Julia Bradbury has confirmed that she is expecting her first baby at the age of 40. The Countryfile presenter had thought she would be unable to be a mum after discovering she suffered from endometriosis – a common cause of infertility.
“We didn’t think it would be possible and the pregnancy has been a wonderful surprise for both of us,” she said. The baby is due in August and Julia and her husband Gerard Cunningham have decided to keep the sex a surprise.
Describing the pregnancy as “a bit of a miracle” Julia explained, “I have endometriosis and honestly wasn’t sure if I would ever realise my ambition to be a mum so to fall pregnant feels like a bit of a miracle.”
If you have endometriosis, find out more about the condition and pregnancy.