Celebrity Parents Maria Menounos Clarifies She and Husband Aren't Expecting 'Yet' but Hope to Share 'Good News' Soon She recently hinted on her Better Together show that she and husband Keven Undergaro were planning to expand their family By Benjamin VanHoose and Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 7, 2021 03:10PM EST Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Maria Menounos is clarifying where she currently stands in her process to become a mom. During recent episodes of her Better Together show, the television personality hinted at her plans to expand her family with husband Keven Undergaro. She teased earlier this week that they were considering a move from Los Angeles to Nashville for the "kid phase" of their lives, seeking a sense of community for their future children to grow up in. Menounos now tells PEOPLE they aren't quite expecting just yet. "We are still in progress, not pregnant yet!" she says. "That's the plan, and we will share good news when we can." She teased the 2021 arrival of new additions during the Dec. 15 episode of Better Together, becoming emotional while sharing how the promise of the newborns helped her encourage her mother Litsa amid a serious health battle. (Litsa has been dealing with a brain tumor after battling stage 4 brain cancer, and last month she contracted COVID-19.) "I said to her, 'You gotta get strong, you gotta hang on — you've got grandchildren coming, and they might even be showing up...' well, they're definitely showing up next year," she said at the time. "I was gonna say around a certain time, but I won't share yet because I don't wanna — anyway!" 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. Keven Undergaro and Maria Menounos in 2018. Sonia Moskowitz/Getty RELATED GALLERY: Who's Due Next? Celebs Who Are Expecting "I said, 'Are you excited?' and she goes, 'I'm very excited.' I was like, 'Okay, Mom,' " Menounos said, adding that her mom is "hanging on for this, and she will." Menounos and Undergaro opened up to PEOPLE in 2018 about starting a family, sharing at the time that they were considering surrogacy. Since Menounos had a benign brain tumor removed in 2017, they had to consult doctors about pursuing a pregnancy. "We definitely want children," said Undergaro at the time. "But I'm very concerned about her going through a pregnancy, and I would like to explore [using a] surrogate because her body has been through hell. I want a baby desperately, but I don't want it to be at the risk of her health." Then, in November 2019, Menounos told Entertainment Tonight that they were moving forward with the surrogacy process. "Today, Kevin finally sent in our paperwork to the surrogate agency because it's been sitting on my desk for, like, two weeks," she shared at the time. "... I put it on his desk and said, 'Can you just scan this and send it in? Let's go have these kids!'... You never know. Maybe by next Christmas we'll have little Marias and Kevins running around."