Pregnant Kate Ferdinand shows off her blossoming baby bump in black gym gear

She revealed earlier this month she is having a baby boy with husband Rio at a sweet gender reveal party.

And Kate Ferdinand showed off her blossoming baby bump in black gym gear as she got candid about her pregnancy on Monday.

The former TOWIE star, 29, looked radiant in a makeup-free mirror selfie where she donned a black vest and leggings as she discussed having back pain and only feeling comfy in loungewear. 

Honest: Pregnant Kate Ferdinand showed off her blossoming baby bump in black gym gear as she admitted she is suffering back pain only feels comfortable in leggings in a candid post

Honest: Pregnant Kate Ferdinand showed off her blossoming baby bump in black gym gear as she admitted she is suffering back pain only feels comfortable in leggings in a candid post

She penned: 'Although in my last few posts I've been dressed up.... today I felt I had to share my reality of being pregnant day to day. 

'I don't feel comfy in anything but leggings and a vest right now, and by the end of the day even the leggings are swapped for PJ bottoms!! I'm always looking at other pregnant women online and thinking 'god I don't look like her', and I really don't want anyone to feel like that looking at my posts. 

'Sometimes social media can really make the glamorous moments outweigh the norm. But this is me. The truth is, I am hugely struggling with my lower back and groin! 

Opening up: She penned: 'Although in my last few posts I've been dressed up.... today I felt I had to share my reality of being pregnant day to day'

Opening up: She penned: 'Although in my last few posts I've been dressed up.... today I felt I had to share my reality of being pregnant day to day'

'I've always had back problems but this is really taking its toll. I don't like to moan too much on here but the reality is I am struggling some days it's manageable and others by the end of the day Its a struggle to even stand up. 

'Getting my head around losing the ability to move freely is difficult at times, especially with 3 kids and dogs flying around the house like lunatics....'

Explaining she has coped with the changes she added: 'On the advice of a good friend, I joined the @peanut app. Pregnancy and life in general throws us so many challenges, so I've been using the app to meet other mums. 

Candid: The blonde beauty says she has been dealing with back pain during her pregnancy and now has physical therapy to help

Candid: The blonde says she has been dealing with back pain during her pregnancy and now has physical therapy to help 

Tired: She signed off saying: 'The reality is… we always share our best moments on social media, but it's important to share the not so great ones too so we can learn from one another'

Tired: She signed off saying: 'The reality is… we always share our best moments on social media, but it's important to share the not so

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