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Cara Kilbey is pregnant! TOWIE star announces she’s expecting baby after ruptured ectopic pregnancy

Cara Kilbey has made the happy announcement that she is pregnant with her third child, eight months after undergoing surgery for a ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

The former TOWIE star, 34, took to Instagram to reveal she is currently six months along, with a snap of her in a white unbuttoned shirt and black underwear, showing off her blossoming baby bump.

Alongside it she wrote: ‘6 Months Baby. Baby Harris Due in May’.

Baby joy: Cara Kilbey has made the happy announcement that she is pregnant with her third child, only eight months after undergoing surgery for a ruptured ectopic pregnancy 

Happy news: Alongside it she wrote: '6 Months Baby. Baby Harris Due in May'.

Happy news: Alongside it she wrote: ‘6 Months Baby. Baby Harris Due in May’.

Her comments section was flooded with comments from her ex co-stars, wishing her congratulations on her happy news.

Ferne McCann wrote: ‘Oh wow darling congratulations you look amazing’, while Jess Wright commented: ‘Congratulations lovely’ with a string of heart emojis.

It comes after in May 2021, Cara revealed that she had to have one of her fallopian tubes removed via keyhole surgery after suffering a ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

Congratulations! Her comments section was flooded with comments from her ex co-stars, wishing her congratulations on her happy news

Congratulations! Her comments section was flooded with comments from her ex co-stars, wishing her congratulations on her happy news

Candid: It comes after in May 2021, Cara revealed that she had to have one of her fallopian tubes removed via keyhole surgery after suffering a ruptured ectopic pregnancy

Candid: It comes after in May 2021, Cara revealed that she had to have one of her fallopian tubes removed via keyhole surgery after suffering a ruptured ectopic pregnancy

Updating her fans on why she’d been quiet on social media, the mother-of-two candidly detailed her recent health woes, starting: ‘I’ve been quiet on Instagram recently… 

‘Last month I found out I had an ectopic pregnancy that had ruptured and caused an internal bleed, so was rushed into theatre for an emergency op.

‘Now I’m back again, but this time with kidney stones… Think I’m overdue a holiday.’

An ectopic pregnancy happens when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.

'I was rushed into theatre': Updating her fans on why she'd been quiet on social media, the mother-of-two candidly detailed her recent health woes, starting: 'I've been quiet on Instagram recently…'

‘I was rushed into theatre’: Updating her fans on why she’d been quiet on social media, the mother-of-two candidly detailed her recent health woes, starting: ‘I’ve been quiet on Instagram recently…’

A ruptured fallopian tube is very serious and surgery to repair it needs to be carried out as quickly as possible, according to the NHS.

WHAT IS AN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY?

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.

The fallopian tubes are the tubes connecting the ovaries to the womb. If an egg gets stuck in them, it won’t develop into a baby and your health may be at risk if the pregnancy continues.

Unfortunately, it’s not possible to save the pregnancy. It usually has to be removed using medicine or an operation.

In the UK, around 1 in every 80-90 pregnancies is ectopic. This is around 12,000 pregnancies a year.

Source: NHS Choices

Cara has left reality TV behind her.

She now runs a pre loved designer good business, often sharing branded items to Instagram at discounted prices.

And after leaving the show, Cara met her boyfriend Daniel Harris in 2014 and in 2015 she suffered a miscarriage when she was five months pregnant.

The couple now have two children, daughter Penelope Blu and son Hunter, with their little boy being born after Daniel served time in prison.

Daniel was accused of masterminding a drugs empire, but was cleared of drugs charges and instead found guilty of stashing £116,000 in ill-gotten gains in 2017.

Cara had been patiently waiting while her partner languished in jail, shortly after the birth of Penelope, who she brought to visit him one to two times a week.

Daniel was accused of making ‘vast profits’ by sending drug couriers on mopeds disguised as trainee cab drivers around central London over three-and-a-half years.

They announced they were expecting Hunter in June 2017, just two months after Daniel was released.

Doting mama: Cara is mum to daughter Penelope and son Hunter (pictured together)

Doting mama: Cara is mum to daughter Penelope and son Hunter (pictured together)

The couple met while Harris was living out in Spain with his father and she was on holiday there. They returned to the UK in September 2015 when she fell pregnant.

It was previously reported that other men, some of whom were his friends, went on to plead guilty to their part in the plots and have been jailed for more than 68 years.

Cara still shares snaps of her beau and their children, with her last posting a lovely image of Daniel and Penelope in the sea to mark his birthday in March.

Couple: She shares her children with beau Daniel Harris who was jailed in 2017 after being found guilty of stashing £116,000 in ill-gotten gains

Couple: She shares her children with beau Daniel Harris who was jailed in 2017 after being found guilty of stashing £116,000 in ill-gotten gains

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