Martine McCutcheon’s shock pregnancy after 7-year health battle
“It’s joy we never knew existed” are the touching words from 38-year-old actress Martine McCutcheon, who has announced she’s 3 months pregnant with her 1st child.
Martine and her musician husband Jay McManus shared the news in an interview with HELLO! magazine, where they revealed they are ‘blessed’ to be expecting a little boy.
The Love Actually actress said she’d assumed she might never become a mum due to her age and her 7-year battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
“We’d always said that if we were fortunate to be blessed with a child, that would be wonderful,” Martine says, “but we were very aware that it’s not a given.
“As a woman in her late 30s who’s experienced health problems, I thought I might have to accept that it wasn’t a path my life was going to take. But it would have been a great sadness in our lives if that had been the case.”
Fortunately, that’s not the case at all. Congratulations to Martine and Jay!
EastEnders actress Jacqueline Jossa and TOWIE star Dan Osborne are expecting
Soap star Jacqueline Jossa, 22, has revealed that she’s pregnant with boyfriend Dan Osborne’s baby.
The mum-to-be, who plays Lauren Branning in EastEnders, shared her baby joy in a joint statement issued by Dan’s management team.
“We are thrilled by our news,” the couple said. Closer magazine reported that even though the pregnancy “wasn’t planned”, the couple are happy about the exciting news and are “very much” in love.
Dan, 23, is already dad to 9-month-old Teddy, his son from a previous relationship with ex-girlfriend Megan Tomlin. As if we could forget – as the reality TV heartthrob gushes about his adorable baby boy on Instagram all the time!
“Becoming a father has been the most amazing thing to ever happen to me,” Dan says. “I can’t believe I’m going to be dad again; I’m truly blessed.”
Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt shares her baby joy
Former Pussycat Dolls singer Kimberly Wyatt is expecting her 1st baby.
The singer and Got To Dance judge found out she was pregnant on her honeymoon with her model husband Max Rogers in April. She has revealed she’s due to give birth to a baby girl in December.
Kimberly admits that it’s only now that her bump has started to show that she’s really started to feel properly pregnant.
“I feel like in the last day or two I have literally gone ‘pop’,” she told HELLO! magazine. “When I felt her kick, it really connected with me. I’m just delighted.”
Kimberly’s husband is British and now that her work on Sky 1’s Got To Dance keeps her in the UK, US-born Kimberly says she considers England her home too. “There’s nothing cuter than having a baby growing up with a British accent!,” she adds.
Both mum and dad-to-be took have taken to their Twitter accounts to express their joy!
“I, like most men in this wonderful situation, am just delighted that it works!” hubby Max tweeted. “My wife is embracing and breezing through the process so far. She is amazing.”
Meanwhile, Kimberly tweeted “I’m so excited to be a Mom! ….or Mum. Hehe!”