Helen Flanagan says shes changed her mind about having more kids despite pregnancy difficulties

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Back in January, Helen Flanagan declared her third baby would be her last after once again suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, the severe morning sickness that left her bed bound and in and out of hospital for months.

But talking to OK! three months on from the birth of her adorable son Charlie, it seems Helen’s had a change of heart.

“When you feel so dreadful, you do think, ‘No way, I will absolutely never have another baby,’ but as soon as Charlie arrived I just thought, ‘You’re so worth it,’” says the former Coronation Street star. “I wouldn’t rule out another. I’ve always said in my head I wanted four.”

Helen, who is engaged to Preston North End footballer Scott Sinclair, 32, already had daughters Matilda, six, and Delilah, three, when Charlie came along – on Scott’s birthday, 25 March.

And while the couple weren't crossing their fingers for a boy, adding a son to their family has been a joy.

Helen explains: "Scott and I are loving it. It was such a lovely surprise. We wouldn’t have cared if we’d had another girl – you just feel so lucky if you have a healthy baby – but when Charlie was born it was such a shock.

"I remember crying the day after because I was so happy."

Despite now having three children to look after, Helen says that the current situation is a definite improvement on when she was pregnant with Charlie and battling terrible sickness.

"It was actually worse when I was pregnant and really unwell with hyperemesis," she said. "I had such mum guilt and felt absolutely terrible that I couldn’t do nice things with the girls.

"I feel like I missed Delilah being two because I was so ill and I feel like I have some making up to do with her. As soon as I had Charlie I could clean my kitchen and open the fridge without wanting to throw up!"

"It’s not just morning sickness, it’s really nasty," she added. "It absolutely wiped me out for three months – for a good two months I couldn’t even lift my head off the pillow. All the medication they gave me at the hospital didn’t work."

Yet amazingly, having vowed that the illness was a very good reason to stop at three, it seems Helen's had a change of heart.

She says: "I’m not ruling out having another. I think for women it’s really sad to say, 'This is my last baby.' And Scott is very laid-back about it. But I would have to wait until Charlie is a bit older."

Read Helen's full interview – and see all the stunning pictures from her OK! shoot with her kids – here.

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