People.com Celebrity Parents Pregnant Lauren Bushnell Lane Debuts Baby Bump as Husband Chris Is 'Secretly Hoping for a Boy' The Bachelor alum says she's due in early June 2021 By Benjamin VanHoose Benjamin VanHoose Twitter Benjamin VanHoose is an Associate Editor on the Movies team at PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE for over three years as a writer and reporter across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial to the Oscars. He regularly covers red carpet events and has interviewed stars like Drew Barrymore, Ryan Reynolds and Kirsten Dunst. He previously worked as a copy editor at Topix Media Lab. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 9, 2020 01:55 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Lauren Bushnell Lane is showcasing her baby bump! The Bachelor alum, 30, and her country star husband Chris Lane, 36, announced on Sunday that they are expecting their first child together, sharing on Instagram an ultrasound of their baby on the way. The couple tied the knot in Nashville last October after they first started dating in 2018. "It was very exciting but now feels even more real seeing the ultrasound and hearing the heartbeat," Bushnell Lane exclusively told PEOPLE of the news. "We are just soaking it all in!” On Tuesday, the mom-to-be debuted her baby bump, tracking how her body has changed from Thanksgiving day to now. Bushnell Lane also revealed her due date is the "beginning of June." "Baby was really making an appearance on Thanksgiving. And this was pre stuffing and turkey," she wrote on her Instagram Story while sharing a mirror selfie throwback from the holiday. "Today!" she wrote with an up-to-date snapshot, posing in leggings and a cozy hat. "Finally feeling better over the last few weeks and been able to sneak in 15-20 minute daily workouts. Feels so good to not be a couch potato anymore." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Lauren Bushnell Lauren. Lauren Bushnell Lane Instagram Lauren Bushnell Lane. Lauren Bushnell Lane Instagram Ben Higgins Responds to Ex-Fiancée Lauren Bushnell's Pregnancy: 'What a Thing to Celebrate!' Lane opened up about the pregnancy news, telling Radio.com's Kelly Ford earlier this week that they are "very excited" and had "been trying for a while." He also revealed he's "secretly hoping" for a son. "It almost doesn't feel real, but here we are … [this year has] given us a chance to kind of concentrate on this and not be exhausted from the road and all that kind of stuff ... It gave us a chance to really try, and hallelujah thank the lord it worked out!" the "Big, Big Plans" singer said. "My parents are obviously very happy," he added. "They already have one grandbaby, who is 9 years old, that my twin brother had. We're gonna find out [the sex]. We don't have too much longer. ... My mom, she's hoping for a girl. I'm secretly hoping for a boy. I think my wife wants a girl." RELATED GALLERY: Who's Due Next? Sierra Dawn, Fantasia Barrino and More Celebs Who Are Expecting "A dream ☁️ Except I'm not dreaming. I'm wide awake," Bushnell Lane captioned her Instagram post announcing her pregnancy. "Holding your dads hand, watching you dance around in my belly. Listening to your little heart beat. My new favorite sound. A miracle. New life. Our sweet baby. Thank you Jesus! All the glory belongs to You 🙏" Bushnell Lane told PEOPLE about how she learned she was going to be a mom and the moment she told her husband. "I just had a feeling so I took a pregnancy test. There really wasn't anything physical happening; I just had a funny feeling I was pregnant," she explained. "I took a test and believe I was about three-and-a-half weeks at that point, so the second line was very faint. I showed Chris and he didn't believe the test. We went to the store together and bought a digital test and it clearly read 'pregnant.' I think I took about 10 more still in disbelief!" she added. "Because I was so early we both were shocked but cautiously optimistic!"