Shanina Shaik shares photos of her growing baby bump just days after the model announced she's expecting her first child

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Earlier this month she revealed she's expecting her first child.

And Shanina Shaik has shown off her baby bump in a series of candid photos shared to Instagram on Monday.

The pictures, captioned 'poolside weekend', showed the model in a bikini and sarong while flaunting her bare bump.

Bumping along nicely: Shanina Shaik has shown off her baby bump in a series of candid photos shared to Instagram on Monday

In one of the photos, the 31-year-old beauty cradled her bump with one hand.  

Shaik recently announced she's expecting her first child with boyfriend Matthew Adesuyan.

The Australian model took to Instagram on Mother's Day and showed off her growing baby bump in a series of stunning snaps.

Poolside: In one of the photos, the 31-year-old beauty cradled her bump with one hand

The simple life: The pictures, captioned 'poolside weekend', showed the model in a bikini and sarong while flaunting her bare bump

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Shanina also penned a poignant note to her unborn child, calling the baby 'the new love of my life' as she declared she will raise them to be 'kind, caring and thoughtful'.

She penned: 'To the new love of my life, Thank you for choosing me to be your Mum.' 

'I have always wanted you for as long as I can remember, and at times my patience was tested.

Congratulations! Shaik recently announced she's expecting her first child with boyfriend Matthew Adesuyan

'The timing had to be right, and I can say with confidence that I am ready to be your guide, your protector and your best friend.'

Giving an insight into her pregnancy journey so far, she added: 'As each month goes by during this precious journey of pregnancy, I am learning what the role of being a mother entails.

'I worry a lot, especially about your well being and development. It’s a feeling that I’ve never experienced before, not even about myself. I would do anything for you, be anything for you and sacrifice anything for you.'

Parents-to-be: The Australian model took to Instagram on Mother's Day where she showed off her growing baby bump in a series of stunning snaps [pictured with boyfriend Matthew Adesuyan]

Continuing her heartfelt message, she went on: 'I was raised by an amazing woman who taught me so much about Motherhood. She has set the bar high and I don’t want to disappoint you.

'I want to raise you as she raised me; to be kind, caring, thoughtful and to be the best version of yourself. I want to guide you to dream big and work hard, to live your life with passion and to reach your goals, no matter what they are.

'I want you to know that no matter what life throws at you, you can count on me to be there for you.

'You will be supported and loved through every moment in your life, just as I have been.'

Beautiful: Shanina also penned a poignant note to her unborn child, calling the baby 'the new love of my life' as she declared she will raise them to be 'kind, caring and thoughtful'

Concluding her emotional letter, the Victoria's Secret Angel penned: 'Sharing you with the world today is the most precious gift I could possibly receive on Mother’s Day.

'Mummy and Daddy cant wait to meet you! Love always, Your Mum ‚̧ԳŹ.'

Speaking about her pregnancy ahead of breaking the news on social media, Shanina told People she's had 'a lot of change in my body and my surroundings.'

The beauty added that overall, her pregnancy has been 'a really pleasant, healthy, and amazing experience.'

Exciting times: Speaking about her pregnancy ahead of breaking the news on social media, Shanina told People she's had 'a lot of change in my body and my surroundings'

She went on: 'I've been quite lucky and I'm just excited to finally share the news. It is quite exciting for myself and my partner and our families as well.'

The stunner, who is not revealing the sex of her baby, also remarked that she's in her 'second trimester' and is expecting a 'fall baby', before noting that her growing bump is getting 'harder to hide'.

Shanina debuted her relationship with Matthew on Valentine's Day last year, with the pair going official on Instagram.

Coming soon: The stunner, who is not revealing the sex of her baby, also remarked that she's in her 'second trimester' and is expecting a 'fall baby', before noting that her growing bump is getting 'harder to hide'

Sharing a black-and-white picture of the couple, Shanina wrote: My Valentine... Happy Valentine's Day.'

She was previously married to DJ Ruckus, a.k.a. Gregory Andrews, from 2018 to 2019. 

In December, Shanina admitted she was open to tying the knot again despite her heartbreaking divorce.

Posting to Instagram Stories, the Melbourne-born glamazon wrote: 'I think marriage can be a beautiful union!'

Sharing a picture from her wedding day to Ruckus, she added: 'I'm not against it... and I would love to get married again one day.'

Love: Shanina debuted her relationship with Matthew on Valentine's Day last year, with the pair going official on Instagram

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