Congratulations are in order for Days of our Lives star Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa Donovan), who is beyond thrilled to share that she and her husband, Jason Wayne, are expecting their first baby.
The actress, who is already mom to two sons via foster care, tells People that the bundle of joy she's expecting is a girl.
"I'm so relieved," Lilley says of her baby's gender. "I absolutely love being a mom of boys, but... the reason we wanted the girl is now my sons won't have a bio-son to compare themselves to and I think that's really, really important."
Lilley and her husband are parents to a two-year-old foster son, whom they took in when he was just four months old, and his biological half-brother, who is now eleven months old. They're currently undergoing the adoption process with their older son, awaiting the final court date for confirmation.
"All the legal paperwork is in ... but we're still waiting for his adoption day, which is going to be absolutely ridiculously exciting," she shares.
Lilley joined the cast of DAYS in 2013 but left in 2016 to focus on other projects. Fans who are hoping she'll returning to the NBC soap opera anytime soon will have to put their wishes elsewhere: the actress says she's focusing her energy on being a mom for the time being.
The actress took to Instagram to share that her baby girl's due date falls near her own birthday, which is August 4.
Last year, Lilley shared an emotional message with fans to reveal that she had suffered a miscarriage. The intent of her message, which you can read here, was to let women know that they were not alone in their pain.
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