Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards reveals she’s expecting first child with footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain


Little Mix's Perrie Edwards has revealed she is expecting her first child with partner Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

The singer posted a photo of her midriff to Instagram with the caption: "So happy to be on this wild journey with my soulmate. Me + Him = You. We can't wait to meet you baby Ox!"

A second picture showed Liverpool footballer Oxlade-Chamberlain cradling his partner's baby bump.

Edwards and Oxlade-Chamberlain have been in a relationship since the start of 2017.

The England player posted on his own page: "Anyone got any advice on how to change nappies? so grateful and excited to become a dad. bring on the sleepless nights."


Edwards is the second member of Little Mix to reveal she is pregnant this month, after Leigh-Anne Pinnock announced she was expecting with footballer fiancé Andre Gray, who plays for Watford.

Reacting to her bandmate's pregnancy, Pinnock commented on Instagram: "Arghhhhhhhh so so so happy for you both! And so bloody happy we get to go on this journey together! Love you so much."

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Little Mix's third member, Jade Thirwell, said: "Beaming for you both… I'm the luckiest auntie in the world! Love youuuuu x."

The trio have been part of Little Mix since the group formed in 2011 on The X Factor. Jesy Nelson left the group at the end of last year, saying being a member had "taken a toll" on her mental health.

Little Mix and former band member Jesy Nelson (left) - Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock - pictured at the Brit Awards when they were a foursome in 2019. Pic: AP

L/R: Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock at the Brit Awards when they still were a foursome in 2019. Pic: AP

Other celebrities were quick to congratulate Edwards.

Love Island host and new mum Laura Whitmore commented on the post: "Yes mama."

Vicky Pattison, who rose to fame on Geordie Shore, said: "AAAAAARRRRGGHHHH!!!! Omg mate!!! Congratulations hun!!!".

Oxlade-Chamberlain was congratulated on his social media post by Newcastle striker Callum Wilson, former Arsenal teammate Calum Chambers, and fellow Liverpool star Andy Robertson.


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