Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Blake and Ryan are expecting their first child

Blake Lively has revealed that she and husband Ryan Reynolds are expecting their first child together.

The 27-year-old actress announced the news via her new lifestyle website, Preserve, posting a picture of herself with baby bump underneath a host of pictures of other pregnant women in a piece celebrating family.

'Family is the single word our founder, Blake built this home on' says the website, leaving us in no doubt that Blake's blossoming belly is the real deal.

Blake married 38-year-old Ryan in an intimate ceremony in South carolina in 2012, and since then it's clear that family has been foremost on the couple's mind, with Blake hinting in several magazine interviews that she was ready for motherhood.

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And with her new website up and running, could we be getting regular updates on Blake's pregnancy? We hope so…