Actor Penn Badgley and his musician wife, Domino Kirke are expecting! The pair, who married in Feb. 2017 announced the happy news on Kirke’s Instagram account today.

This will be the first child together for the couple and the second child for Kirke. The new baby will make Cassius, Kirke’s 10-year-old son from a previous relationship, a big brother.

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On the road again… pregnancy after loss is a whole other thing. After two miscarriages in a row we were ready to call it. I stopped trusting my body and started to accept the fact that I was done. As a birth attendant, I’ve seen and heard it all. It takes everything I’ve got to detach lovingly from the losses I’ve been present for and be in my own experience. When I was pregnant at 25, I knew nothing. I had no community. I dove in blissfully unaware about birth and its mysteries. Now, with 10 years worth of experience to pull from, I treasure my birth community and the knowledge I have. You’re already teaching us how to stay in the day in a way we’ve never had to, little one. Thank you.

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The singer was very candid when announcing her pregnancy, reflecting on several miscarriages. In a sweet message to baby, she writes “You’re already teaching us how to stay in the day in a way we’ve never had to, little one. Thank you.”

Congrats to the happy couple!

––Karly Wood

Feature image: Domino Kirke via Instagram

 

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