MAFS star Martha K has revealed that she’s pregnant, after months of hints about a mystery illness.

Martha Kalifatidis took to Instagram with her fiance and former MAFS co-star Michael Brunelli to share the exciting news. However, Martha told her followers that her pregnancy has been an uphill battle, as she was diagnosed with a severe case of hyperemesis gravidarum.

“It’s been a minute since we’ve been online, so we wanted to explain our situation and make a little bit of an announcement, and that is that Martha is pregnant,” Michael revealed.

Martha added, “It hasn’t been this exciting wonderful time for us.”

“I don’t want to sound like I am complaining, we are so excited, we are so happy. It was a complete surprise.”

“But at five weeks I was diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum, which is basically severe chronic nausea and vomiting with no relief. It is like 24/7. I literally did not get out of bed for two months, I was so sick. I could not eat or drink anything. There were days that I did not even get up to pee.”

Michael interjected, “And you lost ten kilos.”

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Martha continued, “I lost like ten kilos in five weeks we have just been in and out of the emergency room and hospital.”

“Here in Melbourne I’m seeing an amazing doctor and she has given me some medication which has literally been life-changing. It is helping me to feel human again and to start moving around again.”

The former MAFS and Celebrity Apprentice star popped onto the Fitzy and Wippa radio show this morning to chat about her pregnancy. During the segment, she told the hosts that she discovered she was pregnant while holidaying in Rome with Michael.  Wippa suggested that the couple should name their child an Italian name, and suggested Maximus.

Martha told the hosts that the name Maximus sounds “quite chic” and told the hosts she adored the Italian name of Fitzy’s daughter, Francesca.

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