‘Not long now!’: Pregnant Binky Felstead shares her baby scan picture as she hits the 36-week mark

‘Not long now!’: Pregnant Binky Felstead shares her sweet baby scan picture as she hits the 36-week mark

She is anticipating the arrival of her second child in a matter of weeks. 

And Binky Felstead shared her sweet baby scan to social media on Wednesday as she marked  36-weeks of pregnancy. 

The former Made In Chelsea star, 30, looked radiant in a two-tone cardigan and beige ribbed dress which highlighted her blossoming baby bump. 

Pregnancy glow: Binky Felstead shared her sweet baby scan to social media on Wednesday as she marked 36-weeks of pregnancy

Countdown: The former Made In Chelsea star, 30, looked radiant in a two-tone cardigan and beige ribbed dress as she confirmed it's 'not long' until her due date

Countdown: The former Made In Chelsea star, 30, looked radiant in a two-tone cardigan and beige ribbed dress as she confirmed it’s ‘not long’ until her due date 

She appeared make-up free and styled her brunette locks in loose waves as she sat outdoors while clutching her baby scan. 

Binky said alongside the heartwarming snap: ’36 week scan • Can just about make out his little face, even though he was pushed up against my tummy again! [heart face and heart emoji]. Not long now buddy!!’

The TV personality shares daughter India, three, with ex-partner Josh Patterson and she is expecting a baby with her partner Max Fredrik Darnton. 

She and Max announced that they were engaged last September after 19 months of dating. 

Mother and daughter: Binky shares daughter India, three, with ex-partner Josh Patterson and she is expecting a son with her partner Max Fredrik Darnton

Mother and daughter: Binky shares daughter India, three, with ex-partner Josh Patterson and she is expecting a son with her partner Max Fredrik Darnton 

It comes after Binky admitted on Monday that ‘fear of the unknown’ is starting to sink in, revealing to her Instagram followers that she’s worried her three-year-old will ‘feel out of place’ when her little brother arrives.

Sharing a beautiful photo of herself and India sitting in the garden of her London home wearing matching ruffled pink dresses, Binky penned: ‘It’s beginning to set in that our little dynamic is going to change.’ 

She explained: ‘[India might feel] that mummy isn’t giving her the undivided attention she’s been used to her whole life even though I’m going to do everything in my power to make sure she doesn’t feel any of this, but we are all human and there is no “perfect mummy” handbook.’

Wife-to-be: She and Max announced that they were engaged last September after 19 months of dating

Wife-to-be: She and Max announced that they were engaged last September after 19 months of dating 

The doting mother also confessed that ’emotion was starting to creep in’, but suggested it may be down to hormones.

She continued: ‘Emotion now beginning to creep in which is probably due to feeling pretty tired, not to mention those pesky pregnancy hormones.’

Asking fans for advice, Binky went on: ‘Nevertheless these are all SUCH NORMAL emotions I know – and I’m ready for the next chapter! So come on Mummys of 2, 3, 4 etc ….. advice is ALWAYS welcome.’ [sic] 

However, despite her worries, Binky said that she ‘can’t wait’ to watch India transform into a big sister, and even revealed the toddler is ‘naturally very maternal’.

The TV personality wrote: ‘I honestly cannot wait to see this one transform into a big sister, we talk a lot about what’s going to happen & she seems excited!

‘She is naturally very maternal & says she’s going to help me bath, feed, read books & put her bother to bed … (let’s hope it stays that way).

‘Until then I’m soaking up/ making the most of all the India & mummy time as much as possible before his arrival.’ 

Honest: It comes after Binky admitted on Monday that she's worried her three-year-old will 'feel out of place' when her little brother arrives

Honest: It comes after Binky admitted on Monday that she’s worried her three-year-old will ‘feel out of place’ when her little brother arrives

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MIC’s Ollie Locke opens up about his family plans with husband Gareth

Ollie Locke has spoken about his excitement at becoming a father and starting a family with his new husband, Gareth Locke.

Speaking exclusively to Daily Mail Australia, as Made in Chelsea comes back for its 21st series, Ollie, 33, said that fatherhood is his top priority right now, first and foremost.

He opened up on their surrogacy plans, teasing: ‘I can say we are leaving quite soon to head across the world to become pregnant.’

EXCLUSIVE: ‘There’s nothing in my life that I’m more excited for’: Made In Chelsea’s Ollie Locke opened up to Daily Mail Australia this week about his family plans with husband Gareth after revealing they’ll be using a surrogate

‘There is nothing in my life that I am more excited or ready for,’ he said. 

The new season is set to focus on their journey to become parents. 

Ollie teased fans, saying they will ‘have to watch the madness that is going through on this process.’

He opened up on their surrogacy plans, teasing: 'I can say we are leaving quite soon to head across the world to become pregnant'

He opened up on their surrogacy plans, teasing: ‘I can say we are leaving quite soon to head across the world to become pregnant’

The author and reality star said that fatherhood is top of his agenda now. 

‘Being the best father I could possibly be, is by far my biggest priority,’ he said.

‘I will take everyone on this journey on camera, [I’m] writing two new books this year and building two new businesses to make sure I will always be able to continue to spoil them forever,’ he said.

In March, Ollie told The Times about their plans to use a surrogate to have a baby. They will use an American egg donor and a British surrogate.

'Being the best father I could possibly be, is by far my biggest priority,' he said. In March, Ollie told The Times about their plans to use a surrogate to have a baby. They will use an American egg donor and a British surrogate

‘Being the best father I could possibly be, is by far my biggest priority,’ he said. In March, Ollie told The Times about their plans to use a surrogate to have a baby. They will use an American egg donor and a British surrogate

The pair will also both provide sperm, but won’t know whose ends up being used.

‘We’re mixing it up, so it’ll be whoever’s swims best on the day and we’ll never know. Although if it comes out with yellow hair, it’ll be Gareth’s,’ Ollie told the publication.

Ollie said he had changed his mind on having children after realising Gareth was his soulmate and feeling a ‘void that I couldn’t fill naturally.’ 

Meanwhile, Ollie also opened up about married life to Daily Mail Australia, saying it’s ‘pretty wonderful’ and joking that it’s now ‘much harder and more expensive to break up.’ 

The couple secretly married at London’s Natural History Museum in front of 13 guests including bridesmaids Binky Felstead and Olivia Bentley on November 4. The stunning wedding aired on E4’s MIC in December.

Newlyweds: Meanwhile, Ollie also opened up about married life to Daily Mail Australia, saying it's 'pretty wonderful' and joking that it's now 'much harder and more expensive to break up.' The couple secretly married at London's Natural History Museum on November 4. The stunning wedding aired on E4's MIC in December

Newlyweds: Meanwhile, Ollie also opened up about married life to Daily Mail Australia, saying it’s ‘pretty wonderful’ and joking that it’s now ‘much harder and more expensive to break up.’ The couple secretly married at London’s Natural History Museum on November 4. The stunning wedding aired on E4’s MIC in December

They hastily organised the event with just 48 hours’ notice before the second national lockdown began across England the following day. 

‘Nothing wildly changes after you get married except you can become even more yourself than you were before, as it’s much harder and much more expensive to break up,’ Ollie hilariously said.

‘Gareth now fully enjoys using my toothbrush for some reason and I have finally discovered his Krispy Kreme doughnut addiction that he had hid beforehand, I will forever now be on diabetes watch.’

'Nothing wildly changes after you get married except you can become even more yourself than you were before, as it's much harder and much more expensive to break up,' Ollie hilariously said

‘Nothing wildly changes after you get married except you can become even more yourself than you were before, as it’s much harder and much more expensive to break up,’ Ollie hilariously said

Ollie also spoke about their ‘rock and roll wedding night,’ saying that they were so exhausted he fell asleep watching David Attenborough while Gareth had a few drinks in the kitchen. 

‘After the wedding I came home and it was officially lockdown,’ he said.

‘I was so completely exhausted I got into bed with a peppermint tea whist Gareth drank excessively in the kitchen.’

‘I watched David Attenborough until I fell asleep… that is our rock and roll wedding night!’

Spilling the beans: Ollie also spoke about their 'rock and roll wedding night,' saying that they were so exhausted he fell asleep watching David Attenborough while Gareth had a few drinks in the kitchen

Spilling the beans: Ollie also spoke about their ‘rock and roll wedding night,’ saying that they were so exhausted he fell asleep watching David Attenborough while Gareth had a few drinks in the kitchen

Sam Thompson slammed by alopecia sufferer after making bald joke using Snapchat filter

Made in Chelsea star Sam Thompson has been slammed by an alopecia sufferer over a joke post in which he pretended to make his co-star sister bald.

The 28-year-old prankster mocked-up telly star Louise without any hair using a Snapchat filter.

Fan Emma Archer, who has had alopecia for over 20 years, was left feeling offended after seeing the post. 

Sam’s video post – which racked up 62,000 views – was later removed but married mother-of-two Emma claims he then mocked her in a string of direct messages.

Emma – who lost 80 per cent of her hair at the height of her alopecia – said: ‘All I wanted was him to say “Sorry it was never meant to be offensive”.

Made in Chelsea star Sam Thompson (left) has been slammed by an alopecia sufferer over a post in which he made his co-star sister (right) bald

Emma claims Sam’s responses were ‘surprising’ and ‘f*****g insensitive’ and that they upset her.  

Sam put the hairless snap of sibling Louise – who also starred in the posh Channel 4 reality show Made in Chelsea – last Wednesday. 

He told his 1.3million Instagram followers: ‘Gotta love Snapchat filter. Pulls it off to be fair.’

Emma, 37, posted a measured comment saying: ‘I love following you and think you’re great. But as a woman living with alopecia for 20 hearts this is not funny at all.’

The photo of Louise was later removed from the star’s account but Emma, of Witney, Oxon, then direct messaged reality star Sam and was left stunned by his responses.

The 28-year-old prankster mocked-up telly star Louise without any hair using a Snapchat filter

The 28-year-old prankster mocked-up telly star Louise without any hair using a Snapchat filter

She said: ‘Hi Sam, as I said on your post before you deleted it, I love following you and think you’re great but that video was really bad taste and offensive.

‘Saying Louise could pull it off, what about those of us who have no choice to pull it off, being bald due to medical conditions.

‘Instead of deleting, I think you need to acknowledge your mistake and say sorry to be honest.’

Sam – dating former Love Island star Zara McDermott, 24 – said he didn’t choose to delete it.

He posted laughing emojis and said: ‘If I had it my way it would still be up’ and ‘I think the filter is funny. You may not.’

Fan Emma Archer (pictured) took offence to the post after battling with alopecia for over 20 years

Fan Emma Archer (pictured) took offence to the post after battling with alopecia for over 20 years

After Emma informed Sam that she has had alopecia for the last 20 years, the star responded: ‘Being so offended to need a full blown apology is worrying.’

Emma said she has had to cope with people taking ‘the p**s’ all her life, to which Sam responded by asking: ‘At what point did I mock you or alopecia?’

Emma replied that being bald isn’t a choice or a filter for her, but Sam responded by saying: ‘But that’s you… So you think that because you didn’t have a choice that filter shouldn’t exist?’

Emma added: ‘It’s like a wheelchair filter? This is my disability.’

As their fiery exchange intensified, Sam said: ‘If I were to mock alopecia or someone with it, I would agree.

Emma said: ‘I agree it shouldn’t exist.’

Sam – who has also starred in Celebrity Big Brother, Celebs Go Dating and The Celebrity Circle – added: ‘But it’s not a disability.’

Emma responded: ‘It’s the same as mental health or any other hidden disability.’

But Sam wouldn’t budge and added: ‘It’s a filter that shows what you look like if you were to shave your head. Much like the Snapchat beard filter.

Emma messaged Sam Thompson directly

She was left shocked by his responses

Emma, of Witney, Oxon direct messaged reality star Sam about the post and was left stunned by his responses

Sam wouldn't budge

He added: 'It's a filter that shows what you look like if you were to shave your head'

Sam wouldn’t budge and added: ‘It’s a filter that shows what you look like if you were to shave your head. ‘Much like the Snapchat beard filter. ‘You are turning it into a mocking alopecia filter’

Made in Chelsea star Sam (pictured with his girlfriend Zara McDermott) has also starred in Celebrity Big Brother, Celebs Go Dating and The Celebrity Circle

Made in Chelsea star Sam (pictured with his girlfriend Zara McDermott) has also starred in Celebrity Big Brother, Celebs Go Dating and The Celebrity Circle

What is alopecia? 

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder that causes your hair to come out, often in clumps the size and shape of a quarter. 

The amount of hair loss is different in everyone. Some people lose it only in a few spots. Others lose a lot. 

Sometimes, hair grows back but falls out again later. In others, hair grows back for good.

There are different types of this condition. 

Alopecia areata is most common in its main form, but there are other, more rare types: 

Alopecia areata totalis means you’ve lost all the hair on your head. 

Alopecia areata universalis is the loss of hair over your entire body. Diffuse alopecia areata is a sudden thinning of your hair rather than lost patches. 

Ophiasis alopecia areata causes hair loss in a band shape around the sides and back of your head. 

The main and often the only symptom of alopecia is hair loss. 

You may notice: 

  • Small bald patches on your scalp or other parts of your body 
  • Patches may get larger and grow together into a bald spot 
  • Hair grows back in one spot and falls out in another 
  • You lose a lot of hair over a short time 
  • More hair loss in cold weather 
  • Fingernails and toenails become red, brittle, and pitted 

Source: webmd.com 

‘You are turning it into a mocking alopecia filter.’

Emma: ‘I’m really sorry but your reaction is f*****g insensitive. Just own it if you find that s**t funny.

‘It’s not to the millions of people who follow you who are going through chemo or alopecia who feel mocked.’

Sam concluded: ‘What offends you may not offend someone else.

‘It’s your right to be offended. Nothing I can do about that.’

Emma said: ‘As a person with 1.3 million followers I believe he should be using his platform to promote positive messages.

‘Not taking the mick out of people’s disabilities.

‘His castmate Oilivia Bentley suffers from alopecia and has opened up about the effects of this on mental health on the show.

‘I sent Sam a DM saying that I love following him but think he should apologise and say the video was in bad taste.

‘I was so shocked and upset at the messages I received back from him.

‘He said he hadn’t wanted to delete the video and that alopecia is not a disability. 

‘How does he think this will affect someone’s mental and health?

‘The fact the post was deleted shows it was distasteful.’

Distraught Emma – who works in purchasing – added: ‘I have suffered with alopecia for 20 years.

‘I lost 80 per cent of my hair at its height.’

She now has hair extensions weaved into a mesh in her locks but she still suffers from alopecia areata – where spots of it can fall out.

‘But I can wake up with a patch of hair missing and then it grows back,’ she added.

‘As a woman in your 20s, hair loss is a big deal.

‘I have not not been able to get in places because I have to wear a hat.’