Ryan Thomas and Lucy Mecklenburgh announce they're expecting a baby 1 year ago

Ryan Thomas and Lucy Mecklenburgh announce they're expecting a baby

Congrats!

A huge congratulations is in order for Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas - they're expecting a baby!

The TOWIE star confirmed the news on Instagram, taking to the social network on her 28th birthday to share her big announcement.

In the picture, the couple are holding up a baby grow, with Lucy writing: "Best birthday present I’ve ever had. Love you."

 

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Best birthday present I’ve ever had ?? love you @ryanthomas84 ❤️?

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Many of her fans and TOWIE co-stars rushed to the comments section to wish her congratulations. Lucy Watson wrote: "Congratulations!! So excited for you," while Binky Felstead said: "OMG WOOP WOOP!!!!!! BEST NEWS !!!!! YAYAYAYAYAYAY."

Meanwhile, Ryan shared a video of when his daughter, Scarlett, found out there would be a new arrival into the family.

He captioned the video: "....when Scarlett found out she was going to have a little brother or sister."

 

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....when Scarlett found out she was going to have a little brother or sister. @lucymeck1 ❤️

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The video shows the whole family gathered around Scarlett as they stand around a box which has a balloon inside it. Scarlett opens the box, and the balloon pops out which says, "You're going to be a big sister."

Scarlett starts crying and it's just the cutest thing ever.