Pregnant EastEnders star Louisa Lytton gives a glimpse of her baby bump as her fiancé Ben Bhanvra paints the nursery
She is expecting her first child with Ben Bhanvra in September.
Yet Louisa Lytton showed no signs of slowing down as she approached her due date as she shared a picture doing some DIY on Saturday.
Flashing her burgeoning baby bump, the mother-to-be, 32, beamed as Ben painted the nursery a calming shade of white.
Nursery pending: Pregnant EastEnders star Louisa Lytton gave a glimpse of her baby bump on Instagram on Monday as her fiancé Ben Bhanvra painted the nursery
Louisa revealed she’d thrown herself into the action as she sported a splatter of paint on her forehead while taking a short break on the floor.
She captioned the snap: ‘Nursery pending’.
The work was still ongoing by Monday, as she shared more snaps back in the nursery to slap on a second coat of paint.
Louisa revealed earlier his month that she struggled both mentally and physically during the early stages of pregnancy.
Hard at work: The work was still ongoing by Monday, as she shared more snaps back in the nursery to slap on a second coat of paint
The actress told The Mirror: ‘The first 12 weeks were tricky. It was a whirlwind of worry, panic and sickness. ‘
She continued: ‘I was sick in the morning and nauseous all day. The only thing that would stop me feeling sick was eating!’
Louisa also spoke out about her decision to cancel her wedding to fiancé Ben, citing the pandemic and her pregnancy as a factor.
She explained: ‘We’d already postponed it twice by then and I didn’t want to put off having children any longer.
‘I’ve always wanted to get married first before having children for tradition, but sometimes things are taken out of your hands.’
Speaking to OK! Magazine in May, Louisa told how the pair had already been forced to cancel the ceremony twice thanks to the pandemic so now they are waiting until they are ‘ready’.
She said: ‘We’ve cancelled the wedding altogether now. We’ve decided to scrap the whole thing and start again with our plans.
‘We’re going to have the baby and focus on that and then get married once we’re ready.’
She revealed her co-stars Lacey Turner, who plays Stacey Slater, and James Bye, who plays Martin Fowler, were the first people on the EastEnders set she told she was set to become a mother.
Lacey is a mother-of-two and has already given Louisa some advice on becoming a mum with the actress saying Lacey has ‘really helped me’.
Happy couple: Louisa decided to cancel her wedding to fiancé Ben, citing the pandemic and her pregnancy as a factor. The pair revealed in March that they were expecting