Stacey Solomon admits feeling guilty about having three children with different fathers

Singer Stacey Solomon poses for photographers on arrival at the premiere of the film 'Peter Rabbit', in London, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)

Singer and TV presenter Stacey Solomon has said the "stigma" around having children with different fathers had caused her to feel guilty.

The 29-year-old is pregnant with her third child, which is her first with former EastEnders actor Joe Swash.

She told Closer Magazine that she worried about her children having a "negative or confused upbringing".

The Loose Women panellist had her first child, Zachary, when she was a teenager in 2008 and gave birth to her second son, Leighton, in 2012 with her then fiancé.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 10: Joe Swash attends the VIP Party with Stacey Solomon as she celebrates the launch of her new collection with Primark on October 10, 2018 in London, England. The collection launches on Thursday 11th October. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Primark)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash attend the Pride of Britain Awards 2018 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on October 29, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash attend the exclusive launch for NERF Laser Ops Pro on July 18, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Hasbro)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon attend the Britain's Got Talent Childline Ball at Old Billingsgate Market on September 28, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash attend day six of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 29: Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon attend the National Film Awards at Porchester Hall on March 29, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Joe Maher/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: (L) Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash attend the Gala Screening of 'Smurfs: The Lost Village' at Cineworld Leicester Square on March 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash attends Jonathan Ross's Halloween Party on October 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by GC Images/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: (L-R) Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon attend the opening night of Marvel Universe LIVE! At The O2 in London, where they experienced an epic live entertainment spectacular including Marvel characters such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and more on September 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images for Marvel Universe LIVE!)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Stacey Soloman and Joe Swash attend the UK Premiere of 'Finding Dory' at Odeon Leicester Square on July 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 09: Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon attending Kevin Pietersen's KP24 Foundation Gala Dinner on June 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Milan/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 09: Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon attend the KP24 Foundation Charity Gala Dinner at The Waldorf Hilton Hotel on June 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash arrive for the Gala Screening of 'Game of Thrones' Season 5, Episode 8: 'Hardhome' at Empire Leicester Square on March 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LOUGHTON, ESSEX - JANUARY 26: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) New Couple Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash are seen out together on January 26, 2016 in Loughton, Essex. (Photo by Ada/SamanthaJ/GC Images)
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"I did feel guilty about having babies with different dads", she said.

"There's a stigma about having babies with different partners.

"I've definitely felt pressure from people - people I don't know, and even people I do know.

"Even those close to me have had their opinions on it, and that can hurt."

Solomon said, though, that she is very happy with her current situation.

She said: "My boys are incredibly loved - by me and their fathers, and by Joe, who is just another positive male role model in their lives.

"And that can only be good for them. They are so content and confident and happy."

Stacey Solomon and son Leighton attends Fun In The Foyer Screening Of Detective Pikachu at BFI Southbank on April 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for Warner Bros.)

Solomon rose to fame on The X Factorin 2009, finishing third behind Joe McElderry and Olly Murs.

She met Swash, who also has a child from a previous relationship. when she won I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here in 2010.

The 37-year-old actor, who previously won the jungle-based reality show, was then host of the spin-off programme I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here, NOW.

The couple have been together since 2016.

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

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