Katherine Heigl pregnant with baby boy

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Katherine Heigl is going to be a mom — again!

The former Grey’s Anatomy actress confirmed to People earlier today that she is pregnant. Heigl and her husband of eight years, Josh Kelley, are expecting the baby boy in January. This will be their third child, though it is Heigl’s first pregnancy.

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Once news broke, the couple took to social media to express their joy and excitement.

“Well I guess the cats out the bag!!!! We’re so excited people!!! What an awesome journey !!! Can’t wait to hold this little nugget,” Kelley captioned his post on Instagram.


Meanwhile, Heigl posted a picture of a sonogram to her Instagram.

Heigl also tweeted a photo of herself getting the sonogram, encouraging fans to take a look at her blog, where she plans on sharing her pregnancy experience.

In the blog post, Heigl wrote that the pregnancy “was totally unexpected but thrilling nonetheless.”

The new baby boy will join sisters Naleigh, 7, and Adelaide, 4.