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Kristina Rihanoff reveals the moment Ben Cohen told his family about new baby

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Kristina Rihanoff has opened up about the moment her partner Ben Cohen told his children he was having another baby.

Kristina made her pregnancy announcement live on air on Celebrity Big Brother, but revealed that Ben's twin daughters were among the first to be told the news.

"It was most important for Ben to tell his twins before the show," said Kristina. "But he didn't have them for a few days prior to the show, so we couldn't announce it in the press or on Twitter."

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"It was most important for Ben to tell his twins before the show," said Kristina

She added during her appearance on This Morning: "So I had to go into the house keeping it quiet so he could tell his family, his daughters, that was the most important thing for us to make sure they knew first.

"Obviously when I was already on Big Brother I knew that he had spoken to the girls so I announced it on Big Brother."

Kristina, 39, admitted that she would have liked to keep her baby news a secret but it was impossible given her participation on the show.

Kristina's HELLO! Online blog about motherhood

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The HELLO! Online blogger said she would have liked to keep her news a secret

"I did think maybe I will keep it quiet but then people were drinking in the house doing crazy tasks, and I thought how can I keep it quiet?" she said. "Because they would be thinking she is physically fit so why can't she take part?"

Kristina and Ben first met after being paired on Strictly Come Dancing. The couple have always maintained that their romance didn't blossom until after Ben split from his ex-wife Abby, the mother of his twin girls Harriette and Isabelle.

Kristina gave birth to the couple's daughter Mila in June. She admitted that the pregnancy was a surprise. "I had a tour planned, my own show after Strictly. But clearly the universe had other things planned as it all worked out differently," she said.

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Ben and Kristina welcomed their first child in June

On Monday she made a stunning post-baby appearance, looking incredible in an off-the-shoulder dress.

However the HELLO! Online blogger, who endured a difficult 19-and-a-half labour, admitted: "My body will never be the same again. That's fine because she's the most important thing in the world. "I'm not one of those women who are obsessed with getting back to their pre-baby shape, if it happens it happens. I still need to shift quite a few pounds but I'm breastfeeding so I can't diet."

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