Former "Bachelorette" DeAnna Pappas Stagliano is Pregnant!

Posted Wednesday August 28, 2013 10:55 PM GMT

After a year of trying, DeAnna Pappas and her husband Stephen Stagliano are expecting their first child, the thrilled mom-to-be confirmed on Wednesday (August 28).

The “Bachelorette” beauty told People magazine “We are so very excited! We had been trying for almost a year; we wanted this so badly.”

Though the little one isn’t due until February 8, the 31-year-old and her hubby will soon find out the gender of the child sharing, “I kind of wanted it to be a surprise, but Stephen wants to be prepared.”

Dating since they were introduced by a former “Bachelor” contestant, the couple married in Georgia in 2011

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