“It was scary finding out we were pregnant. Especially so soon in a relationship,” Nielson, 33, said on the Friday, December 4, episode of the “Scheananigans With Scheana Shay” podcast. “Especially me still being legally tied in this marriage and having this whole public thing around it.”
“It caused me a lot of anxiety and worry but, ultimately, I just knew, like, this was an incredible lesson for me to grow, to learn and to love,” she explained. “And have faith in myself and Miles and my future — and know that God gives us only what we can handle.”
The Total Body Guide founder noted that she hopes her situation can become an “incredible story” to share and “inspire” other women who find themselves in a similar situation.
“That really kept me really strong and grounded and confident stepping into this role of motherhood and into my relationship with Miles,” Nielson added. “We’re so excited about the future.”
“He texted me and said he thinks I’m going to become a wonderful mother,” she told host Scheana Shay on Friday. “He’s really, really happy for me.”
“I am so happy to be moving forward in this new chapter of my life,” she exclusively told Us Weekly in October. “We have been keeping our relationship private for several months so that we could really focus on building a solid foundation and getting to know each other outside of what you see in the media.”
Nielson met the photographer in May 2020 through a mutual acquaintance and dated three months before they learned they are going to be parents.
“It’s so funny because the week before we found out we were pregnant, we were really making some big strides for our plans together and our future and kids was something we always talked about from the very, very beginning,” the reality star said on a November episode of the “Almost Famous” podcast. “Ultimately we just felt really blessed that this was a gift for us to come together.”
The couple announced the same month that they are having a baby girl during a gender reveal party.
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