In February, Nikki Phillips joined a long list of celebrities to announce they were expecting.
It was a joyful moment for the model, TV presenter and blogger who, after being diagnosed and treated for stage three cervical cancer in 2009, worried it might never happen for her and her jewellery designer husband, Dane Rumble.
“It’s no Beyonce post,” she joked on Instagram, “but our best adventure yet is on its way.”
‘Baby Phillips Rumble’ is due in early July, and while the excitement of his parents’ pregnancy announcement was palpable, it also masked a lot of heartache and worry going on behind the scenes.
It’s no Beyonce post… but our best adventure yet is on it’s way. Baby Phillips Rumble is due early July and we are beyond excited, slightly terrified but uttlery blessed. We can not wait to meet our little miracle. I’ve always dreamed of being a mother, but never knew it could be… read about our journey in the coming weeks on my blog #19weeks #pregnant #babyphillipsrumble
In a blog post, Phillips has revealed it took two years of trying and three miscarriages before she finally fell pregnant with her little boy.