The couple are expecting

Peter Andre is thrilled that his girlfriend Emily MacDonagh is pregnant.

Emily, 23 – who’s 17 years younger than her man – has just qualified as a doctor at the University Of Bristol but can’t wait to become a mum.

‘They absolutely adore each other, so having a baby together feels completely natural,’ says a source.

‘As far as they are concerned they are going to spend the rest of their lives together and will definitely get married in the next year or so.

Emily has just finished her degree at Bristol University and has passed all her exams. She still wants to have a career as a doctor, so it is very unlikely she will be a stay-at-home mum.’

The couple met when Emily‘s surgeon dad operated on Peter‘s kidney stones in 2010 and have been together for around a year.

Peter, 40, already has two children with ex-wife Katie Price, who is due to give birth to her and third husband Kieran Hayler‘s child this summer.

‘It’s a bit of a coincidence that their baby is due a few months after Katie‘s,’ the insider tells The Sun.

‘Who knows, the two children could end up being friends.’

A spokeswoman tells Now Online: ‘It is true that they are expecting a baby and they are over the moon.’

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Anna Duff