Stacey Solomon praised for sharing bikini photo after taking baby Rex swimming

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  • X-Factor star and mum-of-three Stacey Solomon is known for her honesty, and she recently opened up to fans about two struggles we’re sure many mums can relate to.

    Stacey and Joe Swash’s baby Rex attended his first swimming lesson, with Stacey sharing a lovely photograph of the pair at the pool.

    And Stacey smiled proudly as she held Rex, who was wearing an adorable onesie for swimming.

    Stacey can also be seen wearing a bikini in the photo, with many mums in the comment praising her for the ‘natural’ photo.

    Her caption read: ‘My little water baby 👶🏻 Rex has his first swimming lesson today and he loved it (thank goodness because I was panicking the whole time🤦🏼♀)’

    She added: ‘I’ve got to admit the bit where they ask you to dunk them in the water sent me over the edge with fear but he didn’t mind it at all! We worry for them don’t we? The fear is never ending 😂’

    Many fans commented to praise Stacey on sharing her real ‘mummy bod’, with one writing: ‘You look beautiful and thank you for making my mummy tummy isn’t as gross as I feel’

    Another added: ‘What a natural photo ……. beautiful inside and out’

    One fan even praised Stacey for helping to make motherhood ‘easier’, saying: ‘You honestly make being a mum so much easier for me this time round ♥️ our babies are a similar age and I look forward to your posts so much thank you’.

    Recently, Stacey Solomon also opened up on her Instagram stories about how her mental health was before and after the birth of Zachary 11 years ago.

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    Speaking about her experience with pre and postnatal depression, Stacey honestly said: ‘11 years ago when I had Zachary I really really struggled with my mental health and how I felt afterwards. I think through all of my pregnancies I’ve definitely not felt the way that I thought I was going to feel.

    ‘The advice and the support and the services that I’ve received has changed so much from Zachary to Leighton to Rex, it’s got so much better and I think that’s mostly down to charities, organisations and people raising awareness to post and prenatal depression.’

    The star revealed that she’d partnered with charity Seven Seventeen to create a candle where funds would go straight to their charity, to support those with mental health. She emotionally revealed it had sold out in just half an hour.

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    ⚡️SOLD OUT!⚡️WOW, well that was quick! THANK YOU to everyone who’s ordered & supported @pandas_uk. For those of you that missed out, please sign up on the product page of our site to be notified when back in stock, new pour on the way! 🙌🏻❤️ It’s here! Our Limited Edition Super Mama candle in collaboration with the awesome @staceysolomon & with 100% OF PROFITS going straight to pre and postnatal depression charity @pandas_uk! 🙌🏼 👊🏼 In lush lavender and sandalwood, this one is for all the mums that could do with the reminder that they’re doing just great because… ‘As a mum you will ask yourself on a regular basis whether you’re doing enough and whether you are good enough. The answer is you are always enough, no matter what.’ says Stacey. We are in love with the candle’s calming aroma that was inspired by a stroll around a lavender field Stacey took shortly after her son Rex was born… ‘I remember walking around like a zombie and trying to breathe in the soothing smell as much as possible!’ she says. ‘Now whenever I smell lavender it reminds me of how anxious I was then and how much better I feel now.’ We have a limited pour of just 250 of these #moodboosting beauties hitting the site right about now and at £16 (with a 30-hr burn time) they’re just the thing to treat you or a mum you love – and all while supporting an amazing cause! 💜 What’s more we’re offering FREE SHIPPING when you spend over £35 all week 🙌🏼

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    ‘I honestly cannot believe it. You have no idea what this means to so many people. I’m having a cry on the toilet @sevenseventeenuk are replenishing stock as we speak so I’ll let you know as soon as they come in and you can buy them again.

    ‘I love you all, the power of coming together to support each other and look out for mammas everywhere is incredible. I can’t thank you enough. Bring on the restock’, she said.