Singer says she struggled to shift her pregnancy pounds

Myleene Klass says she was horrified when she realised she had to wear a skimpy bikini for an Marks & Spencer photoshoot – just 3 months after giving birth.

The 30-year-old had her first child, Ava, last August. And she says she found it difficult to shift the baby weight.

‘I put on 4st when I was pregnant and it was hard to get that off,’ she says.

But the worst moment for her was when she realised she had to be pictured in a skimpy bikini. ‘I just felt physically sick,’ she admits. ‘It was really difficult for me to overcome my [body] issues so soon after giving birth.’

Myleene has now lost the extra baby pounds and now feels more confident with her body.

‘I’m a real woman with curves,’ she tells Sunday People. ‘I’ve got stretch marks and I wobble in different places, but it’s just like war wounds and I wear them with pride.’

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