‘I was so anxious I ruined the beginning of my pregnancy’: Love Island’s Shauna Phillips talks candidly about her mental health before welcoming first child
Shauna Phillips posted on Instagram on Wednesday to speak candidly about the anxiety she felt before welcoming her first child with boyfriend Billie.
The 28-year-old Love Island star admitted candidly during a Q&A with her 1.4 million followers.
Shawna revealed that she “ruined the beginning of her pregnancy” because of a terrible fear that something might go wrong.
Let’s be honest: Shauna Phillips, 28, took to Instagram on Wednesday to speak candidly about the anxiety she feels before welcoming her first child with boyfriend Billie.
In a snapshot of the first few weeks of her pregnancy, she answered a question about stomach cramps before delving into the serious topic.
“I was so scared that something bad was going to happen, so I paid for a private blood test to make sure everything was okay.”
HONEST: The Love Island star took part in a Q&A with her 1.4 million followers and candidly admitted she felt anxious and “wasted” the beginning of her pregnancy.
Remarks: In a snapshot of the first few weeks of her pregnancy, she asked a question about stomach cramps before delving into her mental health.
“Anxiety ruined my first trimester.
Shawna then spoke about baby movements, describing herself as an “internal punching bag.”
Sharing a snap of the bumps in bloom on Dec. 3, she said:
The Bump: Shawna then talked about baby moves and described herself as an ‘internal punching bag’
She continued: “Now I’m effectively an internal punching bag.
“My baby actually kicked my boobs the other day.
Shauna also opened up about why she’s been so “secret” about her love life when a fan asked her about her mysterious boyfriend, Billie.
She said, “It’s my boyfriend’s personal choice not to post on my social media, so I respect that.
“I don’t know if he’ll change his mind in the future, but for now he’s not going to. That’s fine with me.
“He has no social media at all. I think it makes up for both of us.”
That’s after the reality star shared a funny clip of a fetus popping her middle finger during a 4D scan earlier this month.
Shauna couldn’t believe her eyes and shared the hilarious moment with her Instagram followers.
she wrote: Mama loves darling too.”
Hilarious: after the reality star shared a hilarious clip of a fetus popping the middle finger during a 4D scan earlier this month.
Her latest pregnancy update came after Shawna said she was sure she was expecting a boy and talked about planning her dream wedding.
She wrote OK! Magazine column: “I feel like I have a boy right now. I don’t really know why. When I started my pregnancy journey, I really wanted a girl, but I’m okay with having a boy.”
She added that she plans to have more children and will have “a room for two” in her new home once the renovations are complete.
Shawna and her partner, who don’t want to be in the public eye, are currently staying at their mother’s house and plan to move into their home next year.
She isn’t engaged to her partner Billy yet, but said OK! Recently, buying a home and getting ready for a baby has taught her the value of money, so when the big day comes, it will be a low-key affair.
She said: ‘Owning a house gives a different sense of value for money. Hats off to anyone spending thousands of pounds on a wedding.
“Even if I had a wedding, it would be a small one – it would be at the Council!”
Pregnancy: Her latest pregnancy update came after Shawna said she was sure she was expecting a boy and talked about planning her dream wedding.