FORMER Coronation Street star Lucy-Jo Hudson has announced she's expecting a baby with St Helens Theatre Royal resident comic Lewis Devine.

Lucy-Jo announced she's expecting a child with boyfriend Lewis by sharing a photo of the scan to social media.

The pair met at St Helens Theatre Royal during the 2017 Christmas panto of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, where she played the title character and he played funny Muddles.

This will be the second baby for Lucy-Jo who also has five-year-old Sienna from her previous relationship with Alan Halsall, and will be the first baby for Lewis.

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This has been so hard to keep quiet 🤫 but today was the day @lewisdevine and I got to tell Sienna the best news!!! We are 13 weeks pregnant and so very excited to extend our little family.... Sienna is so excited to be a big sister.... and Lew is ecstatic to become a daddy for the first time and I am so happy to be having another gorgeous baby! No other feeling like it 💗💙 xxx

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Announcing the news via Instagram she said: "This has been so hard to keep quiet but today was the day @lewisdevine and I got to tell Sienna the best news.

"We are 13 weeks pregnant and so very excited to extend our little family.

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Happy Birthday to the one I Love @lucyjo_hudson Hope you have the best day today babe! You truly are one in a million.. Thankyou for the best year, I can’t wait to see what this year brings 😬 Love you forever 😘😍 xxx

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"Sienna is so excited to be a big sister and Lew is ecstatic to become a daddy for the first time and I am so happy to be having another gorgeous baby! No other feeling like it."