Huge congratulations are in order as Coronation Street star Jennie McAlpine has revealed that she is expecting her second child.


The actress, who is best known for playing Fizz on the popular ITV soap, shared her wonderful news with fans on Twitter earlier this morning.


The doting mum wrote, "We’ve got a bit of news. Our baby boy is going to be a big brother later this year. We can’t wait to meet you precious one x"



The soap star already has a three-year-old son named Albert with her husband Chris Farr.


Her Coronation Street co-stars showered Jennie with loving messages following the announcement.


"Oh wow, Jen! Fabulous news... congrats to you all darling!," said Samia Longchambon.



Wendi Peters said, "Wonderful news. Love to all and take care."


Bhavna Limbachia added, "Ahhh!! Congratulations Jennie!! That’s amazing news! "



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What an exciting time for Jennie and her family. Albert will be the best big brother to his little brother/sister!



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