As the due date fast approaches for Bindi Irwin, she has recreated her parent's maternity photo but, as always, some people have been quick to critique it.
Keep scrolling to see why...
Now, ever since the announcement, fans of the star have been beside themselves with excitement.
Another Irwin in the world? This is exactly what 2021 needs.
However, news and updates regarding her pregnancy have been scarce.
Though Bindi is very active on social media, she and the rest of her family have always maintained a high level of privacy when it comes to her more personal affairs.
So, of course, Bindi has kept her pregnancy quite close to her chest...Well, until now, that is.
Now, Bindi has been in the public eye for quite some time...
Sadly, Steve passed away in 2006 from a stingray attack while filming in the Great Barrier Reef.And, at the young age of just 8-years-old, Bindi read out a eulogy during her dad's memorial service.
Now, over a decade after her father's death, Bindi continues to follow in her father's footsteps, along with the rest of her family...Terri, Bindi, and Robert have all worked hard to keep Steve's legacy alive through their important work at his pride and joy, Australia Zoo.
And as you'd expect, this is where Bindi met her now-husband, Chandler Powell.
The pair met when Chandler, who's now twenty-two, was visiting the zoo while in Australia for a professional wakeboarding competition from the United States.
They have now been together for almost 7 years.
American-born Chandler exhibits the same passion for animals as the Irwin's, working with Bindi and her family at Australia Zoo.
And, on Bindi's twenty-first birthday...
She announced to her fans that they were engaged.
She shared this picture on her Instagram...
Alongside the caption: "On my birthday I said ‘yes’ and ‘forever’ to the love of my life. Chandler, close to 6 years ago I fell in love with you and every day since has been a whirlwind of adventure and true happiness. I’m so looking forward to spending our forever together as your wife. Here’s to a lifetime of friendship, purpose, and unconditional love. — Now let’s get married already!"
And last year, the happy day finally arrived.
On March 25th, 2020, Bindi and Chandler finally said their "I do's" and became husband and wife.
It was a small and private ceremony...
"We held a small ceremony and I married my best friend. There are no words to describe the amount of love and light in my heart right now. We’ve planned this beautiful day for nearly a year and had to change everything, as we didn’t have guests at our wedding. This was a very difficult decision but important to keep everyone safe. We wish all of our friends and family could have been there with us, however, it’s lovely that we will be able to share photos and videos," Bindi wrote on her Instagram.
They had no guests due to coronavirus restrictions...
They got married in a secluded location where Steve used to regularly film...
And Bindi recently spoke fondly of the day and how she honored her late dad.
They felt their wedding location was "meant to be"...Speaking to PEOPLE, Bindi said: "Where we got married was such a special place to dad. It’s a beautiful little area where he had filmed for many years. It felt really wonderful and just meant to be."
Steve was with them throughout the entire ceremony...
And for an added touch...
Bindi's bouquet that she carried down the aisle was finished with a khaki bow, which was Steve's signature color. "Most brides have something blue; I had my khaki," she said.
She has even kept her surname as a legacy to her dad.
Speaking to ET, Bindi said: "I’ve kept Bindi Irwin. I think that for me personally, after dad [Steve Irwin] passed away it was really important for me to feel close to him, and having his last name means so much to me."
And then, just 5 months on from their wedding...The couple came forward with yet another exciting announcement.
Bindi took to Instagram to reveal that she was pregnant with her first child.
She shared this photo of her and Chandler holding up a miniature khaki shirt...
Alongside the caption: "Baby Wildlife Warrior due 2021. Chandler and I are proud to announce that we’re expecting! It’s an honor to share this special moment in our lives with you. Though I’m still in my first trimester, we really want you to be part of our journey from the beginning of this new life chapter."
"We couldn’t wait to share the news as this beautiful little being has become the most important part of our lives. Your support means the world to us. Please let me know your best advice and send good vibes & prayers to our little sweetheart. Love & light."
Her husband, Chandler, seconded her announcement.
We’re going to be parents!! We have a baby Wildlife Warrior on the way coming in 2021. Becoming a dad is the highli… https://t.co/XRr08azfz1— Chandler Powell (@Chandler Powell)1597140001.0
Bindi's mom, Terri, expressed her joy, also.
This is the best day ever! I am over the moon to announce that @BindiIrwin and @chandlerpowell9 are going to have a… https://t.co/ToHv2IO4e4— Terri Irwin (@Terri Irwin)1597140191.0
A few weeks later, she shared the picture from her first sonogram.
"The animal joeys we care for are excited to meet our human joey. Baby Wildlife Warrior is about the size of a hummingbird now! We can’t wait to teach our little one about the importance of protecting our planet and the beauty of the wildlife and wild places we love so much. Thank you for your kindness and support on this magical journey."
She then revealed that they were expecting a baby girl."Baby girl, you are our world. Our beautiful daughter is now about the same size as a hatchling Aldabra tortoise and is as healthy as can be. We can’t wait for her arrival next year."
Bindi also posted a video on Instagram from a recent ultrasound appointment...
The camera then pans to show the ultrasound image with husband Powell saying, "Wow! You can see her heartbeat there."
Posting the video online, Bindi wrote: "Our beautiful daughter is the light of our lives. Beyond thankful that she chose us to be her parents. I can’t wait for her to be here next year."
But yesterday, Bindi gave us our first proper glimpse at her bump...
And, in the process, she recreated a beautiful moment once shared between her mom and dad.
For the most part, people are absolutely loving the touching post.
However, not everyone is too impressed.
And some critics took to social media to share their thoughts on the picture.
Here it is.
Recreating a very special moment. Third trimester love. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/w7b9wAl5VO— Bindi Irwin (@BindiIrwin) January 14, 2021
Bindi can be seen standing and cradling her bump as Chandler kisses it - just as Terri and Steve had done when they were expecting Robert.
As expected, there is nothing wrong with the beautiful snaps.