Former Love Island star Olivia Bowen enjoyed her first outing with newborn son Abel on Tuesday – four days after giving birth.
The reality star, 28, who shares Abel with husband Alex Bowen, 31, who she met on the show in 2016, took to Instagram to share adorable snaps of her ‘very scary’ first outing with the newborn as she headed to the pub.
The blonde beauty seemed in high spirits as she rocked a blue shirt and glasses while cradling Abel in her arms.
‘Our little love bubble’: Olivia Bowen, 28, took to Instagram to share several adorable snaps of her ‘very scary’ first outing with her newborn Abel ‘AJ’ Jacob who she gave birth to on Friday
She said: ‘Wow going out for the first time is tiring. We got home & was so knackered were now hibernating in the lounge where its cool.
‘Abel was such a good boy though he just had a feed and then chilled whilst we had lunch at the pub.
‘We wanted to get out asap as I knew I would be nervous and I hate to build things up. It was super cute but I’m happy to be back home in our bubble.’
‘Happy to be back home’: The former Love Island star had her first child with husband Alex who she met on the show in 2016, opened up about her first few days with the tot
In another snap of herself breastfeeding her baby boy she added that the real reason she came home was due to her ‘stitches’ and she will open up about her experience soon.
She wrote: ‘I actually only really left because the benches were hard on my stitches.
‘I will talk about my experience when I can its still quite fresh but it all ended positively with Abel & I both healthy & that’s all we ever needed.
‘I will plan to do a little Q&A at some point so we can all have a chinwag together & I can fill you guys in as I’ve had such lovely messages & questions so thank you for your support as always.
‘Little love bubble’: Olivia detailed how she would have stayed out longer but her ‘stitches’ were irritating her and promised to do a Q&A with fans soon about her experience
‘Just loving this time with Alex & Abel in put little love bubble, its overwhelming, demanding but just so precious xx’.
In a short clip, the newborn was all tucked up in his pram while Olivia beamed at the camera proudly.
She penned: ‘We’re out. Very scary’.
Olivia shared an intimate picture of the tot fast to sleep on her bare chest on Tuesday as she closed her eyes showcasing her natural beauty.
‘My heart aches’: Olivia shared an intimate picture of the tot fast to sleep on her bare chest on Tuesday as she closed her eyes showcasing her natural beauty
She said: ‘My heart aches it is the hardest feeling to explain. I never understood it when I was told, until now!’
The Love Island star announced the happy news on Sunday as she shared a picture alongside her partner, 30, and their bundle of joy.
In the caption of her post where she breastfeeds the tot, she gushed: ‘Abel Jacob Bowen. You are everything. 10/06/22.’
Congrats! The Love Island star announced the happy news on Sunday as she shared a picture alongside her partner, 30, and their bundle of joy
Happy: In the caption of her post, she gushed: Abel Jacob Bowen. You are everything. 10/06/22′
Taking to his own profile on the social media platform, the former scaffolder shared a similar snap along with a sweet message.
He penned: ‘Abel Jacob Bowen, but you can call him AJ… The day our lives changed for the better 10/06/22.’
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New addition: Taking to his own profile on the social media platform, the former scaffolder shared a similar snap along with a sweet message
In their element: He penned: ‘Abel Jacob Bowen, but you can call him AJ… The day our lives changed for the better 10/06/22’
Earlier this year, Olivia told MailOnline of her pregnancy: ‘I’m so excited to become a Mum. It feels very surreal still to even say it, but we both can’t wait for the next part of our lives. Alex is going to be the best dad – he’s so caring, kind and a big kid at heart.
‘My pregnancy is going really fast; We still both can’t quite believe it’s happening. We’re having to stop ourselves buying all the baby clothes at the moment, we just get too excited.
‘Our family and friends were so shocked when we told them, but I just knew very early on, you know your body. We’re not going to find out what we’re having, I think the surprise will make it extra special.’
Olivia and Alex, formerly a sales executive and scaffolder respectively, soared to fame in 2016 when they appeared on the ITV2 reality show, where she was an original star and he, a late and extremely popular entrant.
After leaving the villa their romance soon when from strength to strength and Alex popped the question in New York in 2016.
Loved-up couple Olivia and Alex tied the knot in a luxurious Essex ceremony two years after meeting on Love Island during series two.
Throwback: The couple soared to fame in 2016 when they appeared on the ITV2 reality show, where she was an original star and he, a late and extremely popular entrant