Pregnant Christina Anstead Celebrates Baby Shower Ahead of Welcoming Her Third Child

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    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Christina Anstead&nbsp;is ready for baby number three!” data-reactid=”16″>Christina Anstead is ready for baby number three!

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Three months after announcing that she and husband Ant Anstead&nbsp;were expecting their first child together, the 35-year-old&nbsp;Flip or Flop and Christina on the Coast star celebrated her baby shower on Sunday afternoon at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California.” data-reactid=”17″>Three months after announcing that she and husband Ant Anstead were expecting their first child together, the 35-year-old Flip or Flop and Christina on the Coast star celebrated her baby shower on Sunday afternoon at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="In attendance at the shower were 24 close friends and family members including Christina’s 8½-year-old daughter Taylor Reese,&nbsp;her mother Laurie Haack, sister Carly Haack, as well as her grandmother, cousin and aunt.” data-reactid=”18″>In attendance at the shower were 24 close friends and family members including Christina’s 8½-year-old daughter Taylor Reese, her mother Laurie Haack, sister Carly Haack, as well as her grandmother, cousin and aunt.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Guests participated in DIY activities including planting succulents and making their own bath salts, and snacked blue donuts and cake – the former Flip or Flop star is expecting a boy.” data-reactid=”19″>Guests participated in DIY activities including planting succulents and making their own bath salts, and snacked blue donuts and cake – the former Flip or Flop star is expecting a boy.

    The event’s flowers and whimsical dream catchers which were placed throughout the trees, were provided by Penelope Pots Floral & Event Design.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Parents newsletter.” data-reactid=”21″>Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Parents newsletter.

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    Christina Anstead | Justin Coit

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Ant and Christina’s baby son on the way is the couple’s first child together, while Christina also shares daughter Taylor and son&nbsp;Brayden James, 3½, with her ex-husband&nbsp;Tarek El Moussa. Ant is also a father to son&nbsp;Archie, 12, and daughter&nbsp;Amelie, 15, with his ex Louise.” data-reactid=”34″>Ant and Christina’s baby son on the way is the couple’s first child together, while Christina also shares daughter Taylor and son Brayden James, 3½, with her ex-husband Tarek El Moussa. Ant is also a father to son Archie, 12, and daughter Amelie, 15, with his ex Louise.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Christina announced the couple’s happy news in March, alongside an Instagram&nbsp;photo of herself holding out an ultrasound photo while hugging Anstead.” data-reactid=”35″>Christina announced the couple’s happy news in March, alongside an Instagram photo of herself holding out an ultrasound photo while hugging Anstead.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="RELATED:&nbsp;Christina Anstead Shares Hilarious Snap of Husband Ant’s Newfound Love for Her Pregnancy Pillow” data-reactid=”36″>RELATED: Christina Anstead Shares Hilarious Snap of Husband Ant’s Newfound Love for Her Pregnancy Pillow

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="“@ant_anstead&nbsp;and I are so excited to announce&nbsp;#babyanstead&nbsp;coming this September!! The kids are all so excited to meet their new sibling ♥️” the mom-to-be wrote, adding the hashtags, “#5 #Gonnaneedabiggercar!”” data-reactid=”37″>“@ant_anstead and I are so excited to announce #babyanstead coming this September!! The kids are all so excited to meet their new sibling ♥️” the mom-to-be wrote, adding the hashtags, “#5 #Gonnaneedabiggercar!”

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="In April, Christina’s publicist confirmed exclusively to PEOPLE that the couple was expecting a boy.” data-reactid=”38″>In April, Christina’s publicist confirmed exclusively to PEOPLE that the couple was expecting a boy.

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    Ant and Christina Anstead

    The mom-to-be has been chronicling her pregnancy journey on social media.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Last week, both Christina and Ant shared a hilarious photo of Ant stealing his wife’s beloved pregnancy pillow to take a nap in.” data-reactid=”52″>Last week, both Christina and Ant shared a hilarious photo of Ant stealing his wife’s beloved pregnancy pillow to take a nap in.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="“The moment @christinaanstead got this pregnancy pillow I’ve been MAD at her!! Hubby replaced by a pillow!” Ant wrote alongside the photo, where he can be seen hugging his wife’s pillow and their dog Cashie as his face is comfortably buried in the pillow’s crevice.” data-reactid=”53″>“The moment @christinaanstead got this pregnancy pillow I’ve been MAD at her!! Hubby replaced by a pillow!” Ant wrote alongside the photo, where he can be seen hugging his wife’s pillow and their dog Cashie as his face is comfortably buried in the pillow’s crevice.