1skeltHelen Skelton is pregnant with her second child. The 33-year-old television presenter – who already has 17-month-old son Ernie with her husband Richie Myler – announced the news in a series of tweets posted on her Twitter page on Saturday afternoon.

One tweet featured her son grinning and holding a board which read: “Ready for my partner in crime, due Spring 2017.” The former Blue Peter presenter captioned the photo: “Three getting set to become four. #newbaby #feelingblessed (sic)”

Sources close to the couple say they’re “excited” to welcome the bundle of joy next year. They told The Sun on Sunday newspaper: “They are excited Ernie will have a brother or sister. It’s due in Spring 2017.”