MKR’s Carly and Tresne confirm they are expecting a baby boy

The couple's darling daughter Poppy Grace sadly passed away from cancer in February last year.
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Beloved My Kitchen Rules couple Carly and Tresne have shared the happy news that they are expecting a baby boy, due in August this year.

WATCH NOW: MKR’s Carly and Tresne confirm they are expecting a baby.

The childhood cancer advocates took to their joint Instagram account in late March to announce their family would be growing by a member, much to the delight of their almost 40,000 followers. 

“We have some exciting news! Poppy Grace is going to be a big sister!” they penned. 

“We’ve been battling with the right time to share this news, as we always want to be sensitive to those who have been going through their own challenges with cancer and fertility treatment. But this bump is getting too big to hide!”

We couldn’t be happier for Carly and Tresne. (Credit: Instagram)

While the news is undoubtedly happy, it hasn’t been smooth sailing for the couple to conceive after their darling Poppy Grace passed away from leukemia in February 2023 at just 20 months old.

Battling through the IVF process and their grief together, Carly admitted that in the last 12 months, Tresne had undergone six rounds of IVF, a platelet-rich plasma treatment, and an additional fertility treatment in Mexico. 

As for Carly, following a heartbreaking miscarriage in June last year, she underwent a second round of IVF.

“Between us we’ve managed to undergo 9 general anesthetics in the past 6 months,” Carly divulged in the announcement post.

The couple have described the pregnancy as “something very positive.” (Credit: Instagram)

To accompany the announcement post, the expectant mothers shared a compilation of clips of them having their first scan, to finding out the gender of ‘baby Middleton.’

“This darling little boy is something very positive for us to look forward to,” Carly wrote. 

“We want to give this sweet little boy the best possible chance, and we know that our beautiful Poppy will be excitedly looking down on us with happiness dancing in her heart.”

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