Jessica Simpson reveals she was hospitalized for a week amid difficult pregnancy

Jessica Simpson is recovering after suffering from bronchitis.

The 38-year-old star, who's currently pregnant with her third child -- a baby girl whom she and husband Eric Johnson have decided to name Birdie -- took to Instagram on Sunday to reveal she was actually hospitalized for a week. Simpson posted a selfie wearing a hospital mask. 

"After a week in the hospital for bronchitis (my fourth time in 2 months), I’m finally home!" she wrote. "Coughing with Birdie has been a crazy painful journey. I am slowly getting healthier every day. Baby girl was monitored and is doing amazing! I am on my way to healthy and counting down the days to see her sweet smile. Sending love and prayers to all the mothers who are going or have gone through this. OUCH."

Simpson has been open about having a difficult pregnancy. Last month, she shared that she accidentally broke her toilet seat, and also previously gave fans an update on her health issues.

"After a month of sciatica pain, followed by 3 weeks of Bronchitis, I figured since my feet fit in my sneaks today I needed to walk out a lot of anxiety!!" she wrote on Instagram.

In January, Simpson shared a photo of her severely swollen feet, asking her fans for any remedies. Thankfully, the swelling went down after she tried cupping.

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ET spoke to Simpson's sister, Ashlee, last month at Clive Davis' 2019 Pre-GRAMMY Gala, where she talked about her older sibling's health.

"She's doing good," Ashlee said. "She's doing great."

Still, the 34-year-old singer admitted that even she was alarmed when her sister Instagrammed the picture of her severely swollen feet.

"I don't know where we were but I was like 'Are you OK?!'" she said with a laugh.

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WACO, TX - MAY 06: (Exclusive Coverage) Eric Johnson, Ace Knute Johnson, Maxwell Drew Johnson and Jessica Simpson attend a spring style event benefitting The Boys and Girls Clubs of Waco, TX at at Dillard's on May 6, 2017 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson Collection)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Jessica Simpson and Maxwell Johnson attend the 2017 Princess Grace Awards Gala Kick Off Event on October 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)
DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 22:Jessica Simpson, wearing Jessica Simpson Collection,(right) with Maxwell Drew Johnson, wearing Jessica Simpson Girls attend Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson Ross come home for the holidays in support of the Jessica Simpson Collection and the launch of Jessica Simpson Home at Belk Galleria Dallas on November 22, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson Collection)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Jessica Simpson wearing Jessica Simpson Collection and Maxwell Drew Johnson (left) wearing Jessica Simpson Girls attend Jessica Simpson Collection Fashion Show at Nordstrom on September 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson Collection)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Jessica Simpson, Eric Johnson, Ace Knute, Maxwell are seen in Soho on December 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 06: Jessica Simpson and Maxwell Johnson are seen on April 06, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 23: (L-R) Jessica Simpson, wearing Jessica Simpson Maternity, with her daughter Maxwell Johnson and Ashlee Simpson, wearing a Jessica Simpson dress, visit Belk Southpark on March 23, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson)


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