By Katie Storey For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:38 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 02:38 BST, 1 September 2019
She is expecting her first child with her AFL star husband Lance 'Buddy' Franklin.
And on announcing news she is pregnant, Jesinta Franklin (née Campbell) candidly reflected on the difficulties she faced while trying for a baby.
The 28-year-old has now revealed in a new interview with Herald Sun that she didn't want to sugarcoat her baby news, after facing 'struggles and losses' along the way.
'I struggled to fall pregnant and there had been losses': Jesinta Franklin (née Campbell) candidly reflected on difficulties she faced while trying for a baby in a new interview with the Herald Sun
Jesinta told the publication: 'Because I had struggled to fall pregnant and there had been losses along the way, as a woman who had been through that, I felt like I was doing so many couples a disservice to come out and say, "Surprise, we are pregnant!"'
She explained falling pregnant had taken the couple a 'long time', adding: 'I