She showed off her rather prominent baby bump when she excitedly announced she was pregnant alongside fiance, Matty ‘J’ Johnson, on Thursday night.
And it appears that Laura Byrne went to great lengths to keep the couple’s happy news under wraps in the weeks before the announcement.
The 31-year-old covered up her baby bump when she stepped out with Matty on Father’s Day, just two weeks ago.
Keeping mum! Laura Byrne covered up her baby bump as she stepped out with fiance Matty ‘J’ Johnson on Father’s Day just under two weeks ago
Laura wore a billowing white blouse and a pair of charcoal baggy trousers as the pair went shopping in Bondi Beach with their daughter Marlie-Mae.
The brunette beauty’s midsection was also covered by Marlie-Mae, one, who sat on her mother’s hip.
Laura was simply glowing makeup free, and she wore her shiny brunette locks down.
Casual and comfy: Laura wore a billowing white blouse and a pair of charcoal baggy trousers as the couple went shopping in Bondi Beach
Laura has also hidden her pregnancy well on Instagram too – posting pictures of herself in loose-fitting clothing or photos taken from the waist up.
Matty and Laura announced they are expecting their second child together on Thursday evening.
‘Marlie-Mae learning shocked face couldn’t have been timed any better.. WE’RE HAVING A BABY!’ Matty, 32, wrote alongside a family photo on Instagram.
‘Please brace yourself for twice the amount of dad jokes,’ he added.
‘I reckon we’ve kept this little beach ball under wraps for long enough….. Halfway to number 2,’ Laura, 31, wrote in a separate post shared to her own account.
Glowing and gorgeous: Laura was simply glowing during the outing
‘A big shout out to @matthewdavidjohnson for his contribution,’ she cheekily added.
‘You’re hands down my favourite Bachelor, I love you forever and our little family.’
Matty J and Laura’s exciting announcement was quickly inundated with comments from well wishers, including past and present Bachelor stars.
Osher Günsberg wrote: ‘YES!!’, while Bella Varelis said she ‘couldn’t wait to meet the little angel’.
Exciting news! Laura showed off a rather prominent baby bump when she announced her exciting pregnancy news with fiance Matty J on Thursday night
Anna Heinrich, who is expecting her first child with Tim Robards commented: ‘Congrats. Again.’
Matty and Laura met and fell in love on The Bachelor three years ago.
In April last year, the loved-up couple got engaged while on holiday in Fiji.
They welcomed their first child, daughter Marlie-Mae Rose, in June 2019.
On Monday, the couple celebrated their third anniversary by going for a walk with their daughter in Byron Bay, NSW.
Happy times: In April last year, the loved-up couple got engaged while on holiday in Fiji. They welcomed their first child, daughter Marlie-Mae Rose, in June 2019