Strictly Come Dancing stars Ola and James Jordan are having their first baby
2 September 2019, 10:14
Former Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers Ola and James Jordan have announced they are expecting their first child together.
The ecstatic pair revealed the news and gushed it was the "most special and exciting thing" to ever happen to them.
Ola told Hello: "I still can't quite believe it. I don't think it's properly sunk in."
The dancer fell pregnant on the first round of IVF in June after doctors gave them a 50% success rate.
James said: "We've been with each other for 20 years, married for 16, travelled the world, achieved amazing things in our careers: trophies, accolades, Ola won Strictly Come Dancing, I won Dancing On Ice.
"But finding out that we are pregnant is no doubt our biggest achievement ever. This is probably the most special and exciting thing that has ever happened to us."
The duo plan to take time out of their work schedules when the baby arrives.
Ola added: "I have a few jobs in the pipeline but I do want to take some time off to be with the baby when it arrives. I didn't wait all this time not to enjoy it!"
James agreed, saying: "I will definitely take a bit of time off to be with Ola and the baby if I can.
"I'm so glad I get to see her become a mum because it's all she's ever really wanted. To me, she was the best dancer in the world. Now she will be, without doubt, the best mum."