Get ready to be excited: there's a baby Mitchell on the way! Your girl Shay Mitchell has just shared the big news, and yes, it is about that baby bump she's sporting. But there's more to the story than just smiles: she's also been opening up about the less than stellar things that happened before the baby.
Even though Shay's life looks pretty spectacular, she's been sharing about the challenges she faces. The most recent was a miscarriage that happened in 2018. But with a new, healthy little babe in her belly, she's looking more optimistic than ever. If you're curious about Shay's thoughts on marriage, parenthood, loss, and more, then you'll want to check out the video at the end of this article.
She truly spills it all and you definitely want to hear what she's got to say. Are you ready to hear all about Shay's pregnancy, miscarriage, and more?
You might need a slight refresher on our girl Shay Mitchell.
via: GettyBut don't worry, we've got you covered.
Shay started as a model, but quickly turned to acting as her true passion.
via: GettyHer career started with a part on DeGrassi: The Next Generation (I think it's Canadian law that every Canadian actor must have a part on DeGrassi).
But the role that made her a household name came a bit later.
via: GettyAnd was definitely more American.
The breakout show? Pretty Little Liars.
via: GettyShe played the jock character, Emily Fields, for a full seven seasons. Quite a role!
She's been busy since then too.
via: GettyShe has a role in the Netflix show You, as well as the ABC show Heiresses.
But she's branched out a bit now that she has established her acting career.
via: GettyShe wrote a young adult novel, got involved with charity, and most recently announced something exciting in her personal life.
The announcement happened on the 32 year old's wildly popular Instagram.
You guessed it:She's pregnant!!!
And her spirits seem to be high, as she's already making jokes.
Not only did she post on Instagram, she also shared an amazing Youtube video.
via: YoutubeWith an absolutely FIRE topless maternity shoot.
He actually works for quite an impressive company.
But the two have been pretty secretive about their relationship.
Those two years haven't all been easy and joyful.And the exciting news really puts that into perspective.
Shey shared in January that she had suffered a miscarriage in 2018.
And the insight she showed about the incident was powerful.
"We all have to deal with various struggles and challenges in life. And sometimes it’s easier to only showcase the good times on social media, which is what leads many people to criticize it for its lack of authenticity. I think that we need to remember that we are all on this journey together—in good times and in bad—and to remind ourselves that we seldom really know or understand the struggles and hardships that other people are going through." She shared.