Stacey Solomon tells of her joy as she reveals she is pregnant

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Stacey Solomon has revealed that she and fiancé Joe Swash are expecting another baby together.

The Loose Women star announced her happy news on Instagram, sharing that the couple had been trying to add to their brood for “a really long time” and that they had previously suffered a miscarriage.

Posting a picture of her and Swash and their children, Solomon said: “We are growing another pickle.

Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash attending the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London.
Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash are expecting a baby. (PA)

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“We’ve never felt so grateful… I have no words. We didn’t think we would get the chance.

“We love you all to the moon and back.”

Screengrab from Stacey Solomon's Instagram
Screengrab from Stacey Solomon's Instagram

The TV star, 31, is already mum to sons Zachary, 13, and Leighton, nine, from previous relationships.

Swash has a 13-year-old son, Harry, from a previous relationship, and the couple share two-year-old son Rex.

Sharing a picture of a negative pregnancy test on Instagram, Solomon said they had been hoping for "another pickle" for a while.

Screengrab from Stacey Solomon's Instagram
Stacey Solomon had been hoping for another baby. (Stacey Solomon Instagram)

“For a really long time we've been trying for another pickle. It didn't work out and this was our news quite a few times,” she said.

“We decided we were so lucky already to have our boys.

“It is our biggest privilege in life and we are so grateful to be parents so we stopped trying and counted ourselves so, so, so blessed already.”

She also shared a letter revealing that she had suffered a miscarriage.

Solomon said she had been feeling “yuck” lately but hadn't wanted to check.

“But yesterday we went to check what was going on… and we were so grateful to hear an extra heartbeat," she said.

The couple have now told their other sons that they are expecting.

Screengrab from Stacey Solomon's Instagram
The star already has three sons. (Stacey Solomon Instagram)

“Boys we are so so so excited for you all,” Solomon wrote.

“You’re already the most incredible brothers we could have ever imagined raising.”

The star was inundated with messages from fans and friends after sharing her lovely news.

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Saturdays singer Mollie King sent "huge congratulations" while Love Island host Laura Whitmore said she was "so happy" for Solomon and her family.

Stacey Solomon at the ITV Palooza at the Royal Festival Hall, South Bank (Photo by Keith Mayhew / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
The star shared her good news on Instagram. (SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

Solomon's fellow Loose Women panellist Nadia Sawalha wrote on Instagram: "Phew! Have been praying it would stay a secret for as long as you wanted !!!! Love you all."

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