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8 April 2019, 13:41 | Updated: 5 January 2021, 16:30
Coronation Street actress Brooke Vincent has announced the happy news that she's having a baby with her partner Kean Bryan.
The 26-year-old soap star told OK! Magazine that she's "really excited" about the new arrival.
Posing for pictures of her and her baby bump, Brooke said: "I always worried it wouldn't happen for me – I'm beside myself with happiness."
"I've been playing songs to the bump and sometimes I sit and cry about how much I love my baby! I've always wanted to be a mum, so I'm really excited."
Brooke, who plays Sophie Webster on the soap, and her footballer partner Keane Bryan don't want to find out the gender of the baby, but are certain it's a boy and hope's the baby will grow up to be a performer like it's mum.
The star spoken out about her relationship with her partner Keane, and what kind of dad he'll be:
"We’re both each other’s biggest fans and having a baby together will add an extra bond.
Kean brings out the best in me and it makes me so excited that we’re on this journey together."
I like to think I’m the boss of our relationship but Kean has a really wise head on his shoulders, so I know he’ll be a brilliant dad."
The pair have been together for almost three years and are often pictured on the actress's social media.
Although Brooke has said she would love to get married, the couple are concentrating on the arrival of their new baby.
Keane, 22, currently plays football for Sheffield United and has previously played for the England National Team at youth level.