Pregnant Heather Rae Young skipped family vacation on medical advice.
The ‘Selling Sunset’ star – who is expecting her first child with husband Tarek El Moussa – has revealed she has not joined Tarek and his children, Brayden, six, and Taylor, 10, on vacation in Mexico this week, as his doctor advised. against.
Tarek, 40 – who shares children with his ex-wife Christina Hall – posted a family photo on Instagram and wrote: “Family trips to Cabo are always a good idea. Staying in a villa with my whole family and our children and having fun. Experiences like these are nothing without your family or close friends to share them with. So if you need the El Moussa family, we will be there :)”
“Just missing @heatherraeyoung like crazy but doctor’s orders come first!!”
Heather shared a photo of the nursery designs and wrote, “I miss @therealtarekelmoussa and the kids so much while they’re in Cabo but trying to use this time to do some nesting and planning. “
Heather’s rep told PEOPLE the advice to avoid travel was given to avoid risks such as the Zika virus and food poisoning.
Heather said her doctor told her, “It’s not worth getting sick. The odds you can avoid, you should. Unavoidable exposures are different.”
The 34-year-old reality star recently shared how supportive her stepchildren have been in her pregnancy.
She said: “Never in my wildest dreams did I think my heart would be so full to be a stepmother… and now I can be a mum, myself.
“It’s crazy how life works. In a minute you wonder when ‘the one’ came into your life to meet the love of your life, help raise 2 amazing kids, get married, consider having a baby be [pregnant]. The funniest part of it all is the kindness and support of Tay and Bray.”