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23 October 2019, 11:43
New mum Nadine Mulkerrin has shared some amazing photos of her post-baby body on Instagram.
Hollyoaks star Nadine Mulkerrin welcomed her first son Reggie with her co-star fiance Rory Douglas-Speed last week.
And now the actress - who plays Cleo McQueen - has been praised by fans after she showed off her post-baby body online.
Sharing two naked images and one underwear shot on Instagram, 26-year-old Nadine opened up about the realities of being a new parent, admitting it had been ‘tough’ on her body.
The star added: “1 Week Postpartum! Was thinking should I really post a pic of my bare a** on insta …
“Then I thought b****r it!! The recovery is tough, the tears have lifted, my t**s are big brown aggressive and slightly Pamela Anderson-esque but you can’t do anything fun with them!
“Between getting your partner to inject you and put suppositories in mysterious places it’s been a barrel of laughs!”
She added: “It’s the best rollercoaster I’ve ever been on I don’t wanna get off! All mummies your amazing!! It’s true it’s all worth it.”
And fans couldn’t wait to support her, as one gushed: “The human body is insanely awesome and beautiful ✨.❤️ What a women x”
“You are literally my baby momma inspiration! You got this GIRL,” said another, while a third simply said: “You look beautiful ✨ 💕”
Fiancé Rory - who plays priest Joel Dexter in Hollyoaks - then added: “You look amazing and all that but I mean... look at his toes 😭❤️”
The couple - who got engaged back in December after meeting on the Channel 4 soap two years ago - revealed they were expecting a baby at the British Soap Awards.
Actress Nadine gave birth to a baby boy last week, with Rory telling his Instagram followers: “Welcome to the family wee Reggie Speed 15.8.19.
“We love You man. So proud of Nadine, I didn’t think I could love her anymore but my heart is bloody bursting!
“She was amazing throughout her labour. Women are seriously Superhuman x.”