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Lauren Goodger is getting ready for the imminent arrival of her baby daughter.

The expectant mum took to Instagram to ask for tips on birthing pools as she revealed her plan to have her first child in a 'relaxed' setting at home.

Sharing a picture of her dipping her toe in her back garden paddling pool, Lauren asked her followers if they had any advice.

"Need to get a birthing pool," she said.

"Has anyone got any recommendations? I will buy not hire," she added.

Lauren Goodger shared a snap of her garden paddling pool and revealed she is hoping to welcome her daughter in a birthing pool next month
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Lauren, 34, confirmed her birthing plan after previously hinting she thought a water birth would help her have the 'calmest labour for herself and the baby.'

The reality star has been open about her struggles with pregnancy after suffering with sickness during the first three months and making a hospital dash at six months.

Lauren feared something awful had happened to her daughter when she didn't feel her kicking for days.

While doctors confirmed that everything was OK, the ordeal triggered what Lauren described as a 'three day panic attack' where she felt like she was 'going to die.'

Lauren is expecting her first child with boyfriend Charles Drury
(Image: INSTAGRAM)

Speaking on the Hot Mess Mums Club podcast as her July due date approaches, Lauren opened up about why she was 'edging' towards a home birth.

"Giving birth is the most natural thing a woman can do, I know it's hard and it's horrendous, but when you go to hospital they see a thousand of you, they haven't got a huge amount of time.

"As much as the doctors and nurses are lovely, they are on a time scale, so if you wanna do everything in your own time you can't dictate that in a hospital.

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"At home you can have a birthing pool, have candles on, music, be relaxed through it and I think the more relaxed I am the more chance I will have an easy birth."

She went on "The more they are poking and prodding me, the more tense I will feel and the more hard it will be. You haven't got to pack a bag, you have everything you need."

Lauren also revealed that she hoping to have three children in total.