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Perrie Edwards is pregnant! Singer announces she’s expecting first child

Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards is pregnant!

The singer 26, and her boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 27, announced they are expecting their first child together  by sharing a series of stunning black and white images on Instagram on Monday.

The wonderful news comes just six days after Perrie’s bandmate Leigh-Ann Pinnock announced she is also expecting her first child with fiancé Andre Gray. 

Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards is pregnant! Singer announces she is expecting her first child with footballer boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Perrie displayed her growing baby bump in a black lace bra while tenderly touching her footballer beau’s face, as they both beamed for the camera in one adorable snap posted to the star’s social media page.

She excitedly claimed she is ready to be embarking on the ‘wild journey’ of pregnancy and parenthood with her sportsman boyfriend.

Alongside photos the former X Factor star wrote on Instagram: ‘So happy to be on this wild journey with my soulmate.

‘Me + Him = You [world and heart emojis] We can’t wait to meet you baby Ox! (sic)’ 

The star opted for pared back make-up and wore her blonde locks in a pretty up do, while leaving strands of hair to frame her features.

Meanwhile, Alex sported a simple while T-shirt as he posed behind his girlfriend and lovingly wrapped his hands around her waist. 

The wonderful news comes just days after Perrie's bandmate Leigh-Ann Pinnock announced she is expecting her first child with fiancé Andre Gray

The wonderful news comes just days after Perrie’s bandmate Leigh-Ann Pinnock announced she is expecting her first child with fiancé Andre Gray

Incredible: It comes after Perrie's bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock announced she is pregnant with her first child six day ago

Incredible: It comes after Perrie’s bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock announced she is pregnant with her first child six day ago

Many of Perrie’s friends and fans rushed to the comment’s section of her post to offer their congratulations to the singer.

Among them was her bandmate Leigh-Anne, 29, who wrote that she was ‘so excited’ to be sharing her pregnancy journey with her close friend.

She penned: ‘Arrrgghhh so so happy for you both! And so bloody happ we get to go on this journey together! Love you so much.’

Leigh-Anne announced her own pregnancy on May 4, just a week before Perrie shared her news with the world.

Supportive: Among them was her former Little Mix bandmate Jesy Nelson, who showed her support to the pregnant star by 'liking' the announcement

Supportive: Among them was her former Little Mix bandmate Jesy Nelson, who showed her support to the pregnant star by ‘liking’ the announcement

Support: Among the well-wishers was her bandmate Leigh-Anne, 29, who wrote that she was 'so excited' to be sharing her pregnancy journey with her close friend

Cute: Alex Oxlade Chamberlain was quick to show his for love for his partner by sharing hearts

Support: Among the well-wishers was her bandmate Leigh-Anne, 29, who wrote that she was ‘so excited’ to be sharing her pregnancy journey with her close friend

Happy: A host of other celebs also posted their support for Perrie

Happy: A host of other celebs also posted their support for Perrie

Sharing the news with the world in May, Leigh-Ann, 29, showed off her bump in a trio of images posted on Instagram, writing alongside them: ‘We’ve dreamed about this moment for so long and we can’t believe the dream is finally coming true… we can’t wait to meet you.’

Also appearing to offer her congratulations was former Little Mix singer Jesy Nelson, who showed her support to the pregnant star by ‘liking’ the announcement.

Meanwhile, bandmate Jade Thirlwall, 28, wrote: ‘Beaming for you both. I’m the luckiest auntie in the world! Love yoooou x.’

Perrie’s partner Alex shared his excitement by posting a string of hearts underneath the sweet photographs.

Alex and Perrie moved in together back in 2019 and gave fans a glimpse inside their Cheshire pad earlier last year amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

It was reported in January that they are moving to a road in Wilmslow, Cheshire, where former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson lives.

The pair were said to have splashed out for a luxury £3.8million property on the private street back in August, according to The Sun.

Sir Alex, 79, is set to have the midfielder, who plays for Man Utd’s rival club Liverpool, as a new neighbour alongside the Little Mix singer.

A source told The Sun: ‘Sir Alex is a big fan of football as everyone knows, but no one is sure what he makes of Little Mix’s music.’

Early days: The couple have been romantically linked since late 2016 and made their relationship Instagram official in January 2017

Early days: The couple have been romantically linked since late 2016 and made their relationship Instagram official in January 2017

The couple have been romantically linked since late 2016 and last year gushed about how much they enjoyed spending the first nationwide lockdown at home together.

They made their relationship Instagram official in January 2017 and spent lockdown together, before Alex’s Premier and Champions League duties resumed.

In November, Perrie admitted she would say yes if her boyfriend proposed.

During an appearance on Capital Breakfast With Roman Kemp, Perrie gave her strongest indication yet that she’s ready to walk down the aisle. 

The singer shared her enthusiasm as she also discussed bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s engagement to footballer Andre Gray.

When co-host Sonny Jay asked if she would say yes to a proposal from Alex, Perrie respond: ‘I have to think about it I think [pause] no, obviously!

Loved-up: Alex and Perrie moved in together back in 2019 and gave fans a glimpse inside their Cheshire pad earlier last year amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Loved-up: Alex and Perrie moved in together back in 2019 and gave fans a glimpse inside their Cheshire pad earlier last year amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic 

‘Me and Leigh-Anne were just chatting and Andre wanted to wait for their anniversary, was it four years Leigh?’

She added: ‘But do you know what, I appreciate him, we don’t want to rush into it do you know what I mean? But it would be a definitely yes from me I reckon!’

Perrie was previously engaged to Zayn Malik.

The pair started dating in 2012, with the former One Direction star popping the question a year later in 2013.

However, Perrie and Zayn went their separate ways in 2015.

Before meeting her current footballer beau, Perrie was also linked to Skins actor Luke Pasqualino and model Leon King.

Throwback: Perrie was previously engaged to Zayn Malik. The pair started dating in 2012, with the former One Direction star popping the question a year later in 2013

Throwback: Perrie was previously engaged to Zayn Malik. The pair started dating in 2012, with the former One Direction star popping the question a year later in 2013

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