By peoplestaff225
Updated February 03, 2009 12:30 PM

Actress Sarah Shahi and her fiancé, actor Steve Howey, are expecting their first child, her rep confirms to CBB.

Although her rep gives a fall due date, the creator of Sarah’s hit show Life shares that she is “almost four months pregnant” (making her due this summer) and jokes that the news has posed quite a “challenge and a … challenge” for the writers. According to Rand Ravich, Sarah’s character will soon be switching forces in order to give her a break from her demanding shooting schedules.

Sarah, 29, will also be making an appearance on the series finale of The L Word in March. Steve, 31, famous for his role on Reba, recently appeared in the movie Bride Wars.

Source: E!