Christina Anstead is expecting her third child, her first with new husband Ant Anstead
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Baby on Board
After announcing the news that she and husband Ant Anstead are expecting their first child together — each has two children from previous marriages — Christina shared her first bump pic on March 26, telling followers she found out she was expecting on her honeymoon. Also in the caption: the revelation that the first trimester was “brutal!”
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“Thousand steps workout with the hubby” was how the mom-to-be kept moving on April 7.
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Christina and Ant, and their four combined children Amelie, Archie, Taylor and Brayden revealed the sex of the new baby with balloons and confetti on April 12.
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It’s a Boy!
“This blended family cannot wait to add our 5th child to the mix,” Christina captioned a shot of the big news.
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Christina and children Taylor and Brayden (plus baby boy!) joined Ant at The Congregational Church in Yorba Linda, California, on Easter.
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Anstead announced she was halfway through her pregnancy on April 25, standing in front of angel wings provided by Ant and daughter Amelie.
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Happy and Healthy
Post-20 week ultrasound, Christina reported that her baby is healthy and “moving around like crazy.”
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Gang’s All Here!
“I love all the fun chaos and a full house,” Christina told PEOPLE in an exclusive May chat with her growing family. “I always thought I would only have two and now I’ll have five!”
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The Mommy-of-Five To Be
“Baby Anstead is so blessed to enter into such a loving family,” she added in June. “We all can’t wait to meet him!”
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Bumps in the Road
Ant posted this picture of his wife on Instagram while out for a mid-May stroll after they stumbled upon this rather appropriate sign.
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The pair took a more glamorous walk days later in Los Angeles, Christina’s bump perfectly framed by her floral-print dress.
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The couple took a babymoon to Sedona, Arizona, in June, and took time to relax at the L’Auberge de Sedona resort.
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“June has been a crazy month for this family,” the mom-to-be wrote toward the end of the month, sharing a 29-week pic. “[Daughter Taylor Reese, 8½] had tonsil surgery — her recovery was rough (luckily after 3 weeks she’s all healed up!), @ant_anstead tore his bicep and had to have surgery (ouch!) and Tay & [son Brayden James, 3½] got some not so fun virus that’s going around … needless to say … June and it’s gloom are almost over and we are ready for July ☀️ .”
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Showered with Love
Christina and Ant celebrated baby boy in late June at a shower thrown by her friends. “It was such a dreamy day. Amazing friends, weather, decor and food … what more could a girl ask for?!” she wrote on Instagram.
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Moving Right Along
“Finishing up the nursery over the weekend (I’ll post pics soon) — already feeling those nesting vibes which means not sleeping great,” the mom-to-be wrote on July 10.
“Up 22 lbs so even my big gym pants are tight and maxi dresses are a must. Oh the joys ???,” she added, concluding with the hashtag, “#31weekspregnant.”
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Four months after announcing that they are expecting their first child together, the parents-to-be hit the red carpet at the premiere of Discovery’s Serengeti in Beverly Hills on July 23.
The expectant mom showed off her growing baby bump in a black, long-sleeved patterned dress paired with black heels, while her husband matched her in a black button-down shirt and jeans.
On her Instagram Story, the Christina on the Coast star joked that she was “dressed like a leopard because it’s the only thing that fit.”
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Six Weeks to Go
Sharing a sonogram image at 34 weeks, Christina also posted a selfie of her bump, writing, “This week baby is the size of a coconut.”
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Christina shared a photo of her 35-week baby bump on Aug. 8 and playfully told her husband in the caption that it’s “time to pick a baby name.”
In the snap, the Flip or Flop star posed in her bathroom for a mirror selfie. Christina opted for a comfy-casual ensemble of white sneakers, black leggings and a gray tank top as she kept one hand on top her ever-growing bump.
“35 weeks ?? – @ant_anstead time to pick a baby name ⏰,” Christina wrote along with the photo.
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