MTV reality star Jenni "JWoww" Farley is going to be a mom! Following in the footsteps of her longtime friend and fellow former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, who welcomed a son in 2012, Farley announced Wednesday that she is expecting her first child with her fiancé, Roger Mathews.
Farley, 27, confirmed the pregnancy announcement on her official website Christmas Day alongside an image of the couple's holiday card, which features a photo of the unborn baby. "We couldn't have wished for a better gift this Christmas!" reads the card, adding, "Happy Holidays from our growing family to yours!"
"Merry Christmas from within! Roger and I couldn't have asked for a better Christmas gift this year!" Farley later added on her blog, confirming she decided to post the pregnancy announcement on her official website so that her most devoted fans would receive the happy news first.
"We wanted to share this exciting news with you all first because you have been a part of our lives these past few years and seen the love between Roger and me develop and blossom. We are so excited to share this new chapter of our lives with you as we become parents and create more memories with a new addition to our family… We are extremely happy and cannot wait for our bundle of joy to arrive!"
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The baby, whom the couple referred to as "Baby Mathews" on the pregnancy announcement, is reportedly due in July of 2014.
Following the announcement, Farley's former "Jersey Shore" co-star and current co-star of MTV's "Snooki & JWoww," reached out to the reality star to offer her congratulations. "IM SO EXCITED MY BEST FRIEND @JENNIWOWW IS PREGNANT!" said Polizzi, 26. "Finally we can be MOMS together. love you boo! I got you," she later added.
The first-time parents last made headlines for their engagement in September 2012. Mathews, 37, reportedly proposed to his reality-TV star fiancé with a handwritten sign. The duo has been an item since 2009.