This Morning’s Alison Hammond reveals dream of adopting as she opens up about teenage son Aidan
THIS Morning star Alison Hammond has revealed she dreams of adopting a child as she opened up about life with her teenage son Aidan.
The presenter opened up about her plans to expand her family in her first candid interview since tragically losing both her parents last year.
Alison, 45, admitted she feared becoming a mother when she fell pregnant 16 years ago, but giving birth and raising Aidan she realised the joy of motherhood and now wished she’d had more kids.
The TV star told HELLO!: I was so nervous about becoming a mum in the beginning, and I look back and think: ‘What was I nervous about?’
“He has enriched my life in ways I never even imagined. He’s brought so much joy, I can’t imagine life without him.”
She added: “My one wish would be that I’d had more children. I wish I’d had another three back then.
“I would totally consider adoption in the future.
“I’ve got so much more love to give – I don’t think I’m done with one child, I’m just not.
“Aidan has already got two sisters and a brother from his dad’s side, who he still sees.
Alison lost her mum to liver and lung cancer in April last year.
The star wasn’t able to attend her funeral due to coronavirus lockdown/
Opening up about losing her mother, she told the magazine: “Her picture is all over the house. It feels like she’s still here. I really miss my mum, she was like my best friend.
“It’s life, it stings and it’s hard to bear, but I’m doing alright. She lives through me and my son.
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“Aidan wears a gold chain that she brought him for Christmas before she died. It’s really special to him.”
Alison rose to fame on the third series of Big Brother.
She joined Dermot O’Leary as a host on This Morning earlier this year.