say such thoughtful lovely things, along with all the rest of the Insta world who are just good eggs...and [obviously] love to all my main ones."
Check out some fun times with Jack in the Below Deck Mediterranean Season 4 After Show, below.
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