Shanina Shaik has announced that she is expecting her first child with boyfriend Matthew Adesuyan.
The Australian model (31) took to Instagram on Sunday – which happens to be Australia’s Mother’s Day – where she showed off her growing bump on the baby in a series of stunning shots.
Shanina also wrote a shocking message to her unborn child, calling the baby ‘the new love of my life’ because she said she would raise them to be ‘kind, caring and considerate’.
Congratulations! Shanina Shaik has announced that she is expecting her first child with boyfriend Matthew Adesuyan
She wrote: ‘For the new love of my life, thank you for choosing me to be your mom. I’ve always wanted you since I know for myself, and sometimes my patience was put to the test.
‘It had to be the right moment and I can say with confidence that I am ready to be your guide, your protector and your best friend.’
Giving an insight into her pregnancy journey so far, she added: ‘As each month passes during this precious journey of pregnancy, I learn what the role of a mother entails.
‘I care a lot, especially about your well-being and development. It’s a feeling I’ve never experienced before, not even about myself. I would do everything for you, be everything for you and sacrifice everything for you. ‘
Expectant parents: Australian model, 31, showed off her growing bump on baby on Instagram on Sunday – which happens to be Mother’s Day in Australia in a series of stunning shots [pictured with boyfriend Matthew Adesuyan]
Continuing her sincere message, she continued: ‘I was raised by an amazing woman who taught me so much about motherhood. She set the bar high and I don’t want to disappoint you.
“I want to raise you the way she raised me; be kind, caring, thoughtful and be the best version of yourself. I want to lead you to dream big and work hard, to live your life with passion and to achieve your goals, no matter what they were.
‘I want you to know that no matter what life throws at you, you can count on me to be with you.
‘You will be supported and loved through every moment of your life, just as I was.’
Beautiful: Shanina also wrote a shocking message to her unborn child, calling the baby ‘the new love of my life’ because she said she would raise them to be ‘kind, caring and considerate’
Concluding her emotional letter, Angelica Victoria’s Secret wrote: ‘Sharing you with the world today is the most precious gift I could receive on Mother’s Day.
‘Mom and Dad can’t wait to meet you! Always love, your mom ‘.’
Speaking about her pregnancy before posting the news on social media, Shanina told People that she has experienced ‘a lot of changes in my body and my environment’.
The beauty added that her pregnancy was generally a ‘really enjoyable, healthy and amazing experience’.
Exciting moments: Speaking about her pregnancy before posting news on social media, Shanina told People that she has experienced ‘a lot of changes in my body and environment’
She continued: ‘I was very lucky and excited to finally share the news. It’s quite exciting for me and my partner and our family. ‘
Stunning, who does not reveal the sex of her baby, also noted that she is in the ‘second trimester’ and is expecting an ‘autumn baby’, before noting that her growing bump is getting harder to hide.
Shanina debuted her relationship with Matthew on Valentine’s Day last year, and the couple officially became on Instagram.
Coming soon: Stunning, who doesn’t reveal her baby’s gender, also noted that she’s in her ‘second trimester’ and expecting an ‘autumn baby’, before noting that her bump is getting harder to hide
Sharing a black-and-white picture of the couple, Shanina wrote: My Valentine … Happy Valentine’s Day. ‘
She was previously married to DJ Ruckus, aka Gregory Andrews, from 2018 to 2019.
In December, Shanina admitted she was ready to remarry despite her heartbreaking divorce.
Posting on Instagram Stories, the Melbourne-born glamorous wrote: ‘I think marriage can be a beautiful community!’
Sharing a picture from her wedding day with Ruckus, she added: ‘I’m not against it … and I’d like to remarry one day.’
Love: Shanina debuted her relationship with Matthew on Valentine’s Day last year, and the couple officially became on Instagram