Big Brother lovebirds Jessica Graf along with also Cody Nickson are expecting their first child, ET can confirm. nevertheless the joyful news almost got overshadowed by The Bachelorette!
“We actually found out while watching the finale of The Bachelorette,” Graf tells ET. “I wasn’t feeling well along with also decided to take a test even though I was pretty sure I wasn’t pregnant. I didn’t tell Cody — I just went along with also laid back in bed with him, pregnancy test in my hoodie pocket. The show distracted me, so I forgot which was in there until after which ended.”
With the credits rolling on the nail-biting finale, Graf then remembered she had a possibly life-changing stick in her pocket.
“I pulled the stick out along with also immediately gasped at the result,” she says. “Cody looked at me scared along with also confused at the look on my face, [then] when I handed him the stick he immediately burst out into laughter along with also I burst into tears. which was the best surprise!”
“We weren’t trying to get pregnant … nevertheless we weren’t not trying!” adds Graf, who met Nickson while filming season 19 of Big Brother.
While the engaged couple, who won season 30 of The Amazing Race, don’t yet know whether they’re having a boy or a girl, they’re planning on finding out by having a gender reveal brunch the day after their upcoming wedding, in order which family along with also friends can celebrate with them.
“Our families are so excited,” Graf says. “which will be my mom’s first grandchild along with also Cody’s parents’ eighth grandchild. Paisley, Cody’s daughter, has actually been asking us for a baby brother all summer. She spoke which into existence!”
Graf says her pregnancy has been smooth along with also she has developed a “brand-new superpower” with her heightened sense of smell.
The reality couple first teased the pregnancy on Sunday, posting images of Nickson holding Graf’s stomach on social media, with the momma-to-be also sharing an Instagram Story reading, “will be she pregnant or getting fat? which’s a secret I’ll never tell. xoxo, Gossip Girl.”
The happy pair then confirmed the pregnancy with excited posts on Monday.
“WE’RE PREGNANT! along with also I’m over the moon!” Graf wrote alongside a photo showing the couple holding a sonogram picture. “I’m so excited to bring our first child into which life we have created together! I’ve been pretty quiet on Instagram lately. I’ve been avoiding posting stories along with also photos as much as I normally do because we’ve been taking which time to truly enjoy all the great blessings we have in our life.”
“Considering our engagement was leaked before we could tell anyone, which’s been so great to be able to share our brand-new addition with our loved ones before creating which announcement!” Graf added. “I’m a little over 11 weeks along with also we plan on bringing our little angel into the planet on April 11, 2019, just two days before Cody’s birthday . We’re honored to be adding the FIFTH Big Brother baby to the planet! We can’t wait to meet you little one along with also we already love you more than anything! #MomToBe #BabyOnBoard.”
Nickson also took to Instagram to gush about his family joy.
“Every day, Jessica along with also I thank the Lord for all the blessings He gives us,” he wrote. “along with also at which point we are blessed with the greatest gift. .. a child. We are beyond pleased. Thank you for all who have stood with us in support … along with also thank you to those who have opposed us to make all the victories worth which. I’m looking forward to Jessica being my wife along with also the matriarch of the Nickson establishment in Texas. What an incredible year.”
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