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Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick shows off her growing bump for her third trimester

Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick shows off her growing bump when she reaches the third trimester of her pregnancy

She is expecting her first child with wife Kate Brooks.

And Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick counted down the days to the third trimester of her pregnancy, when she shared a moment of her growing bump on Friday.

The 44-year-old actress presented her bare belly under a t-shirt honoring the NHS as she counts down to the birth of her first baby in October.

Baby on the go: Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick, 44, counted down the days to the third trimester of her pregnancy as she shared a moment of her growing bump on Friday

Baby on the go: Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick, 44, counted down the days to the third trimester of her pregnancy as she shared a moment of her growing bump on Friday

Michelle looked radiant as she emphasized her growing bump under a t-shirt and pink sweatpants.

When she reached the last months of her pregnancy, Michelle endorsed her post, “The third trimester, here we come.”

Last month, Michelle also revealed that she had felt her unborn child kicking for several days when she shared another moment of her blooming bump.

Stunning: Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick looked radiant on Friday as she showed off her growing bump in a candid Instagram snap

Stunning: Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick looked radiant on Friday as she showed off her growing bump in a candid Instagram snap

Stunning: Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick looked radiant on Friday as she showed off her growing bump in a candid Instagram snap

Michelle – who played Vanessa Woodfield at Emmerdale since 2012 – looked glowing as she shared a glimpse of her bump.

The star, now about six months pregnant, pulled up the top of her gray pajamas with dots while lovingly gazing at her growing belly.

She captioned the post, “Feeling the kicks.”

Exciting: The actress is expecting her first child with wife Kate Brooks in October (pictured after announcing their baby news in April)

Exciting: The actress is expecting her first child with wife Kate Brooks in October (pictured after announcing their baby news in April)

Exciting: The actress is expecting her first child with wife Kate Brooks in October (pictured after announcing their baby news in April)

In April, the soap star confirmed her pregnancy in a sweet announcement shared to Instagram in which she debuted her growing bump.

Michelle will give birth to her child in October with her Emmerdale producer wife Kate.

Michelle took a photo on Instagram of her and Kate posing with their dog Fred.

The photo was captioned: “Fred’s big brother duties begin in October #babybrooks.”

Soap star: Michelle has been playing Vanessa Woodfield on the ITV soap Emmerdale since 2012

Soap star: Michelle has been playing Vanessa Woodfield on the ITV soap Emmerdale since 2012

Soap star: Michelle has been playing Vanessa Woodfield on the ITV soap Emmerdale since 2012

Wonderful: During the COVID-19 lockdown, Michelle passed the time baking brownies, as seen in a recent snap

Wonderful: During the COVID-19 lockdown, Michelle passed the time baking brownies, as seen in a recent snap

Wonderful: During the COVID-19 lockdown, Michelle passed the time baking brownies, as seen in a recent snap

The soap star and Kate first went out with their relationship in October 2018, announcing their engagement just two months later in December of the same year.

They married in September 2019 at the home of Elvis Presley, Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee.

Michelle confirmed the couple were married on Instagram, telling fans, “In more than 100 degrees of heat, on Tuesday, September 10, I became Ms. Brooks,” adding the hashtags, “#graceland #chapelinthewoods #memphis #nextstopnashville.”

Happy: The actress and Kate first went out with their relationship in October 2018 and announced their engagement just two months later in December of the same year

Happy: The actress and Kate first went out with their relationship in October 2018 and announced their engagement just two months later in December of the same year

Happy: The actress and Kate first went out with their relationship in October 2018 and announced their engagement just two months later in December of the same year

Michelle’s marriage to Kate is her second. She previously married ex-wife Rosie Nicholl in 2015 after two years together.

They later announced they were getting a divorce in 2017.

At the time, Michelle had addressed her split with Rosie in interviews, admitting that the former couple had “ drifted apart ”.

Romantic: They tied the knot at Elvis Presley's home in Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee in September 2019 (pictured to celebrate their marriage to loved ones in the UK)

Romantic: They tied the knot at Elvis Presley's home in Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee in September 2019 (pictured celebrating their marriage to loved ones in the UK)

Romantic: They tied the knot at Elvis Presley’s home in Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee in September 2019 (pictured to celebrate their marriage to loved ones in the UK)

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