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Fans of the reality TV star are losing it after she posted a series of photos from a stunning seaside pregnancy shoot, featuring Tarek's two children Taylor and Brayden.
Sharing the thrilling news with her 2.8 million Instagram followers, Heather, 34, wrote: "Surprise!!! Baby El Moussa coming early 2023!!"
Heather, who has been a series regular on the Netflix reality series since season one, tied the knot with fellow real estate TV star Tarek El Moussa back in October 2021 and the couple have since made it known that they were hoping for a child together.
Tarek shares daughter Taylor, 11, and son Brayden, 6, with his first wife and former Flip or Flop co-star Christina Haack.
Helping to raise Taylor and Brayden since she started her relationship with Tarek, Heather had often referred to herself as their "bonus mom."
According to the t-shirt Taylor is wearing in the pregnancy shoot, it looks as though Heather and Tarek's baby is due in January.
Speaking to People about their growing family, Heather admitted that the news of a baby had come to them as "a huge shock."
She explained: "We just weren't expecting this. We had just gone through IVF. We had embryos on ice. We had a plan.
"I think when you least expect it and there's no stress in your life, the world just brought us what was meant to be. I'm so excited that it happened like this."
Despite the surprise, having children with Tarek wasn't far from Heather's mind before she got the news. After seeing how fantastic her husband is with his two children, the former model admitted she had been hoping for a child of their own.
"As your love grows more and more and you fall deeper in love with someone and you build this life together, I started picturing myself having a child with Tarek", she said.
"I started thinking I just wanted to create something with the man that I'm in love with."
The Selling Sunset and Flip or Flop stars were in the middle of filming their own HGTV docu-series called The Flipping El Moussas when they found out there was a baby El Moussa on the way.
The couple have already taken a test to determine their baby's gender, but won't find out until their gender reveal party in a couple of weeks' time.
Heather also spilled that she had already shared the news with some of her Selling Sunset co-stars, including Mary Fitzgerald, Chrishell Stause, and Emma Hernan, who are all "so happy" for her.
We're so thrilled for Heather and Tarek. Congratulations guys!