TOWIE’s Danielle Armstrong announces she’s pregnant with first child
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Former The Only Way is Essex star Danielle Armstrong has announced she's pregnant with her first child.

Danielle shared the happy news on Instagram, posting pictures of her and her boyfriend Tom Edney along with a photo of their baby scan, captioning the pic: "The Best Part Of Us Will Be You."

TOWIE's Danielle Armstrong announces she's pregnant with first child
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The reality star later took to her Instagram Stories to give fans a further update.

"Hi guys, I just wanted to do a quick insta story obviously the news is now out," Danielle said.

"I and Tom are expecting our first baby together next year. May 2020. I love that it's 2020. Anyway I'm so excited.

"I just want to say thank you to everyone who has been sending me messages. I'm actually a little bit overwhelmed to be honest and my phone hasn't stopped. I just wanted to say thank-you. Very exciting times."

In September, Danielle announced she had found love, but did not reveal her boyfriend's name.

Sharing a pic of them together on Instagram, Danielle wrote: "Life has a funny way of working out just when I decided to give up on love my friend of 22 years swept me off my feet.

"You don't find love it finds you, it's got a little a to do with destiny & fate, and what's written in the stars."

The Only Way Is Essex airs on ITVBe.