The Truth About Hannah Ferrier's Pregnancy

Below Deck Mediterranean's Hannah Ferrier is pregnant! The reality star announced the joyful news in an Instagram post showing off her baby bump. "You are already my favourite adventure," she wrote in the caption of the sweet post. Hannah revealed in the comments (via People) that she is five months along.

In an interview with Bravo's The Daily Dish, Hannah said that she and her boyfriend, Josh, are thrilled to become parents. "I'm very excited," she said, adding that finding out she was expecting a baby was "a little surreal." She continued, "It was good though. I think I had far more fun telling my partner."

Josh is reportedly "over the moon" to become a dad. The couple already know the baby's sex, although Hannah said she won't be sharing it with fans or even having a reveal party as she is "not a massive fan of those." Hannah and Josh even have a name picked out although they're also keeping that a secret. "Yeah, that was one of the first things," she said. "I think we went back-and-forth a little bit, but I got my way in the end."

Hannah Ferrier's pregnancy has been a bit difficult so far

Hannah revealed that her first trimester was rough, and that her terrible morning sickness helped her relate to the Below Deck Med guests a little bit better. "I kind of understood all the guests complaining about seasickness after that," she said.

As rough as her first trimester was, Hannah said that it did teach her something about motherhood. Since Hannah is the kind of person who will "give it a day or two" when she's sick and then "kind of ignore it and keep going" if she isn't better by then, she had to learn how to put her baby first and give herself time to feel better. "You can't just say, 'Oh, I'm gonna ignore that I'm feeling like this,' because you're harming your child," she said. 

Thankfully, Hannah is feeling much better now. "It's very tiring," she said. "You just get tired a lot easier. But apart from that, I feel good."

Being pregnant during a pandemic has made Hannah Ferrier's pregnancy harder

Being pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic has come with another set of challenges. "I think adjusting to your hormones and the world being in a pandemic at the same time is a little interesting," said Hannah. "Things that normally I would have kind of taken in my stride were making me really sad and upsetting me. Even just being in the supermarket and being over people and not being able to buy toilet paper and stuff, I would start crying in the middle of the supermarket."

Fortunately, Hannah has had her boyfriend to support her through all the tears. "I think my boyfriend's seen me cry more in these two months than he has our entire relationship, that's for sure," she said. "But yeah, hormones and pandemic at the same time is not the best recipe."

Being a mom will not hinder Hannah Ferrier's social life

While becoming a mom is going to change a lot of things for Hannah, she isn't too worried about it cramping her style. She sees no reason why having a baby should mean limiting her social life, and said that she plans to include her new bundle of joy in her social life as much as she can.

"I lived in France for many, many years where they just incorporate their children into their social life, and I think it's good for kids to get used to being out at restaurants and a social life and all that sort of stuff," she explained. "We've got a big backyard now, so I'm sure we'll be doing lots of entertaining."

Two people who will likely be included at those backyard get-togethers are her fellow Below Deck Med castmates Anastasia Surmava and Aesha Scott who were among the first to hear Hannah's happy news. "They were both in tears, said Hannah. "They know me very well... and they're both happy for me. They'll both make amazing adoptive aunties."

This is how Below Deck Med prepared Hannah to be a mom

In spite of all the challenges, Hannah couldn't be happier to be a mom. While parenthood will no doubt be a big adjustment for Hannah, she feels more than prepared for the job, thanks to her time on Below Deck Med. While people have warned her about how challenging parenthood is and have told her that she will "be so sleep deprived," Hannah is no stranger to hard work or a lack of sleep.

"I just cannot see it being any harder or any more sleep deprived than a season of Below Deck Med, that's for sure," she said. "If you ever want training to be a mother, then you should probably go and work on a superyacht for a few years, because I think it'll be a walk in the park compared to that."