After a rough start Hollyoaks star Kieron Richardson and his husband Carl Hyland are expecting twins.
The couple have been longing to start a family together for over a year, having married in 2015.
The couple announced the news via a video posted to Kieron’s Instagram. The video pans their Christmas tree adorned with two Mickey and Minnie Mouse decorations titled “Baby on Board”.
Sitting in front of their tree, with Pug in tow, Kieron and Carl unwrap a present to reveal a notice board which reads “Twins coming 2017”.
This comes as wonderful news for the pair, having previously tried IVF four times and failed with the same surrogate.
The video was captioned “Merry Christmas to us thanks to the British Surrogacy centre”.
In an interview with The Mirror earlier this year, the father to be said although it was “tough” they would not be discouraged from fulfilling their dream to be parents.
“Everyone is fit and healthy, yet it just not working. We wont look for another mother. It is just one of those things. We won’t stop until we have our baby.”
What a wonderful Christmas present for the happy parents-to-be!