Corrie's Paula Lane is two months from giving birth, but says 'I've not had time to be pregnant!' (VIDEO)
Paula Lane talks about leaving Coronation Street and Kylie Platt and how she feels about having her second baby
It’s hard to believe Corrie star Paula Lane is just two months away from having her second baby. When What’s On TV caught up with her this week, her baby bump was barely visible.
The actress, who plays Kylie Platt, is expecting her second child in June and is about to leave the ITV soap after six years. She said she’s feeling great.
“It’s been challenging at times but I’m strong and very lucky. I think I just carry babies well," said the 30-year-old, referring to her neat bump.
But her svelte shape is also down to exercise. Paula, who already has a 17-month-old son, Arthur, with her actor husband Tom Shaw, is a big fan of yoga.
She said: "I’ve got a fabulous yoga instructor and I do that every week and I’m about to start a hypno-birthing course. I did my final run last week and realised it was time to start walking!”
With her hectic filming schedule it’s amazing the busy mum finds the time to fit in exercise.
“To be honest I’ve not really had time to be pregnant," she laughs, referring to the back-to-back night shoots and long hours she and her co-star Jack P Shepherd have put in, in the weeks leading up to the gruesome discovery of Callum’s corpse, which unfolds on Corrie next week.
But she has had time to plan her birth. Whereas, Arthur was born at home, this time Paula, who’s revealed she’s expecting a girl, will be doing things differently: "I’ll be in hospital, but doing it kind of home from home so it will be very relaxed….hopefully!”
Watch the interview with Paula and her co-star Jack P Shepherd, above."]
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