Gigi Hadid is just weeks away from welcoming her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik.
The model, who first announced she was expecting at the end of April, has been sharing rare glimpses inside her pregnancy journey after keeping it private for the first few months during lockdown.
One Direction star Zayn, and Gigi and had only recently rekindled their relationship in December after splitting in March 2018. They first started dating in 2015.
Now the pair are set to be parents let’s take a look inside Gigi’s journey to becoming a mum…
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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik announce pregnancy
Gigi Hadid’s mother Yolanda Foster confirmed her daughter’s pregnancy after TMZ broke the news she was expecting her first child with Zayn back in April.
The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills star said: “Still shocked our little secret got leaked to the press. Of course we are so excited.”
Gigi then appeared on Jimmy Fallon to confirm the news herself, hiding her baby bump underneath a red and black tartan coat, as he mentioned the happy news and congratulated the couple.
“Thank you so much! Obviously, we wish we could’ve announced it on our own terms. But we’re really excited and grateful for everyone’s well wishes.”
Gigi Hadid’s pregnancy cravings
Gigi revealed that she has been craving different things during her pregnancy including bagels and Sprinckles cupcakes.
When she celebrated her birthday during lockdown the model even had a babgel birthday cake, and told Jimmy Fallon during a virtual interview: “My craving has been everything bagels.”
Taking to Twitter, Gigi shared: “Pregnancy is real when u order nationally shipped @sprinkles to be delivered to yourself.” She continued: “@sprinkles do I have to defrost the whole box right when I get it or can I defrost them one by one to make them last longer?”
That’s not the only sweet treat that has Gigi drooling as she also added: “Supreme triple chunk brownies & make-your-own ranch mix dip w carrots …… lol.”
What is the gender of Gigi Hadid’s baby?
After some sleuthing from fans it was thought they had discovered the gender of Gigi and Zayn’s unborn baby.
Fans had suspected that Gigi’s recent 25th birthday celebrations were actually a gender a reveal party, after noticing she was holding both blue and pink ribbons in one photo.
The model spent lockdown with Zayn at her family home in Pennsylvania and during her birthday party presents and decorations were visible that indicated a gender reveal.
Gigi Hadid reveals her bump
Gigi first debuted her bump in July as she explained she kept the pregnancy private because she wants the focus to be on the coronavirus pandemic and BLM movement.
She took part in an an Instagram Live video to unveil her Gigi Journal Part II with V Magazine where she wore a checkered green and white shirt which had the bottom few buttons unopened, meaning her gorgeous blossoming bump was on display.
She also revealed that she was actually pregnant while hitting the runway of the biggest fashion shows during Fashion Weeks across the world in February and March.
Speaking on an Instagram live with beauty brand Maybelline, the model said: “Fashion Month, when I was like already like a few months preggo, you know?”
Since then Gigi has shared an incredible photoshoot that showed off her growing bump, as she posed in a series of stylish outfits.
The sister of Bella Hadid also shared some candid snaps that were taken of her fro around 27 weeks on Instagram writing in the caption alongside a telling blue heart emoji: “from about 27 wks time flew.”
What have Gigi Hadid’s family said about her baby news?
Gigi’s mum Yolanda said she was delighted to learn of her daughter’s pregnancy, telling RTL Boulevard: “I’m excited to become a oma [grandmother] in September especially after I lost my mom so recently.”
Her sister and fellow model Bella Hadid has also expressed her excitement at welcoming her niece or nephew to the family.
She recently shared a snap of her stood alongside Gigi from back in June, and wrote in the caption: “june 11, 2020 …two buns in the oven except mine is from my burger and gigi’s is from @zayn i love you both so freaking much -can’tstopcrying”
Gigi’s dad Mohamed Hadid is also eagerly awaiting the birth of his grandchild and sparked rumours that his daughter had already given birth when he posted a poem he had written.
One Direction star Zayn hasn’t said much about becoming a dad for the first time, but it’s been reported by sources that the singer is “thrilled”.