People.com Celebrity Parents Bumping Along! Pregnant Bindi Irwin Shows Off 26-Week Baby Belly: 'Oh How I Love You' Bindi Irwin is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with husband Chandler Powell By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE. A '90s teen and horror film connoisseur, she started at the brand in 2016, after a decade of working as a technical writer and then moonlighting as a journalist beginning in 2013. Originally from New Orleans, Jen grew up both in NOLA and Florida and eventually attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando (still her home base!), where she earned a bachelor's in English/technical communication, with a minor in magazine journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 22, 2020 09:25 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Bindi Irwin is approaching her third trimester! The pregnant Crikey! It's the Irwins star, 22, celebrated reaching 26 weeks on Tuesday with a photo of herself showing off her baby bump on her Instagram Story. In the sweet snapshot, Irwin is dressed in a pair of dark blue jeans and black top with a high neck and the sleeves rolled up three-quarters of the way. Letting her long hair hang down her back and around her shoulders, the first-time mom-to-be cradles her belly as she looks down, smiling. "26 weeks tomorrow. Oh how I love you," she wrote atop the photograph. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Bindi Irwin. Bindi Irwin/Instagram Bindi Irwin. Bindi Irwin/Instagram Pregnant Bindi Irwin on "Comforts of Maternity Jeans": "Don't Think I'll Ever Be Able to Go Back" Irwin announced she was expecting her first child in August, four months after she and longtime love Chandler Powell tied the knot on March 25. "Baby Wildlife Warrior due 2021," she wrote at the time, posting a photo of herself smiling alongside Powell, 24, as they held a tiny Australia Zoo uniform fitted for the baby on the way. "Chandler and I are proud to announce that we're expecting! It's an honour to share this special moment in our lives with you," Irwin added. By September, the Dancing with the Stars season 21 champ confirmed that the couple's bundle of joy on the way would be a girl. RELATED VIDEO: Bindi Irwin Reveals She & Husband Chandler Are Expecting a Baby Girl: 'Can't Wait for Her Arrival' Last month, Irwin shared an exciting video on Instagram from a recent ultrasound appointment. In the clip, recorded by her husband, Irwin waved at the camera before the lens panned to the screen on the wall, showing an ultrasound image of their little one. "This is so exciting — look at our daughter!" Irwin said in the video. "She's so beautiful. Oh, my goodness." While Powell focused the camera on the ultrasound, the dad-to-be could be heard saying, "Wow! You can see her heartbeat there. Oh my goodness, she is beautiful." "And busy!" Irwin chimed in, to which Powell added, "Yes, very active."