Nicola Adams so excited as shes expecting a baby with girlfriend Ella via IVF

Nicola Adams and Ella Baig have announced they're set to become parents as they are expecting their first child together.

The pair took to Instagram to announce the news as they shared a black and white snap of them kissing in front of the sea followed by an ultrasound of their unborn child.

In the caption, they wrote: "We’re so excited to announce that our family is expanding," with a white heart emoji and a dove emoji.

They continued: "After what feels like a lifetime, we can finally say we’re going to be parents!

"We’re so excited to share this magical journey with you all, the ups, the downs everything in between," followed by a stars emoji. They added: "Welcome to the world little one".


Strictly Come Dancing pal Katya Jones was first on the scene to share her joy over the baby news as she wrote: "I am beyond excited and happy for you!!!!!!! What a beautiful news!!!!!!!!! You gonna be such amazing parents!!!" with a heart eyes emoji.

Meanwhile fans were equally excited as one person commented: "Ahhh congratulations to you both that is SO EXCiTING!"

While another shared: "Oh my god yey this is so amazing congratulations to both of you," with three heart eyes emojis and two red heart emojis.

Nicola, 39, opened up on her and Ella's IVF journey in an interview with Vogue, explaining that in her career as a boxer she was encouraged to have her eggs frozen to take the pressure off.

A year into her relationship with Ella, 23, Nicola explained they started speaking more seriously about starting a family.

In 2019, they decided to start their fertility journey as Nicola said: "We decided that Ella would carry the baby, that we’d use my egg, and find a sperm donor that resembled Ella."

However, the first rounds of IVF with an underactive thyroid without knowing it. "which can dramatically impact the chances of having a healthy pregnancy."

Nicola said: "Our first attempt failed and Ella had a miscarriage."

Following a switch in fertility doctors and being on the right medication for her thyroid, the pair attempted IVF again.

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"We had two failed attempts in total. I was really upset," Nicola shared.

Nicola went on to share that two months ago they found out Ella was pregnant and they're overjoyed by the news.

"I’m so happy, but it’s also been emotional. We were worried about getting too excited because we’d miscarried before, but I think it’s really important that we try to enjoy it rather than dwelling on what could go wrong," she said.

Nicola added that they want more children in the future.

She shared: "Next time around, I think the process will be a lot easier for us. We now know what to expect and will be prepared for whatever happens, good or bad.

"And, as for the baby that’s on the way, we’ll have so much to tell them when they grow up. We’ll say, 'You have no idea how much we wanted you!'"

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