‘I am going to Be In a position to Do This Precisely How I Need’

Kate Chastain

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Kate Chastain is opening up about turning into a single mother.

On Thursday, the Beneath Deck alumna, 40, stopped by Web page Six’s Digital Reali-Tea podcast and talked about being pregnant with her first baby, after beforehand telling Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen that she’s going to raise her child “solo.”

PEOPLE reported news of Chastain’s pregnancy exclusively in December. She is due on Could 8, 2023.

Requested “what excites” her concerning the concept of elevating a toddler on her personal, the Beneath Deck Galley Speak star stated on the podcast: “I believe, from individuals seeing me on Beneath Deck and Traitors — I am fiercely impartial. I do not actually love individuals’s opinions being completely different than mine and attempting to make me go their manner. So I actually am so excited that I am going to have the ability to do that precisely how I need to.”

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Kate Chastain/Instagram

Kate Chastain/Instagram

Kate Chastain/Instagram

She then opened up about “overrated” recommendation she’s obtained as she prepares to welcome her first baby.

“Simply get pleasure from it, blah, blah, blah,” stated the truth star. “Yeah, I am having fun with it, okay? It is true. I sort of have been hiding from being as social as I used to be as a result of, whenever you’re pregnant, it comes with 20 questions and 30 items of recommendation. It is like, hear, we’re all simply gonna do the very best we are able to right here.”

She additionally recalled a “pretty” time when she went out for margaritas with Shahs of Sundown‘s Mercedes “MJ” Javid with Javid’s child in tow. “She had her mates driving us, the child was chill, she was low-stress,” defined Chastain.

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Javid is mother to son Shams Francis Feight, whom she and husband Tommy Feight welcomed in April 2019.

When Chastain introduced her being pregnant final month, she solely advised PEOPLE, “I’m completely thrilled to turn into a mom. It is one thing I’ve all the time hoped for thus that is really a dream come true!”

Chastain was a staple on Bravo’s Beneath Deck for six seasons before departing the show in February 2020. She went on to government produce and host Bravo’s Chat Room, is an everyday on the community’s sequence Below Deck Galley Talk and is without doubt one of the contestants on Peacock’s upcoming actuality competitors sequence, The Traitors.

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It is these latter two reveals that impressed Chastain to open up about her pleased information.

“That is such a brand new and particular expertise, so I am actually being protecting of what I share publicly, however with new episodes of Beneath Deck Galley Speak about to air on Bravo after Christmas and The Traitors premiering on Peacock on Jan. 12, 2023, there’s simply no hiding my child bump any longer!”

Hours later, she made a shock go to to Watch What Occurs Reside and shared how she’s already been preparing for motherhood.

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“I believe being a Chief Stu actually skilled me for it,” Chastain stated, referencing her years of working as a yacht stewardess — noting that the primary ability she plans to show her baby is “dishes.”

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