Katie Piper thought she was pregnant with a son

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Now‘s columnist Katie Piper has announced she’s expecting a daughter.

The 30-year-old campaigner, who was attacked with acid in 2008, is thrilled that her pregnancy is a great conversation starter.

‘The other night I was at a charity ball and everyone I met wanted to talk to me about the baby, not about my burns and recovery. I thought, “Hallelujah”,’ says Katie.

She and boyfriend James, who does not want to be in the limelight, can’t wait for the arrival of their little one, who they had thought was a boy.

James and I are similar in that we’re very involved with our families,’ Katie, 30, tells Hello!

‘He makes me feel so loved and when I get insecure he’ll tell me that, to him, I’m not burnt, I’m all these other lovely things which he’ll remind me of.

‘That’s the great thing about having a child together – I feel like I have a new start and I can leave the past behind.’

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