Congrats, Helen!

Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan has announced that she’s pregnant with her second child.

How exciting is that?!

Speaking to OK! magazine, 27-year-old Helen – who plays Rosie Webster in the ITV soap – explained that she and boyfriend Scott Sinclair hadn’t planned on adding to their family again so soon, but were thrilled with the news regardless.


‘It was a little bit of a surprise,’ Scott admitted to the title. ‘I was away in Dubai with my family. Helen couldn’t come as she was filming. She found out on a Thursday but had to wait until I got home five days later to tell me.’

‘I did three more tests just to make sure it was correct!’ Helen added. ‘I had a very strong feeling I was pregnant, so I wasn’t surprised.’

The Snowman last night with my ❤️s, Matilda loves dancing 😍☃️💓

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The former I’m A Celebrity star added that she and Scott – who’ve been dating since 2009 – are thinking about marriage as she wants all of her family to have the same name.

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The pair are already parents to daughter Matilda, whom they welcomed in June 2015.

Helen Flanagan and Scott Sinclair with their daughter Matilda

Helen previously revealed that she endured a gruelling three day labour to bring her little girl into the world.

‘Matilda was in the back-to-back position, which made it even more painful. At one point my back was hurting so much that I screamed out for the doctor to give me an epidural, ‘the new mum told OK! at the time.

I couldn’t keep my eyes off her. It made the pain I was in all worth it – she’s a dream come true.’

Congratulations on the happy news, guys!

From our sister site Good To Know. Words by Eleanor Jones.