Davina McCall hopes she's an inspiration to new mothers.

Davina McCall

Davina McCall

The 50-year-old TV star - who has kids Holly, 16, Tilly, 14, and Chester, 11, with her estranged husband Matthew Robertson - is famous for her enviably flat stomach, and Davina hopes that her figure will encourage other women to return to the gym after having had a child.

She explained: "I had three babies and my last was 10lb 2oz. I had enormous babies and the [six-pack] tummy will come back.

"And I hope that, to any new mummies out there, I am a good advert for when it [your flat stomach] is gone, don't think it is gone for ever.

"I really kicked into it about two months after I gave birth to Tilly. You have to find exercise you like.

"When you have a new baby you don't really want to exercise but I've never regretted a workout."

Davina also claimed to have rediscovered her zest for TV work now that her children are getting older.

The former 'Big Brother' presenter initially felt guilty about leaving her children to go to work, but now that they are a little bit older, Davina feels more comfortable pursuing her own ambitions once again.

Speaking to the Happy Mum Happy Baby podcast, she explained: "The major feeling I had in the first 10 years of having children was guilt ... about going to work ... that I was tired.

"Before I had babies, I worked six or seven days a week. When I had Holly, I looked at her, and I thought I never want to work again.

"When the kids are little, you want to be with them. When they grow up, everything changes."

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