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Sam Faiers will be back on our screens very soon! After the success of Sam Faiers: The Baby Diaries earlier this year, which captured the young reality star preparing for the birth of her son Paul Tony Knightley, ITV have commissioned a new series which follows the star during her first year of motherhood.

Sam Faiers: The Mummy Diaries will be a six part series for ITVBe and Sam, 25, has revealed she is excited that viewers will be able to follow her "day to day life with baby Paul".

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Sam Faiers and Paul welcomed their first child in December

"I am excited to be doing my own six part series for ITVBe. The feedback from The Baby Diaries was so overwhelming and I am really looking forward to letting the viewers follow me in my day to day life with baby Paul during my first year of motherhood," she said.

"I have so many exciting projects coming up this year, work wise and in my personal life and I can't wait to share them with everyone."

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The series will follow the star during her first year of motherhood

Charting the highs and lows of motherhood, fans of the star will follow her as she finds her feet as a mother, whilst juggling her career and the pressures of being with partner Paul in the media spotlight.

Sam's partner Paul received some criticism from viewers when The Baby Diaries aired in January, commenting that the property developer was "controlling".

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Sam, 25, told HELLO! Online that Paul is a very hands-on dad

In the show Paul insisted on a homebirth, didn't approve of the baby clothes Sam had bought and refused to attend a yoga class. Paul also expected his heavily pregnant girlfriend to cook all of his meals, even after giving birth to their baby.

But the new mum was quick to defend him, saying that viewers mistook Paul for being controlling.

"I actually got more offended than Paul did," Sam told The Sun's Fabulous magazine. "Paul was like, 'Don't bite, I can take a bit of stick!' But he's never done TV before so he was nervous."

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Sam and sister Billie revealed to HELLO! online that they want to expand their families soon

"The thing about Paul is that he cares about me and the baby so much that people mistake that for being controlling," explained Sam. "When I showed him the baby clothes and he was like, 'I'm not too sure on that,' it's just because he really cares about how the baby looks. He's a perfectionist.

Sam recently told HELLO! online that Paul has adjusted very well to fatherhood. "He is very hands on. He is really good, he takes him swimming every week, it's their bonding time. He also changes nappies, he is very good!"

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Paul takes his son swimming once a week

Sam Faiers: The Mummy Diaries, a 6 x 60 minute series, will air in ITVBe later this year.

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