Martha Kalifatidis, star of Married At First Sight, has announced that she will be expecting her first child with her fiance Michael Brunelli.
After being quiet on their social media, the couple, who met on the sixth season of the Aussie reality TV program, took to Instagram to tell their followers.
"We wanted to explain our situation and make a little bit of an announcement. Martha is expecting," Michael said.
Martha said that although she is thrilled, it has been a difficult time for her since she was diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition that causes severe nausea and excessive vomiting during pregnancy.
"We are so excited, we are so happy, it was a total surprise." But at five weeks old, I was diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum, according to the makeup artist.
"Which is severe chronic nausea and vomiting with no relief. It's 24-7. I literally didn't get out of bed for two months. I couldn't even breathe." There were days I didn't even get up to pee. I lost ten kilograms in five weeks."
Martha's situation has improved since she began seeing a doctor in Melbourne.
"She has given me medication that has literally been life-changing. It is helping me to reclaim my identity," she said.
Martha had been a bit quiet on her Instagram in the past few months. Michael took to his profile to announce that his fiancee had contracted a viral infection in Europe. The couple thanked their friends and followers for their messages and support.
Married at First Sight UK is airing on E4 in the United Kingdom. Married at First Sight Australia is airing on Nine Network in Australia and E4 in the United Kingdom.
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