The couple are celebrating

Rachel Stevens has announced that she’s expecting her second baby.

The ex-S Club 7 singer, 35, revealed her and husband Alex Bourne‘s happy news on her official website earlier today.

‘Alex and I are so happy to find out that we are pregnant again and can’t wait to meet our new little member of the family early next year,’ writes Rachel.

‘Needless to say, we’re all super excited, especially Amelie who is looking forward to meeting her new little brother or sister.’

Rachel and Alex, 36, married in 2009 and welcomed daughter Amelie a year later.

The couple included an adorable picture with their message this morning, showing their shoes lined up alongside Amelie‘s and her unborn sibling’s.

They’ve since received congratulatory messages from fans as well as celebs including Kimberley Walsh.

‘@MsRachelStevens yay! So happy for you both. Congratulations! Xxx,’ Tweeted Kimberley, 31.

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Anna Duff