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Ola Jordan reveals pregnancy craving as due date nears

The former Strictly star is expecting her first child with husband James

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Jenni McKnight
Jenni McKnightUS Lifestyle Editor
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Ola Jordan and her husband James recently revealed exclusively to HELLO! that they are expecting a baby girl. And as the former Strictly star's due date approaches, she has revealed some rather relatable pregnancy cravings. Sharing a note on her Instagram on Wednesday evening, Ola revealed that she is particularly partial to some ice cream, despite the freezing temperatures outside. The note read: "Pregnant, sweating and hormonal. Approach with caution and bring ice cream!!!"

WATCH THE VIDEO: The moment James and Ola discover the gender of their first baby!

Her fans found the post pretty funny and shared their own pregnancy cravings. Strictly head judge Shirley Ballas commented: "Lmao. So funny mine was doughnuts and milk." Another said: "I always craved strawberry when I was pregnant with my daughter! Oh and I strayed to strawberry milkshakes! Perfect." While a third added: "It’s all worth it in the end and I would seriously use pregnancy as a green light to eat as much ice cream as possible. Good luck with your beautiful baby girl and I see you’re in panto huge respect more ice cream needed."

Earlier this week, HELLO! revealed that Ola and James are expecting a baby girl in March. The couple filmed their gender reveal for us and admitted they were "nervous" to discover what they are having. James told HELLO!: "Because we were quite nervous going through IVF we didn't want to jinx anything… Now we know it's a little girl it just feels very real now. It's amazing. It's brilliant."

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James and Ola revealed to HELLO! they are having a girl

MORE: Pregnant Ola Jordan shows off burgeoning baby bump in fitted black jumper

Ola added: "As a couple we always wanted to know what we're having and I think Christmas is the best time to find out. I was so emotional! A little girl is the best thing that could happen to James, honestly. He's not going to let her go." James didn't disagree with his wife, jokily adding: "I'm going to be wrapped around her little finger. But she will be locked up until she's at least 32."

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Ola is due in March 2020

MORE: James Jordan pokes fun at wife Ola's pregnancy struggle

Back in September, the parents-to-be shared their excitement over finally falling pregnant after a three-year fertility battle. "I still can't quite believe it," said Ola, who fell pregnant on the first round of IVF in June, despite doctors only giving them a 50% chance of being successful on their initial attempt. "I don't think it's properly sunk in."

Talking to HELLO! just days after their 12-week scan, the former Strictly Come Dancing professionals were dancing on air – and so, it seems, was their baby. "When we had the scan it was funny because the baby was dancing. I'm not sure if it was a cha-cha or a jive, but it was definitely dancing," said 37-year-old Ola.

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