The Block’s Tess Struber gets candid about her pregnancy struggles as she reveals she had ‘nausea’ and ‘nosebleeds’ during her first trimester
The Block 2019 winners Tess and Luke Struber announced on Sunday they were expecting their first child together in April next year.
And on Tuesday, Tess spoke candidly about her pregnancy in an Instagram Q&A.
When a fan asked whether she’d experienced any sickness, the 28-year-old explained that she’d suffered from ‘nausea’ and ‘nosebleeds’ during her first trimester.
‘I was pretty sick’: The Block 2019 winners, Tess and Luke Struber, announced on Sunday, that they are expecting their first child in April 2021, and on Tuesday, Tess got candid about how she has been coping with her first pregnancy in an Instagram Q&A
‘I was pretty sick! From about six weeks to 13 weeks: nausea, migraines, nose bleeds and a little bit of vomiting,’ she said.
‘I drank ginger tea and took took ginger tablets, which helped. I force fed myself small meals throughout the day and kept my food really simple.’
She continued: ‘There isn’t a lot you can do unfortunately but keep drinking water.’
Unwell: After one fan asked whether she has experienced any sickness while pregnant, the 28-year-old explained that during her first trimester, she suffered from ‘nausea’ and ‘nosebleeds’
Another fan was eager to know if Tess was pregnant when she and Luke appeared on an episode of The Block earlier this year.
Tess responded: ‘No I wasn’t! That was roughly a month before we fell pregnant! I wouldn’t have been able to function if I was.’
The couple announced their baby news in an interview with Stellar magazine over the weekend.
In a family way: The couple announced the exciting news in The Sunday Telegraph’s Stellar magazine, and said parenthood was something they have been planning on
At the time of publication, Tess revealed she was almost 20 weeks pregnant.
‘We’re having a baby, and we’re so excited. It’s something we’ve been planning on for a while, and the stars aligned perfectly,’ she said.
‘I’m almost 20 weeks now, so I’m pretty pregnant,’ she added with a laugh.
‘I’m pretty pregnant’: At the time of publication, Tess revealed that she’s almost 20 weeks pregnant