Ellie Goulding says Princess Eugenie and Katy Perry gave her pregnancy advice

Tom Beasley
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Ellie Goulding has been receiving baby tips from some very famous faces as she prepares to give birth, including Princess Eugenie and Katy Perry.

The 34-year-old pop star is expecting her first baby with art dealer husband Caspar Jopling and told The Telegraph she has valued advice from her friends throughout the pregnancy.

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Goulding and Eugenie met at Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding in 2011, where the singer was asked to perform.

The performer said Eugenie has been a "great friend" to her since she first found out she was pregnant.

Princess Eugenie and Ellie Goulding attend a club launch party on October 9, 2017. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Princess Eugenie and Ellie Goulding attend a club launch party on October 9, 2017. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

She added: "We've talked a lot about pregnancy and she's been inspirational because she just takes everything in her stride.

"She has provided some excellent advice, like where to find the best pregnancy pillows to get a good night's sleep."

Eugenie gave birth to her first child — a boy named August — with husband Jack Brooksbank in February.

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Goulding also named fellow chart-topper Katy Perry as another friend willing to offer much-needed advice on motherhood.

Perry and fiancé Orlando Bloom welcomed daughter Daisy in August 2020.

Ellie Goulding and Katy Perry attend the Universal Music BRIT Awards After-Party 2017. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Universal, Soho House & Bacardi Rum)
Ellie Goulding and Katy Perry attend the Universal Music BRIT Awards After-Party 2017. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Universal, Soho House & Bacardi Rum)

Goulding and Jopling found out about their new arrival on their one-year wedding anniversary while on holiday in Italy to mark the happy occasion.

"That was not the plan," she told British Vogue.

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"The thought of getting pregnant didn’t seem like it could be a reality. Becoming pregnant kind of made me feel human."

Goulding and Jopling married in August 2019, with Eugenie and Perry among the guests in attendance on the big day.

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