Your baby, your limits: Gemma Atkinson hits back at pregnancy police after hike

Gemma Atkinson is a known fitness fanatic and the mum-to-be enjoyed quite the exciting adventure with her partner Gorka Marquez last week.

Taking to Instagram, Gemma revealed that they climbed Mount Teide. Gemma shared a series of snaps from their trip but not long after sharing her stunning photos, the actress was hit with criticism from the ‘pregnancy police’.


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Gemma wasn’t surprised by the backlash, she even wrote about them in the caption, “Last week me and Gorks climbed Mount Teide (it’s a drive, cable car and flat walk before the pregnancy police start on me)”

Expectant mums are often hit with waves of unnecessary criticism if they exercise a lot during pregnancy, but there's no doubt Gemma knows exactly what she is doing.


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However, Gemma’s fans were quick to defend her decision. One wrote: “Your body, your baby, your limits.”

Another said: “Shame you have to explain yourself - as you're already active before pregnancy you'll easily be able to do these things.”


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“I wouldn’t even explain yourself, it’s your body and your baby. There will always be someone who has an opinion on the way you live your life but at the end of the days it’s nobody else’s business,” another wrote.

One added: “To hell with pregnancy police if you feel well enough to do anything do it. Your body will tell you if you can or can't do it.”

We couldn’t agree with Gemma’s followers more. The mum knows her limits and would always be safe and protect her baby. Everyone experiences pregnancy in their own individual way and Gemma’s fitness background may make climbing Mount Teide easier for her than other mums.




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