Helen Flanagan reveals sex of her baby and why hotel staff knew before she did

Helen Flanagan

by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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Helen Flanagan is currently expecting her second child with her boyfriend Scott Sinclair

Last year Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan announced she's pregnant with her second child. The soap star and her footballer boyfriend Scott Sinclair are already parents to their two-year-old daughter Matilda.

Now, the yummy mummy has revealed that while on holiday in Dubai she discovered her second child's gender and that the hotel staff knew before she did!

Check out: This week's Coronation Street spoilers...

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Audrey convinces Geoff to go on a date with her

Oblivious Audrey invites herself along on a date with Geoff and Yasmeen, who feels so awkward that she leaves abruptly.

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She realises her mistake

But as she watches Geoff staring wistfully after Yasmeen, Audrey realises what a plonker she is and encourages him to go after her. Yasmeen is over the moon - but Sally is less than impressed.

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Sally tries to break them up

Silly Sally meddles in their blossoming relationship, and attempts to thwart it by inviting them over for dinner. But by the end of the week, Tim is astonished to see Sally shake Yasmeen's hand.

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Beth's dodgy dealings actually come good

After Beth overhears Amy charging her grandad Ken £21 a week to walk his dog Eccles, Beth decides to take matters into her own hands.

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Beth steals Eccles as part of a plot

Bad Beth steals the dog, ratting on Amy to Ken and saying that Kirk would be a better dog-walker - however, it works even better than they'd hoped, as David employs him to walk his dog too.

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Yet another jackpot for the pair

Whilst walking the dogs, Kirk helps a woman who is having trouble controlling her dog. She's so impressed that she hires him as a dog trainer, but Tyrone convinces him to lie to Beth and pretend she's in her sixties. Yeah, because that's going to work out great...

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Johnny confides in Aidan

Johnny is baffled when Jenny postpones their leaving party, before confiding in Aidan and then Liz that Jenny has been acting strangely lately. Liz advises him to talk to Jenny.

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Jenny reveals her secret tragedy

Johnny implies to Jenny that he's worried she's cheating on him - but Jenny reveals the real reason that she's been distant.

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She takes Johnny on a trip down memory lane

Jenny takes Johnny to a children's playground, revealing that her son passed away, it's the anniversary of his death and that she scattered his ashes there. One of the reasons she was keen to leave was to escape all the memories.

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Josh can't resist winding David up

Josh is still digging his claws into poor David, who bumps into him with his new girlfriend Emma. What does he say that riles him so much? Elsewhere, Shona confronts David about his new relationship and Emma is shocked when he shouts at his children. Imran also advises David to plead guilty.

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Jude gets himself in a tight spot

Jude is terrified when he spots Angie arriving at the Marine Life Centre, and sets off the fire alarm. As everyone is evacuating, he gets rid of his shop uniform and meets Angie, who says she has come to speak to his bullying colleagues. Jude tells her everything is sorted and that they have agreed to come round for dinner. He confides in Mary and she comes up with a solution.

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Angie is NOT happy when she discovers Jude's lies

Mary has hired two people to play Seth and Phillipa, but the real pair at that moment are sacking Jude after spotting him set off the alarm on the CCTV. He runs back to the Rovers to abort the plan, but Angie arrives and ushers them all over. Of course, she finds out what has happened and is furious with her husband.

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Angie pours her heart out to Adam

In her fury, Angie heads over to the solicitors office and bumps into Adam, who offers her a shoulder to cry on - and a few whiskies...

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Rana tries to be honest with Zeedan

After Rana confides in Kate about how Zeedan kissed her, Kate tells her to stop giving him false hope. She tries to tell Zeedan that she doesn't love him, but things don't go to plan.

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Simon's sussed it

Simon helps Toyah carry a cot from the car into the pub, and when she leaves the keys in the car, he steals them with Tyler and takes a joyride in the car. When Toyah facetimes Eva, she notices that she doesn't look well and tells her she is coming over. But where are her car keys?

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Simon finds out about the cottage

Simon confronts Toyah about the cottage in Lymm, which she lies about and says it was a surprise for Peter.

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Eva goes into labour

Poor Eva locks herself in the bathroom without her phone and goes into labour prematurely.

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Toyah gets there in the nick of time

Thankfully, Toyah heads over to the cottage and hears Eva's screams coming from the bathroom. She manages to break into the bathroom and call 999.

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Toyah helps Eva give birth

Toyah is coached on the phone through the birth and Eva gives birth in the bathroom before baking taken to hospital. Eva remembers that the surrogate is supposedly in Dubai, and that they'll have to come up with another plan.

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Eva tries to avoid holding the baby

Eva tries her hardest not to hold the baby, but her midwife gives her no choice.

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Eva looks at her baby with love

Eva looks overcome with emotion as she comes face to face with her and Aidan's baby for the first time.

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She bonds with her little girl

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Simon is jealous of the baby

Eva hides in another room whilst Toyah video chats Peter and shows him their baby. They decide to call her Susie and Peter announces the news to punters in the Rovers. Toyah promises Eva that she will always look after her. But Simon is not happy about his new "sibling."

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Peter is overjoyed

Toyah arrives back in Weatherfield with the baby, and Peter is instantly smitten with the little girl. Simon, however, is unimpressed and tells Leanne that he thinks Toyah is having an affair, telling her about the cottage she was renting.

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Toyah bumps into Aidan

Toyah's lies catch up with her, and when she bumps into Aidan whilst taking a stroll with Peter, she's visibly shaken.

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Aidan notices Toyah's strange behaviour

Toyah's odd reaction to Aidan meeting baby Susie does not go unnoticed by Aidan, who notes Toyah's awkwardness.

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Opening up to OK! magazine she explained how she gave the hospital staff the clinic's results and asked them to arrange a surprise reveal.

She explained: "They put balloons in a big, decorated box which was brought into the restaurant. We unwrapped it and, when the lid came off, pink balloons floated out!

"We would have been thrilled if it was a girl or a boy, I’m just lucky to be able to have a baby. I will love this baby just as much as I do Matilda."

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Helen went on to reveal that while she plans to have a natural birth she's up for "whatever drugs they offer". Before adding: "You don’t get a medal at the end for how much pain you’ve endured!"

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The 27-year-old star also confirmed that she would like to have more children however not until she's married and in her thirties, she explained: "I’ve pointed Scott in the right direction for an engagement ring!

"We’ve been together for nearly nine years and we’ll soon have two kids, so it’s about time. But I want to have a romantic proposal, first of all!"

Aww.

Helen recently confirmed she's leaving Corrie with an emotional Instagram post.

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