Bindi Irwin’s due date is getting closer.
The 22-year-old conservationist and television personality is expecting her first child with husband Chandler Powell.
The couple married in March 2020, and five months later announced Bindi’s pregnancy.
This is an exciting, yet bittersweet moment for the Irwins and their fans.
Bindi’s father, Steve Irwin passed away in September 2006 after being stabbed by a stingray barb.
Since Steve’s death, Bindi, her brother Robert, and mother Terri have carried on his legacy. And now, they’ll have another member following in their footsteps.
Recreating A Family Moment
Bindi and Chandler have been sharing pregnancy milestones with their social media followers.
The couple, who is having a girl are posting about how far along Bindi is along with sonogram photos.
Bindi has also been showing off her growing baby bump, the mom-to-be now has to resort to wearing her husband’s khaki shirt because hers will no longer button.
As Bindi reached the third trimester mark, she and Chandler decided to commemorate the occasion by posting a photo of Chandler kissing Bindi’s baby bump.
The Original Photo
Bindi didn’t have to look far to get inspiration for her latest maternity photo. She decided to recreate a special family photo.
In the original photo, Terri is pregnant with son Robert. Wearing khaki pants and a black shirt, Terri shows off her bare baby bump as Steve and a young Bindi kiss her stomach.
Bindi’s recreation of the photo has garnered over one million likes and 11,000 comments on Instagram with fans in awe of the touching tribute.
Even Chandler couldn’t resist dropping a heart emoji in the comment’s section.
Carrying On Steve’s Legacy
Together with her mom and brother, Bindi has made it her mission to carry on Steve’s legacy of nature conservation.
Bindi’s love of animals and nature began at an early age. When she was eight years-old, she hosted the documentary series “Bindi the Jungle Girl,” which taught young viewers about animals.
Throughout the years, Bindi has become a star in her own right thanks to appearances in films and television shows.
But Bindi’s main love is for animals, and she’s helping to run her family’s park, the Australia Zoo. Thanks to the Animal Planet series “Crikey! It’s the Irwins,” viewers can see the adventures of the family along with their adorable animals at the zoo.
Bindi’s Pregnancy Shown On TV
Although, she’s in the third trimester of her pregnancy, there’s no slowing down for Bindi.
She’s hands-on when it comes to caring for the animals at the zoo and maintaining her father’s dream.
In the upcoming third season of “Crikey! It’s the Irwins,” the family faces a huge challenge when the coronavirus pandemic forces them to close the zoo.
Although, the family faced many challenges, there were many bright spots ahead. One of them being Bindi’s pregnancy.
Fans can see Bindi’s pregnancy announcement along with the family’s reaction when the show’s new season starts on February 7th.