Alex Gerrard reveals she and Steven are expecting baby number three

Alex Gerrard reveals she and Steven are expecting baby number three

“It”s brought us closer together”: Alex Gerrard reveals she and Steven are expecting baby number three

9:35 AM on 17th May 2011

Alex Gerrard has revealed she is expecting her third baby with husband Steven.

The 28-year-old WAG is over three months pregnant and said she is thrilled to announce the happy news.

Posing in a new photoshoot for OK! magazine, Alex also said the pregnancy has already brought her and Steven closer together.

Happy news: Alex Gerrard, seen here in April, has revealed she is expecting her third baby

Happy news: Alex Gerrard, seen here in April, has revealed she is expecting her third baby

She said: “I suppose it”s brought me and Steven closer because we”re so excited. It”s great because he”s had loads of time off and we”re both really happy.

“He”s being so nice. He took me away to Dubai and got me a very nice present. He”s very caring and is looking after me.”

And Alex says while she and Steven are excited about their impending arrival, the news had come as a bit of a shock.

She said: “It didn”t feel real because t was all so quick. It wasn”t planned, we were quite happy as we were, the kids are quite independent now it was so nice.”

Expanding family: Alex and husband Steven are already parents to Lexie (pictured) and Lilly-Ella

Expanding family: Alex and husband Steven are already parents to Lexie (pictured) and Lilly-Ella

But now they have had time to get used to the idea, Alex and Steven have also broken the news to their daughters, Lexie, five, and seven-year-old Lilly-Ella.

Closer together: Alex said the pregnancy has actually helped her relationship with Steven

Closer together: Alex said the pregnancy has actually helped her relationship with Steven

She said: “They”re both really excited. They haven”t stopped talking about it. They keep saying to me, “Mum, is it still in there” “

However, Alex laughed that her daughters won”t get a minute”s peace when the new baby arrives.

She added: “I”m going to have the girls running ragged. I”;ll be saying to them, “Do this, do that!” They”re so girlie that they”ll love it.

“My first pregnancy was such a shock because suddenly everything revolves around the baby, but with the second you get used to it and you know the routine, so the third should be easy, fingers crossed!”

And while Alex and Steven aren”t planning to find out the sex of the baby before she gives birth, they are hoping it might be a little boy.

But before she even gives birth, Alex has to survive her pregnancy cravings, and there”s one craving which is running her life at the moment.

She admitted: “I”ve been obsessed with Branston Pickle ever since my friend made me a cheese and pickle butty!

“I”ve been sending Steven to the shops for it! I”m always hungry and don”t stop eating. I”m a terrible picker.”

Alex added this will be the last baby for her and Steven, saying: “Oh God, I couldn”t have any more, four is a lot – three is enough.”