British actress Janet Montgomery expecting first child with boyfriend Joe Fox

Janet Montgomery has revealed she’s expecting her first child with boyfriend Joe Fox.

The British actress, who currently stars in New Amsterdam as Dr. Lauren Bloom, revealed the lovely news to PEOPLE magazine,

Speaking to the publication, the TV star confessed that she couldn’t be happier to be starting her journey into motherhood.

Janet did not reveal how far along she is in her pregnancy, or whether the couple are expecting a baby boy or a baby girl.

She said: ‘We are absolutely thrilled to be able to finally share the news and [I] couldn’t be more excited for this next chapter in my life.

‘I’ve always wanted to be a mother but didn’t expect to be lucky enough to do this with my best friend.’

After the news came out, Janet took to social media to show off her blossoming baby bump.

In a mirror selfie, the 33-year-old used a cleverly placed avocado emoji to cover her modesty while fully displaying her growing bump.

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Stunned by the pic, one wrote: ‘OMG!!! Look at yoooou!!! Awwwwww’. Another wrote: ‘Oh my goodness CONGRATULATIONS!!’

A third added: ‘You’re going to be such a wonderful mother I cannot believe how happy I am to see this’.

Janet and Joe, who’s a copywriter, have been together for one year and celebrated their first anniversary last week.

Sharing a loved-up snap, she wrote: ‘Happy anniversary my love. I feel so lucky to have you by my side and can’t wait for all the years to come. To me, you are, and always will be, the greatest guy in the room.’

Janet often gushes about her other half on social media, even posting a picture of the tattoo he got on his arm, which is her surname.

Alongside the photo of the tattoo, she said: ‘Find a man who loves you this much. Don’t settle for less.’

Congratulations to the lovely couple!