Not long to go until Eliza Marsland become a first-time mummy! The actress celebrated the imminent arrival of her child with a baby shower at the weekend – and sending her love and best wishes on her special day was close friend Michelle Keegan. Michelle was unfortunately unable to attend the party, but posted a sweet message on Twitter for her pregnant pal. "Hope @littlepintsize is having an amazing day at her baby shower. Wish I was there with you and the girls! Xxx," she wrote.
Michelle Keegan sent a sweet message to Eliza on the day of her baby shower
Eliza's pregnancy came just a few months after she tied the knot with Emmerdale actor Kelvin Fletcher. Although there was no official announcement, Eliza has shared a handful of photos with fans showing her growing baby bump. "Trying my hardest to work the pregnancy pose and @kelvin-fletcher just kills the picture. #soontobe3ofus," she wrote alongside one showing the couple posing tummy-to-tummy.
Just two weeks ago, she shared a snapshot of husband and wife at the Chester Races, joking that they were "treating the bump to some vip action".
Eliza has shared a handful of photos with fans showing her baby bump
Eliza and Kevin were married in a romantic wedding ceremony in November last year, in front of guests including Michelle, and his Emmerdale co-stars. Speaking exclusively to HELLO!, Kelvin said he felt "complete" after marrying the girl of his dreams.
"I knew I wanted to marry Liz the day I met her. Deep down I knew she was The One," said the 31-year-old actor, who plays Andy Sugden in the long-running soap.
Kelvin and Eliza were married in November
"The image of Liz coming towards me up the aisle will live with me forever. She took my breath away. She looked so beautiful."
The proud groom added: "We didn't need a piece of paper to prove anything because we know we love each other. But now that it's here, it feels so right," he added. "Marriage completes us."