'I thought I could never conceive': Love Island's Cally Jane Beech reveals pregnancy with Luis Morrison has brought her utter joy after discovering she had 'problems with her womb'
They announced they were expecting their child - and the first Love Island baby - on Friday.
But Cally Jane Beech has admitted that she is not only excited but incredibly grateful for the news - after believing she would never conceive due to 'problems with her womb'.
The 25-year-old reality star, who is expecting her first child with beau Luis Morrison, admitted to OK! that she 'couldn't stop crying' when she discovered she was pregnant - after a year of bleeding led her to believe she would never be a mother.
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Happier than ever: Cally Jane Beech and Luis Morrison told OK! they are utterly ecstatic about their pregnancy - as they believed the brunette could never conceive
Cally, who got together with the footballer on this year's Love Island, gushed to the magazine: ‘I can’t believe I’m pregnant, I thought I could never conceive.’
The reality star had been incredibly fearful that she would never have her own children, after suffering serious health problems with her womb.
She explained: 'We actually paid for an early scan at ten weeks because I was worried after a lot of problems with my womb, when I had continuous bleeding for a year.’
Excited: Read their full, exciting story in this week's OK! Magazine - out today
However after discovering the overwhelming news, the brunette admitted she could not contain her joy, adding: ‘When I heard the heartbeat I couldn’t stop crying.’
The pair, who only announced the pregnancy on Friday, are still yet to discover the gender of the baby - but admit they are certain it will be a little boy.
Cally said confidently: ‘We’re convinced it’s a boy and we’ll be shocked if it’s a girl. We’ll find out on December 23, so it’ll be a nice Christmas present.’
Meanwhile boyfriend Luis, who plays for Altrincham FC, added that he will be happy whatever sex the baby is, as he will encourage either to join him on the sports field.
He said: ‘I’m excited about meeting my little footballer, even if it’s a girl.'
Cute couple: Love Island's Cally Jane Beech and Luis Morrison will be trying out the trials and tribulations of parenting for real as they have announced they are expecting their first child
Copy Cally in a PrettyLittleThing lace up dress
Yummy mummy-to-be Cally Jane Beech is a sassy dresser, so we’re sure she won’t be putting away the bodycon dresses and stilettos during her pregnancy.
Pictured pre-pregnancy earlier this year, Cally went underwear-free in this nude midi dress from PrettyLittleThing, which has a lattice effect all the way up the torso revealing more than just a flash of flesh!
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Looking back at his own upbringing as a new father-to-be, the hunk then admitted that he would not be adverse to adopting in the future after their first biological child is born.
‘I want a whole football team,' he added. 'I was adopted, so I’d also like to adopt one day.
Cally and Luis first announced they were expecting their first child on Friday.
Taking to Instagram, the pretty mum-to-be shared a sweet snap of a pair of baby boots as she proudly announced the news to her fans.
Sharing the joy: Taking to Instagram on Friday, Cally, 24, shared a sweet snap of a pair of baby boots as she proudly announced the news to her fans
Alongside the cute picture she wrote: 'So some of you may have noticed iv been a little ill and quiet.... but I have the best news to tell you all....me and my amazing man @luismorrison39 are expecting a little addition to our lives in 2017.
'The most amazing feeling in the world #babyJamal #loveislandbaby [sic].'
The couple, who met on the 2015 series on Love Island and finished in fourth place, are the first pair from the ITV2 programme to have a child together.
Daddy-to-be: Luis also announced the news on Instagram, sharing a throwback snap of himself with the doll he cared for on Love Island
Luis also announced the news on Instagram, sharing a throwback snap of himself with the doll he cared for on Love Island, as he wrote: 'Got some unbelievable news that I thought I'd share with you all!
'I'm so excited to announce that Me and my gorgeous @misscallyjane are having a baby #jamal.'
The pair had looked after a doll called Jamal during one of the challenges on ITV2's Love Island - which is now a situation they will playing out for real.
The couple were immediately inundated with message so support and well wishes, with Vicky Pattison sharing her love for the duo.
Perfect pair: Cally Jane and Luis knew each other before appearing on Love Island last year, but got serious on the ITV2 dating show and finished in fourth place
Parenting practice: The couple famously tried their hand at parenting during a challenge on last year's Love Island, which saw them take care of a doll lovingly dubbed Jamal
Posting a picture of the cute couple, she gushed: 'Huge congratulations to one of my favourite couples in the world!!!
' So the news is finally out... My amazing friends @misscallyjane and @luismorrison39 are expecting their first child!!! I am thrilled to ribbons and over the moon for you both!!!
'I have no doubt you're going to be amazing parents and I'm so excited for you!So much love....'
Proud pal: Vicky Pattison took to Instagram to congratulate her friends on their baby news
Cally Jane and Luis knew each other before appearing on Love Island last year, but got serious on the ITV2 dating show.
While other contestants - like 2015 winners Jessica Hayes and Max Morley - have split since the finale, the couple have remained firmly together.
Although they may be expecting a baby together, footballer Luis recently revealed he'd imposed a temporary sex ban to keep him focused before matches.
Still going strong: While other contestants - like 2015 winners Jessica Hayes and Max Morley - have split since the finale, Cally and Luis have remained firmly together
He told The Sun: 'We have a strict code – no sex 24 hours before a game because it f***s up my legs.
'There's something in sperm that if it comes out of your body before a match it f***s up your legs and your whole system.'
He added candidly: 'It's f***ing hard though when she's got her sexy underwear on. She puts one of my old shirts on sometimes.'
For the love of the game: Although they may be expecting a baby together, footballer Luis recently revealed he refused to sleep with Cally before matches to keep him focused
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