Oti Mabuse inundated with support from famous friends as she shares motherhood update

Oti Mabuse cradling her months-old daughter in a selfie.
Oti Mabuse has reflected on having welcomed her daughter into the world six months ago this week -Credit:Instagram

Oti Mabuse, the beloved Strictly Come Dancing star and Dancing on Ice judge, has been showered with love from her celebrity pals following an emotional update on motherhood.

Oti and her husband Marius Iepure are celebrating six months since the arrival of their precious daughter.

The couple had announced in December that they were overjoyed to welcome their little girl into their lives, reports the Mirror.

However, Oti, aged 33, recently revealed that their bundle of joy actually made her entrance into the world more than a month before the announcement, having been born prematurely.

Oti has openly discussed the challenging times when her newborn was in a "critical condition" for several weeks.

Cake with a '6' candle on the top, shared by Oti Mabuse to mark six months since her daughter's birth
Oti Mabuse announced that she had welcomed her daughter into the world last year ( Image: Instagram) -Credit:Instagram

Thankfully, the situation improved, and they were able to bring their daughter home for the festive season.

To commemorate half a year since her birth, Oti took to Instagram to share snapshots of the family's intimate celebration, tagging her spouse Marius, who is 41.

The post included a sneak peek at what seemed to be a delicious chocolate cake adorned with a single candle, and another picture showcased a 'princess' tiara set against the backdrop of the celebratory dessert.

In a touching addition to the series of photos, Oti shared a tender moment cradling her baby girl.

Fans were treated to a heartwarming selfie of Oti beaming with happiness as she held her daughter close.

Oti Mabuse shared a heartfelt reflection on her Instagram, marking six months since the birth of her premature daughter.

She penned: "Today marks 6 months since our little miracle entered this world, defying the odds with her early arrival. Being a mom to a premature baby has been a journey filled with ups and downs, but oh, the beauty in every moment!"

Oti Mabuse cradling her months-old daughter in a selfie.
Oti Mabuse announced that she had welcomed her daughter into the world last year ( Image: Instagram) -Credit:Instagram

In her post's caption, Oti expressed her deep gratitude: "I'm endlessly grateful for my daughter's strength and resilience.

She's taught me more about love, courage, and gratitude than I ever thought possible. Here's to celebrating milestones, big and small, and cherishing the precious gift of motherhood. So appreciative of everyone who's joined us on this incredible journey #PreemieMom #MiracleBaby #gratitude."

The update received an outpouring of support from her fans and celebrity friends alike, garnering likes from dance partner Vito Coppola, Nadiya Bychkova, TV personalities AJ Odudu, Giovanna Fletcher, and others.

Motsi Mabuse, Oti's sister, showed her love with a heart emoji comment, while Fleur East, a former Strictly competitor, cheered her on saying: "You're smashing it."

Nancy Xu, currently touring with fellow Strictly dancers, sent heart-eyed emojis and added: "Give her a big kiss from Sunderland."

After the post was uploaded to professional dancer Oti's account just a few days ago, some fans responded in the comments section.

Many of them extended their well wishes on the anniversary, while others shared their own experiences of parenting premature babies in their responses to Oti in the comments.

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