Gretchen Rossi is celebrating the ultimate phases of her being pregnant in a gorgeous means.
In anticipation of her daughter’s upcoming arrival, the anticipating actuality star and her fiancé, Slade Smiley, posed collectively in a “romantic” and “fairytale” photograph shoot, which documented the mama-to-be’s nine-month child bump.
Captured by Oxana Alex Pictures — each indoors on the photographer’s studio and outdoors in Marina Del Rey, California — in a sequence of pictures, the Actual Housewives of Orange County alum showcased her being pregnant physique in a number of floor-length and fitted robes.
“We wanted it to feel like a fairytale, and romantic, celebrating our little baby girl,” Rossi, 40, tells PEOPLE in regards to the garden-setting images, through which she posed each solo and alongside Smiley.
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Indoors, Rossi, who’s due July 11, says her “vision was to feel like a majestic empowered woman.” She provides in regards to the black-and-white pictures: “Maternal and goddess, like carrying her miracle child!”
For the photograph classes, styled by Naila Styling, Rossi posed in a sequence of clothes, together with a pink custom-made costume by Pedram Couture. The opposite robes, together with a white lace costume and a black strapless quantity, belonged to the photographer. Her make-up was completed by Sonia Kiani (@foreveruntamed), and her lengthy locks — styled by @Farahwiththegoodhair — had been each pulled again right into a braid and curled.
Since saying her being pregnant in December, Rossi has been documenting her journey to motherhood on social media.
Over the weekend, she confirmed off her nine-month child bump in a home made white bikini from her Amanda Louise assortment. Rossi posed by the pool for the Instagram pictures, which noticed her sporting a floral-patterned white gown by Woman Jetset excessive of her swimsuit, flowing behind her. She completed the summery look with an ideal pair of heart-shaped sun shades.
“I am within the house stretch now! I’m rocking my child bump at 9 months preggo! (virtually at 38 weeks! ) ,” Rossi captioned the pictures, including that her “body has definitely changed.”
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“I have gained 30 kilos throughout this being pregnant, however I am proudly owning my curves (and greater breasts) and having enjoyable simply embracing it, trigger who is aware of if I will ever have the chance to do that once more ,” she defined.
Days later, Rossi shared on Monday that she and Smiley expect to welcome their daughter, whom they plan to call Skylar Grey, on July 11, when she will probably be “induced doing a c-section.”
Swipe left #10 Days till I am induced and or doing a c-section (depending on what position Sky is in at the time) ————————————————————————-So Slade came downstairs on Saturday and I was crying and he said “baby what’s wrong” and I said “I’m so sad I’m not going to be pregnant anymore, and I feel like I needed more time with her in my belly” Did that happen to any of you? ————————————————————————- I mean my belly just finally really popped out this past month and a half, and I have been really enjoying it. I guess I don’t feel like I got enough time to really feel pregnant with a bump and all, and I’m starting to realize how much I am going to miss her kicks and jabs (even the really hard ones up in my ribs) It’s wild to think I will have this little life outside of me now. At least in the womb I felt like I could protect her from everything and we have had this special bond the whole time. I would sing or talk to her and she would kick back, it’s been truly one of the most incredible experiences of my whole life. ——————————————————————— Of course I’m so excited to meet her but also feeling emotions of sadness at the same time. Please tell me I’m not alone in this sentiment? ———————————————— Adorable pregnancy cards from #KPDesigns #pregnancyjourney #IVF #pregnant #baby #9months #lasttrimester #lovedbeingpregnant
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“Depending on what position Sky is in at the time,” defined Rossi, sharing a photograph slideshow of an ultrasound snapshot behind three totally different playing cards from KP Designs studying, so as, “The countdown is on,” “Nine months cooked” and “This is your eviction notice!”
“Slade got here downstairs on Saturday and I was crying and he mentioned ‘baby what’s mistaken’ and I mentioned ‘I’m so unhappy I’m not going to be pregnant anymore, and I really feel like I wanted extra time together with her in my stomach’ Did that occur to any of you?” Rossi requested her followers within the caption.
“I guess I don’t really feel like I received sufficient time to essentially really feel pregnant with a bump and all, and I’m beginning to understand how a lot I am going to overlook her kicks and jabs (even the actually laborious ones up in my ribs) ,” she shared. “It’s wild to think I will have this little life outside of me now. At least in the womb I felt like I could protect her from everything and we have had this special bond the whole time. I would sing or talk to her and she would kick back, it’s been truly one of the most incredible experiences of my whole life.”
She added: “In fact I’m so excited to fulfill her but additionally feeling feelings of disappointment on the similar time.“