Ashley and his wife Francesca Abbott broke the news on Instagram on 10 October, sharing a heartfelt message to their fans.
Ashley, 30, wrote to his 298,000 followers: “I am so excited to finally share the news that we are having a baby!” before revealing they’re having a girl.
From the announcement to the baby’s gender and due date, here’s all the pregnancy details:
Ashley and Francesca announce pregnancy
Both smiling in an Instagram picture, Ashley and his wife showed off their scan, while the dancer wrapped a pair of pink Converse trainers around his neck.
Ashley wrote: “I am so excited to finally share the news that we are having a baby!
“Now the time has come to finally say this out loud I have no idea what to say! I don’t know if words alone can explain how full of joy and happiness we both are.”
Fans were quick to congratulate the couple on the happy news.
Ashley and Francesca’s baby gender
The couple also revealed the baby’s gender in the post.
Ashley added to the caption: “It has been a more difficult journey to this point than most people know but we are now here with one of the most precious gifts in the world… a little girl!”
He continued: “I have so many strong and incredible women around me, I know she will have great examples to follow. Especially this woman right here – my wife and my rock.
“You are going to be the best mum in the world. I’m so excited to see our little one grow up and if by any chance she wanted to be like her daddy and bust a few moves, I’ve already got the dancing shoes covered!
He ended the comment with: “Can’t wait to meet you little sweetie.”
While the couple have not officially announced the baby’s due date, most parents wait until three months to announce the news.
With this in mind, the couple’s baby should be due in April 2019.
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