Gemma Atkinson enjoying pregnancy as she jokingly compares her body to ‘a palm tree with mahooosive coconuts’

Gemma is thoroughly enjoying her pregnant body (Picture: EMPICS; Gemma Atkinson/Instagram)

Gemma Atkinson is loving her changing pregnancy body, and the ex-Hollyoaks actress has taken to Instagram in what has become a bit of a habit to pay homage to it – albeit in a jokey way.

The 34-year-old actress, who is having a child with Strictly Come Dancing boyfriend Gorka Marquez, wrote on Instagram: ‘When you look like a palm tree with mahooosive coconuts.’

In the photo, she’s smiling broadly and showing her pregnant belly as she dons black knickers and a white bra, posing beside a coconut tree.

Fans of Gemma are delighted with her updates, and commented on the photo wishing her well.

‘Literally glowing,’ one user wrote. ‘Your bump looks gorgeous btw, I’m 27 weeks and mine doesn’t look as beautifully rounded as yours…! All the best for delivery xxx.’

Other mothers also shared their own experiences with changing bodies when they were pregnant: ‘Hilarious! It’s amazing what happens to ur body whilst pregnant! I think my coconuts were bigger than my head near end,’ one cheeky user told her.


‘I totally feel your pain….boobs nearly the same size as my bump,’ another expectant mother shared.

Back in March, Atkinson took to Instagram to share a before and after photo of her growing baby bump, and declared that she felt like a ‘superwoman’.

The TV star captioned the photo: ‘Our bodies are incredible! What they are capable of doing astounds me, and in both these pictures I felt/feel like superwoman.

‘I have a life inside of me ticking away ready to join us soon. The little kicks & turns & flutters are just wonderful.’

She added: ‘I feel so incredibly lucky.’

It’s Gemma and Gorka’s first child together after the couple met at the Strictly 2017 launch party, when the actress competed in the BBC One series.

In a few months the pair will welcome a baby (Picture: Gemma Atkinson Instagram)

Gorka has been nothing short of a doting dad-to-be.

Gemma revealed that he returned from his trip to Madeira, Portugal just to spend time with her, and the pair were pictured lounging around on a sofa with their pet dog. In one Instagram photo, Gorka is stretching over to plant a kiss on Gemma’s bump – the whole thing was basically adorable.

‘What Sundays are for,’ the actress had captioned the photo. ‘Gorks back for one day only so we spent it here watching movies and eating Toberlerone. @arighibianchi He finally got to see the couch! #lazysundays.’


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