Lucy, 27, is suffering from Braxton-Hicks contractions as she prepares to welcome her first child with soccer player boyfriend Ryan Ledson. and even put out a plea for help from fans on her Instagram story.
Lucy asked her 535,000 followers:
Instead of sharing a snap of herself, she uploaded an image of her dog to accompany her question.
Braxton hicks are normal during pregnancy and are contractions that can be felt during pregnancy, especially near the end of the pregnancy, according to the NHS.
They are caused by muscle tension in the uterus.
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They’re perfectly normal, but if the pattern occurs more regularly, it could be a sign that labor has begun.
Her pregnancy was first announced last September.
At the end of December, Lucy, who played Bethany Pratt in Cory, revealed that she was only five weeks away from giving birth.
She also threw a “wild” baby shower in Liverpool to celebrate at the beginning of the month. Bash guests partyed late into the night, enjoying a bottomless Prosecco cart and a live DJ set.
And for Christmas, Lucy posted her celebratory photos on social media.
As she showed off her blossoming baby bump ahead of an exciting 2023 for her and Ryan, she uploaded a carousel of festive period photos in an array of outfits, including pajamas and formal wear.
And she revealed how the day didn’t go as planned, writing:
The soap star previously said she was “scary but excited” to have a baby after her recent heartache after suffering a miscarriage in March.
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“It was a traumatic and terrifying time,” she told OK magazine.
“We went to the scans and they didn’t see anything, so we went to the hospital and they thought they saw something, so it was very ups and downs.
“I had pregnancy symptoms and was very unwell, and when I was having the scans, my symptoms were getting worse and worse and there were no signs of a miscarriage, which was even more shocking.
“We thought everything would be fine. Then after a week of blood work and other tests, I came back and was told I had a miscarriage.