She’s owing to welcome her second baby in February with boyfriend Andrew Parsons.
And expecting Rebecca Adlington took to Instagram on Thursday to display off her gorgeous nursery makeover in advance of supplying birth.
The Olympic gold medallist, 31, shared numerous in advance of and immediately after snaps alongside a transformation movie to her account.
Rebecca admitted that the makeover experienced taken months as they turned her former wander-in wardrobe to the baby’s room.
The athlete uncovered that the nursery needed new carpet, double glazed windows and painting.
Rebecca added that she was fortunate to even now have belongings from when her 1st kid, daughter Summer, five, who she co-dad and mom with ex-spouse Harry Needs, was a little one these types of as a cot, transforming table and chair.
The athlete has opted for plush gray carpets a with matching colored wallpaper in the nursery, introducing a pop of colour with blue curtains and a star print lampshade.
Other aspects consist of a white cot and switching table with a beige cozy-hunting armchair.
Rebecca has by now crammed the area with toys, publications and personalised facts for her second boy or girl.
She captioned the transformation publish with: ‘Baby’s room [blue heart] This home has taken months. It was my stroll in wardrobe as our bedroom would not have wardrobes as it is really a loft conversion.
‘We by no means painted the home or did anything to it when we moved in. So it necessary new carpet, new double glazed window and it all portray.
‘Luckily, I saved most points I experienced from when Summer time was a infant… the cot, chair, little one modify desk etc. We have bought a new wardrobe from @mamasandpapas which is these types of a fantastic dimension and we love it!
‘We are also sooo grateful to relatives and pals for passing on 2nd hand items and some lovely new presents as well. Thank you so a great deal. #nurserydecor #babysroom #home #roommakeover.’
The athlete has been hectic transforming her home ahead of the baby’s arrival and before this month she unveiled her ‘dream’ kitchen area.
It will come after Rebecca joked that she was ‘ready to pop’ previously this week as she shared a snap of her baby bump.
The Olympic gold medallist was every inch the doting mom-to-be as she affectionately touched her growing tummy in the selfie.
She captioned the radiant picture with: ‘Yep I am completely ready to pop! So thrilled for the minor one particular to arrive. I sense like it’s gone very promptly right up until now…. now it feels like it really is dragging but then again we are in lockdown and it’s January.’
It comes after Rebecca uncovered she is not a ‘strict parent’ with daughter Summer season, five, who she co-mother and father with ex-spouse Harry Wants.
The swimmer claimed that people be expecting her to be more difficult on her daughter due to the fact of her working experience of schooling for the Olympics.
However, Rebecca reported that she and Harry, 28, who is a former swimmer himself, have adopted a ‘good cop and negative cop’ style of parenting.
The Olympian claimed that she is a comfortable mum or dad, hinting that Harry will take the purpose of ‘bad cop’ in the candid insight into their lifestyle as exes.
Rebecca and Harry married in 2014 and split in 2016, soon after 18 months of marriage.
Conversing to The Sunshine, Rebecca reported: ‘We simply call it excellent cop and terrible cop. When she was born absolutely everyone believed I would be the bad cop — simply because of my sports activities track record, I am really tough…
‘I’m like, ‘No, let’s do it, we can do this’. That is my sort of mentality. To be a sportsperson you have to be like that.
‘And I think everybody was like, ‘Bec is likely to be the negative cop’. But I am unquestionably not the terrible cop. I get informed off for currently being way too delicate with Summer.’
Rebecca is due to welcome her 2nd baby in February, her first youngster with her boyfriend Andrew Parsons.